Panel to look into death of pregnant Indian woman in Mexico

The National Human Rights Commission in Mexico launched an investigation into the death of a pregnant Indian woman.

In a press release, the commission said a 20-year old Mixtec woman and her eight-month-old child died in March after being refused medical care. The woman allegedly waited five hours before suffering a heart attack and respiratory failure.

In a case from 2013, a 29-year-old Mazatec woman gave birth on the lawn outside of a clinic. She had tried to enter the clinic but the doors were apparently locked, the commission said in a press release in March.

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