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Face mask fun in Mexico City

April 29, 2009 |  9:17 am

03As media coverage of the swine flu outbreak continues around the world, here in Mexico City people are starting to see a light side in the situation.

Roughly half the people on the streets of Mexico City whom I've seen in the last few days have donned the government-issued blue face masks.

Jesus Chairez, an artist, photographer and opinion writer from Dallas who now blogs here in Mexico City, took some awesome shots of people in the Zona Rosa neighborhood with their face masks.

Click here for more shots on Chairez's Flickr page.

— Deborah Bonello in Mexico City

Image reprinted with permission of Jesus Chairez