In January we started vaccinating older adults against covid

President López Obrador explained that after vaccinating the elderly, people with chronic diseases will continue.  Photo: Special

President López Obrador explained that after vaccinating the elderly, people with chronic diseases will continue. Photo: Special

MEXICO CITY.

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador reported tonight that in the second half of January he will begin to vaccinate against covid adults aged 90 to 100 years.

“We start with the oldest, from 100 to 90 years old wherever they are; If they cannot leave their homes, we will go to their homes to vaccinate them. From 90 to 65 years old, the same, we are going to put into practice the same mechanism that we use to deliver the pensions of those who live in the most remote areas of the country, ”he explained.

The president explained that after vaccinating the elderly, people with chronic diseases will continue.

“Then the chronically ill, hypertension, diabetes, obesity; It may be that older adults are treated for those with these chronic diseases, and from there we will go down from 60 to 50, to the whole town, ”he mentioned.

He stressed that the vaccination of teachers is contemplated so that in states where there is a green traffic light, face-to-face classes are resumed.

“All teachers are already vaccinated, protected, both the elderly so that the grandparents, the children’s parents are vaccinated and the teachers as well and we avoid contagion and risks,” he added.

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