He said that Peru’s Health Minister Pilar Mazhetti resigned on Friday (12) after complaining about the former president Martine Vizcara being vaccinated against Kovid 19 months before he started vaccinating in the country.
Pilar Mezzetti resigned as health minister after state television network TV Peru stated on its website, “after submitting a letter to President Francisco Sagasti,” but the government is still silent.
According to local media, Mezzetti’s successor, who took over on Saturday, will be the fifth health minister, who was torn 11 months ago due to an epidemic in Peru. According to the official balance sheet, the country is expected to face the second wave of epidemic with a record 19,333 patients, with 19 waves of epidemics.
Minister Pilar Mazhetti resigns after condemning Martine Viscara – Photo: AFP / Luis Iparaguire
The political storm that led to Mazetti’s resignation was released on Thursday, when a Lima newspaper reported that Vizcarra was vaccinated against Kovid-19 in October, Weeks before he was fired by Congress in a lucrative political trial.
Vaccination in the country began only on Tuesday and is currently aimed at health professionals.
The popular former president (2018-2020), who wants a seat from Congress in the April 11 elections, defended himself Was a volunteer in a clinical trial of the Chinese Sinopharm vaccine in the country, Like thousands of other Peruvians.
Mazzetti told Congress on Thursday that he had “no information” about the former president’s case. “I was not informed that Mr. Martin Vizcarra received the vaccine, he, his wife and another family member said.”