The first veterinary blood bank in Mexico has opened in Mérida in an effort to save the lives of pets who require blood transfusions.
Approximately 30 percent of households visited by municipal workers are inadvertently allowing the little buggers to breed, according to Diario de Yucatán.
It’s been established that re-heated pasta and rice is better for you. Now, a researcher says the same applies to traditional corn tortillas.
A five-day plan to spray all of Mérida for mosquitos is in place as part of the city’s ongoing campaign against dengue and chikungunya.
The Mexican government is expecting the number of visitors seeking medical treatment there to reach 650,000 annually by 2020, and Yucatán want a piece of the action.
A giant Zumba session of more than 1,000 people brought salsa and other Latin rhythms to the main square in program that encourages physical activity.
The world’s first dengue vaccine could be available in the second half of 2015, a French drug maker reported Monday as a late-stage clinical study showed that it was highly effective against severe cases of the disease.
As part of the Campaign Against National Influenza 2014, the Yucatán Health Sector yesterday launched a vaccination campaign in time for peak flu season.
In meat-centric Yucatán, a vegetarian food fair cut against the grain with more than 50 local and national exhibitors.
Mexico could be the first country to market a new dengue vaccine which in clinical trials reduced cases of the mosquito-borne disease by 60.8 percent.