Mexico Slow to Implement Strong Measures Against Coronavirus

MEXICO CITY—Mexico’s federal government is resisting utilizing powerful steps to sluggish the unfold of the novel coronavirus, even as President Trump reported Wednesday that he would block the entry of asylum seekers and ban nonessential journey across the U.S.-Mexico border.

On Wednesday early morning, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador reported he wouldn’t near airports, shut down enterprises or get other actions that may harm the overall economy.