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Argentine President Strikes Back After VIP Vaccination Scandal

(Bloomberg) – Argentine President Alberto Fernández said that a growing scandal over Covid-19 vaccinations carried out without respecting the schedule involving officials and key political allies is an exaggerated media campaign and rejected suggestions that Some crime was committed. Using a combative tone, Fernández said on Tuesday that, although he rejected the “irregular” administration of vaccines, it had already cost him the resignation of his Minister of Health, Gines González García, and that it was not a crime . The statements follow local reports that a federal judge ordered a raid on the Ministry of Health and an investigation into González García following the publication of a list of approximately 70 people vaccinated out of turn. “The fact, without a doubt, is a fact. reprehensible, because no one can guarantee that in the circumstances in which we live someone has the possibility of anticipating vaccination, ”Fernández said during a press conference in Mexico City, together with Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador. “The crime … there is no type in Argentina that says that the person who vaccinates another who came ahead in line will be punished. There is no such crime. ”A spokesperson for Argentina’s Ministry of Health did not respond to requests for comment. Fernández added that a list of vaccine recipients published Monday night needs to be examined more closely, as some of the people Included in it are strategic personnel. He urged the media to investigate corruption under the previous Administration. The scandal, known locally as “VIP vaccination,” has diverted attention from Fernández’s most important foreign policy trip, where the government was trying to show his image as a leader of the vaccines in Latin America. Mexico and Argentina are co-producing the AstraZeneca Plc vaccine. for use in the region The release of the list triggered a strong public reaction, after showing mid-level government officials, including young attendees, and members of their families among the recipients, failing to comply with the protocols that essential workers in hospitals and seniors were first in line.Original Note: Argentine President Fights Back as VIP Vaccination Scandal GrowsFor more articles like this, please visit us at bloomberg.comSubscribe now to stay ahead with the most trusted business news source. © 2021 Bloomberg LP

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