The prominent ranchera music singer Vicente Fernández and his sons Alejandro and Gerardo were criticized after being accused of having received the vaccine outside the government’s protocol that gave priority to health workers.
He was the popular journalist and show commentator Juan José Origel, better known by his pseudonym Pepillo, who revealed in a YouTube video that Fernández and his children “have already been vaccinated.”
“I found out, who do you think has already been vaccinated? They don’t even know, no, no, no … They have already received the vaccination don Vicente Fernandez, ‘El Potrillo’ and even Gerardo, his brother, “he said.
“I am watching where I move heaven, sea and earth to get vaccinated. I don’t know if Doña Cuquita [la esposa de Vicente Fernández] Also, I found out about these three, “he added ironically.
“The corruption prevailing, the influentialism, There are people who grew up like this and see it as normal, the vaccination of the health sector has not finished yet, and the miserable people who believe they are worth more because they have money have already agreed to it? “; for doctors and nurses … As always money talks… “, so were some of the comments in the publication.
In his message, Origel also recognized the work and effort of the medical personnel who are at the forefront during the pandemic. “How good that nurses and doctors are the first to give them the vaccine, so that they continue working. What a job, my respects for the doctors and nurses, what a marvel, the truth, God bless you,” he declared.
With almost 1.5 million infections and more of 130,000 fatalities, Mexico is one of the Latin American countries most affected by the pandemic. It began vaccinating against COVID-19 on December 24, becoming one of the first countries in Latin America to do so. The Secretariat of Health of Mexico reported that, as of January 4, 43,960 health professionals had received the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine.