Coffee & Headlines • January 29, 2021

From today’s broadcast:

HEADLINES

Mexico’s death toll becomes the world’s third highest, surpassing India’s (IN ENGLISH): https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/28/world/mexico-coronavirus-deaths.html

Jalisco Governor Enrique Alfaro promised aid packages for businesses affected by current restrictions and it’s been a week: https://vallartaindependiente.com/2021/01/29/no-cumple-alfaro-con-su-palabra-de-apoyar-a-los-comerciantes/

There are no alternative treatments for Covid-19, in case you’ve been considering remedies and such: http://www.noticiaspv.com.mx/no-hay-tratamiento-alternativo-para-curar-el-covid-19-ss-jalisco-pv-en-aumento-de-casos/

Johnson & Johnson 1-dose shot prevents Covid-19, but less than some others (N ENGLISH): https://www.huffpost.com/entry/johnson-johnson-1-dose-shot-coronavirus_n_60140744c5b622df90f29788

Johnson & Johnson brings another effective Covid-19 vaccine to the arsenal: https://www.vox.com/2021/1/29/22238591/johnson-and-johnson-jnj-vaccine-effective-safety-one-dose-south-africa

What’s with the anal test for Covid-19: https://www.informador.mx/tecnologia/COVID-19-Que-hay-detras-de-las-pruebas-anales-de-deteccion-20210128-0105.html

China starts using anal swabs to test ‘high-risk’ people for Covid (IN ENGLISH): https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/jan/27/china-starts-using-anal-swabs-test-covid-high-infection-areas

Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador is practically asymptomatic, says Hugo López-Gatell: https://www.reforma.com/aplicacioneslibre/preacceso/articulo/default.aspx?urlredirect=https://www.reforma.com/presidente-esta-practicamente-asintomatico-gatell/ar2114925

LEISURE

Best wishes to Dwight Blake and his new restaurant, Il Panorama Gastonomico, at the former Vista Grill location: https://www.facebook.com/ilpanoramagastronomicopv

Mexican TV host criticized for traveling to Florida to get Covid vaccine (IN ENGLISH): https://news.yahoo.com/mexican-tv-host-criticised-travelling-093340925.html

Mexican cardiologist loses all credibility after suggesting a deadly cocktail for AMLO in a Twitter post: https://www.infobae.com/america/mexico/2021/01/29/quien-es-el-doctor-que-sugirio-medicar-a-lopez-obrador-para-provocarle-una-trombosis/

Common mental health advice we should actually ignore right now (IN ENGLISH): https://www.huffpost.com/entry/mental-health-advice-to-ignore_l_60104d02c5b6a0814272162d

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