A Letter From Mexico City, Where We’re Still Supposed to Be on Lockdown
The Pandemic Might Peter Out Before It's Taken More Seriously
What will happen first—the end of the pandemic, or the beginning of Mexico City taking the pandemic seriously?
COVID-19 hit our side of the world relatively late. That meant that Mexico City, where I live, had one month’s notice to prepare after seeing what was happening in Asia and Europe. Unfortunately, we did not use that advance warning well, and now we are still paying for it. Almost a year after COVID-19 hit us, we have reached approximately 600,000 confirmed cases and 30,000 deaths.
As the city continues to suffer under …