Health authorities revealed that on the part of the visitors to Miramar beach in Ciudad Madero They preferred fun to the anticovid vaccine, after the intensive campaign was extended to this space.
The above, after the Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS) will install a mobile module, in the three days when the influx exceeded 90 thousand visitors in the maximum tourist walk of this southern zone, which were Thursday, Friday and Holy Saturday.
Despite the great attendance, the health sector did not manage to reach even 10% of the goal set in this tourist space, since only 40 of the projected 600 people had access to the vaccine, so per day the unit had 200 AstraZeneca brand doses available.
THEY PREFERRED CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOL AND SEAFOOD TO BEING VACCINATED
“A vaccination module was established on the beach, 40 vaccines were given, very low, people did not want to be vaccinated, it was a module operated by IMSS personnel that is part of the intensive campaign” lamented in an interview the head of the Sanitary Jurisdiction No. II, José Luis Sánchez Sustaita.
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“The sun, the consumption of shellfish and the consumption of alcohol, people did not want to stop consuming all this because they were vaccinated, because after the vaccine, it was not appropriate to take this or sunbathe, so that if they had an allergy they would not blame the vaccine, so this meant that people did not get vaccinated and the vaccine was very poor on the beach, “he explained.
INTENSIVE CAMPAIGN CONTINUES UNTIL THE CLOSE OF APRIL
Sánchez Sustaita said that it was mostly residents who accessed the vaccine, although immunity was offered also to the tourists who arrived at this social space, without getting the favorable response they were looking for.
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In view of this, the IMSS chose not to expand vaccination care on Miramar beach, which was part of the intensive campaign that began in Tamaulipas on the 11th and which will be valid until the following April 30, with attention to everyone over 18 years of age with an incomplete scheme.