After huge effort that implied bringing the doses of the Sputnik V vaccine from Russia, news was known that shows to what extent sanitary measures are in the center of political debate of Argentina. In the early morning of Monday 400 doses were missed in Olavarra (Prov. of Buenos Aires) due to lack of cold, and when the data transcended they have not stopped multiplying explosives accusations.
Around the governor Axel Kicillof they suspect that it may have been a sabotage. And in the municipality, led by the money changer Ezequiel Galli, they do not rule out that hypothesis but they were unmarked from logistics, since the operation is led by the Nation with an important participation of the Province.
For Daniel Golln, Buenos Aires Minister of Health, there are no doubts. “A sabotage was registered at the Luciano Fortabat Provincial Oncology Hospital, in the city of Olavarra, due to the loss of cold chain of 400 doses of the Sputnik V vaccine, for extremely serious events, he said.
Among the data that attracted attention is the fact that security camera recording has been cut, in a health center that “never had a cold chain loss problem,” according to local authorities.
For others, the reason for the loss was the inexperience of those responsible. Anyway, on Monday morning the vaccines that should be between -18 and -40 degrees were found at 26 degrees.
The other hypothesis is that of a falla elctrica. Jos Stuppia, from the Municipal Workers Union, stressed that there was no sabotage but clumsiness.
“This is from a improvisacin jams vista, without any health strategy. The place where it was decided to vaccinate was not prepared. We have 70 years of experience in vaccination in Olavarra, we have a center that should not have the same in the province, disparate in an interview with Infobae.
The knobs were in the wrong place and the cameras weren’t working
In that sense, I conjectured that the high consumption of freezers would have originated an overload and subsequent cut. A study should have been done to see if that place was useful. But it’s all for politics, because The Cmpora it occurred to him to leave the vaccine where it did not belong. What sabotage, they are the ones responsible, accused the leader.
A prosecutor in Azul tries to reconstruct the facts through various expertise. When checking the freezers, it was discovered, on the other hand, that the knobs were in the wrong place and that the vaccines – intended for health personnel – had been lost irremediably.