In Mexico, the first stage of vaccination against COVID-19 in older adults across the country started, where the inoculations of some prominent personalities in the field of television, show business, politics, journalism, etc. stood out.
According to official reports of the Ministry of Health, after the intense day 23,369 doses were applied to older adults in Mexico of the AstraZeneca .
vaccine Among those vaccinated, the journalist Federico Arreola stood out, who spent several hours in line to receive his first dose, in the Cuajimalpa mayor's office of the Mexican capital, assured in his social networks.
“I already get vaccinated. I was registered by @Majhadera, editor-in-chief of @sdpnoticias and they called me. I've been in line for a while in Cuajimalpa. In an hour or so, they prick my arm. The system is efficient, I attest. Old people like me, if we are patients, we will get immunized today ”
In addition, he reported that they offered him the vaccine during one of his trips to the United States , but he decided to wait to get it in Mexico so as“ not to skip the line ”, and assured, also, that he trusts the strategy of the 4Q.
“15 days ago I visited Washington. They offered to vaccinate me. My age allowed it. With Pfizer or Moderna, excellent vaccines. I preferred to wait my turn in Mexico. I trust the 4T and @lopezobrador_, although I will not stop criticizing Gatell's rollero. AstraZeneca is another good option, ”he tweeted.
Rubén Aguilar, who served as spokesman for the presidency during the Vicente Fox government , wrote on social media that he was called to obtain the vaccine in Mexico City, but revealed that There were also some organizational problems and he asked the local government for an effort to improve.
“I am fortunate today to have been vaccinated. I hope that for the good of all, the government modifies the way of doing it, so that it is faster, friendly and, above all, more humane. ”
There was also good news in entertainment. The singer and actor Enrique Guzmán was captured in the facilities of the Family Medicine Unit number 22 of the IMSS in Mexico City.
“I received my first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine at 2:30 in the afternoon … there is no no reaction. I will keep you informed, "wrote the singer of La Plaga on Twitter after 4 in the afternoon.
" I do not know what the result is, what must be avoided is that there is this pandemic. If nothing happens, we will have to continue suffering, but if this helps us to defeat the bug, we are in the best disposition . If you don't, the epidemic will never end, ”the singer told the IMSS cameras.
Finally, the journalist Sergio Aguayo was also part of the people over 60 who were vaccinated during the first day in the capital from the country. The intellectual assured that there were errors and disorganization, but above all, good disposition of both those who attended and the medical staff.
“The wait is over. They already gave me the vaccine. In my little circle there were compliments to "Claudia's". While I wait for there to be no symptoms, a Servant arrives to take a photo of me without the masks. To "take a medical history." A balance. Everyone who attended us put their best effort. They had instructions of course but the will to serve was also obvious. On April 20 they will give me the second dose, ”he reported.
The Head of Government of Mexico City, Claudia Sheinbaum, reported that during the first day of vaccination to older adults, 30,332 people were vaccinated with the first doses against COVID-19.
In the Cuajimalpa mayor's office, 9,808 people were vaccinated; In Magdalena Contreras there were 15,326 and in Milpa Alta there were 5,198 , according to information from the capital government, with a cut-off date of February 15.
Regarding the goal for this Monday, he explained that it is planned to inject the first dose of 35,000 citizens ; However, he said that they have about 10,000 effective applications and if the goal is not reached, extraordinary measures could be taken to ensure that it is fulfilled.
Among these, he said, the possibility of extending the vaccination day to Saturdays and Sundays stands out. , as it recognized that there was a delay in some modules of application of the vaccine.