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Mexico's Economy Gets Slammed by Flu Epidemic (San Francisco Chronicle)

May 04, 2009

The San Francisco Chronicle quotes CGD visiting fellow Nora Lustig on the impact of H1N1 virus on Mexico's economy.

From the article:

""First there's the economic crisis, second there's the whole insecurity situation as a result of the drug-related crime, now third you have this epidemic compounding an already bad impact on the economy," said Nora Lustig, a Mexico expert at George Washington University and the Center for Global Development. "It means the average Mexican is going to be in a pretty horrible situation with not many other places to go.""

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