Ophthalmologist defends himself against criticism for receiving the Covid-19 vaccine

The ophthalmologist Alejandro Silva, said that all the hospital staff were vaccinated against Covid-19.

Mexico.- The ophthalmologist Alejandro Silva is defended of the critics received on social networks by get the vaccine against the coronavirus Covid-19 although It is not a priority healthcare personnel against infectious disease.

The doctor said he felt “surprised” by the reactions generated: “I didn’t see it coming,” he acknowledged in an interview with Adela Micha The Herald of Mexico, where he explained that he works for him Central Military Hospital in Mexico City (CDMX), which will function as a Covid-19 center.

He ophthalmologist explained that the hospital has not stopped providing care for other diseases, especially to patients who require surgeries or consultations: “I have not stopped working on the pandemic, I have covered the glaucoma service consultation”, He stated.

“The fact is that I am in direct contact with Covid patients even though it may not seem like it”Alejandro Silva. Ophthalmologist

Ophthalmologist reveals that all staff were vaccinated against Covid-19

According to ophthalmologist, most of its patients are people who are over 50 or 60 years of age, among whom would be asymptomatic patients even though they lack a diagnosis, in addition to the exploration being performed 10 or 15 centimeters from the face of each patient.

Alejandro Silva He added that if he becomes an asymptomatic carrier, he runs the risk of transmitting the virus. He pointed out that all the medical staff of the hospital, including those who are not of priority attention, the administrative and quartermaster staff were vaccinated after being inscribed on a list with his data: “I followed the protocols.”

The ophthalmologist said that he does not consider that the Central Military Hospital has made a mistake in the implementation of the protocol since there is a risk of the spread of the Covid-19.

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