Former Mexican President Vicente Fox once again criticized the information provided by the Ministry of Health (SSa) regarding the presence of the coronavirus in Mexico and expressed that it does not perceive that the epidemic incidence of COVID-19 cases in the country is decreasing.
"And by the way, in fact, I don't see any flattened curve in MX," he published on his official account on Saturday. Twitter
This is accompanied by another criticism of the official estimates in which, at the start of the pandemic, they calculated 6,000 deaths related to this disease.
"And the insistent statement that in total the pandemic would reach only 6,000 deaths. What happened? And what is missing ... But what need?"
In Mexico, the SSa has registered 68,620 cases of the new coronavirus and 7,394 deaths related to that disease. This means that the initial estimate has already been exceeded and, at the same time, the case-fatality rate for SARS-CoV-2 in Mexico is 10.77%, when worldwide it fluctuates at 6.88 percent.
The former militant of National Action Party (BREAD) He has not hesitated to express his disagreement in reference to the current government of Andrés Manuel López Obrador, since since the Tabasco was in the campaign, the businessman also reiterated that the AMLO administration would be pernicious for Mexico.
Since the health alert was declared in the country, Fox Quesada questions the figures presented by Hugo López-Gatell, undersecretary of prevention and health promotion, however, does not argue scientifically and criticize based on his appreciation.
Regarding this, it is worth mentioning that Vicente Fox only has a degree in Business Administration from the Iberoamerican University, a degree he obtained just one year after being president, and, on the other hand, López-Gatell He is a doctor with a master's degree in dental and health medical sciences from UNAM and has a postdoctoral degree in epidemiology from the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University..
Among the most commented recent statements on social networks by the former president is that of "I hardly have to eat, Which he told a reporter from Cnn in Spanish during a live interview. This statement came out during the conversation between the presenter and the businessman when they asked him about what his life is like now in political retirement, to which he specified that for the moment he dedicates himself to his ranch and foundations.
"I work on the ranch, we have managed to get ahead. There is no wealth, no hidden money. I live daily. I have put all the money into foundations such as Vamos México, Centro Fox (...) Right now I hardly have anything to eat, I have not stolen a penny from anyone. I have made my heritage with work, if with an inheritance that my father left to my nine brothers" said.
Something that was also mentioned during the transmission of the interview was that derived from the epidemic crisis by coronavirus, he was forced to shut down his foundations, But he guaranteed that he continues to pay the wages of his employees.
"We had to close all three foundations because there could be outbreaks of contamination. What it is Fox Center, Let's Go Mexico and what it is Chrism, which is in San Miguel de Allende, where we serve 250 people with brain disabilities and that at the moment it is not possible to attend to them because we put their health at risk, ”he declared.
In contrast, who was president of Mexico between 2000 and 2006 dabbled with national investors and foreigners to create a $ 500 million fund with the aim of participating in the Mexican energy industry. The former chief executive said that he has already traveled to New York, Dallas, Houston and other places in the United States, and he will also travel to Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) to promote foreign investment in the Mexican oil sector; However, the Secretary of Energy, Rocío Nahle, It has already announced that no new bidding rounds will be opened until the current ones do not demonstrate its productivity.
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