AMLO – El Financiero: It’s not that Ómicron is terrible, it’s that the world’s poor have been abandoned.
President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador He emphasized that the global situation is derived from the new alternative to omicron due to give up poor From the world.
“It’s not that the new variant is terrible, Micron, it is The world’s poor have been abandoned. The Covax mechanism was created so that poor countries could obtain vaccines, and it turns out that today this mechanism has distributed 5 percent of all applied vaccines.”
The president explained that these kinds of problems are due to inequality at the global level, which is why he stressed the importance of vaccinating the entire population of the country, with a special focus on poor communities.
“Don’t trust us, late attendance, What is happening with the new variant is that the vaccines have not reached Africa, out of every 100 vaccines, in Africa there are 6 on average,” he said.
He explained that because of the pension payments that are implemented in remote communities by government officials, and with the support of state governments, they are used to vaccinate residents of those areas.
“We have to keep vaccinating in very remote communities Because there’s been a lot of progress in vaccination, here in Mexico City it’s almost 100 percent but there are states where we still have to keep visiting small communities.”
He stressed that the state has sufficient vaccines to implement a strengthening plan for the sectors that need them.
“We don’t want anyone to run out of the vaccine, the booster is not left out for the elderly, the same for the teachers, some of the vaccines will be boosted that according to the research need for that booster, it won’t take long, we have vaccines to boost, for the whole booster plan.”