Murillo stops insults against the US and thanks him for the donation of anti-COVID vaccines

Murillo stops insults against the US and thanks him for the donation of anti-COVID vaccines

In a brief announcement, Nicaraguan Vice President Rosario Murillo expressed her gratitude for the new donation from the United States of 657 thousand 540 doses of vaccines Pfizer through the Covax Mechanism, which were received by the Ministry of Health (Minsa) this Friday, June 24, at the Augusto C. Sandino International Airport, in Managua.

Present at the delivery were the Secretary General of the Ministry of Health, Dr. Carlos Sáenz; Dr. Cristhian Toledo, Director of Health Surveillance; Timothy Stater, chargé d’affaires of the US embassy, ​​the PAHO/WHO representative, Ana Solís-Ortega Treasure; the deputy representative of Unicef ​​in Nicaragua, Eduardo Gallardo; and USAID Mission Director Michael Eddy.

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“We are grateful for the almost 700,000 vaccines that have reached us this morning. The health minister —Martha Reyes— received this donation of Pfizer vaccines for adults against COVID-19 donated by the people and government of the United States through the Covax Mechanism,” Murillo said.

Ignoring the insults she continually makes against the United States, a country she calls “interventionist imperialism,” the deputy dictator expressed that “as always, our thanks to the peoples, to the governments that send us these medicines that prevent and protect our people.”

Murillo forgets insults to the US and thanks it for a new donation of vaccines against COVID-19, Photo: CCC

“We have the commitment to continue in a permanent task of promoting health, life, and strength,” highlighted the spokeswoman for the Nicaraguan regime.

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For his part, Timothy Stater told the official media that with the new donation of Pfizer vaccines, “almost one million doses of vaccines are being reached; a contribution of almost 20 million dollars in assistance from the United States through USAID (United States Agency for International Development) to prevent the spread of the pandemic COVID-19 In Nicaragua”.

He added that the Ortega government will soon receive 1.4 thousand doses of pediatric Pfizer from the United States. “The first batch will be coming in the next few weeks and this will really help a lot and we’re pleased with that,” she explained.

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On the other hand, the first lady also announced that 6,500 cultural, sports and traditional activities are scheduled for this weekend, most of which are used for political proselytizing.

“May these days be a meeting of joy, of religion too, that Sunday be used to invoke the Father (God) and above all a celebration around peace,” Murillo concluded.

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