Mexico’s coronavirus czar is drawing intense criticism after pictures surfaced of him enjoying a beach vacation while telling the rest of the nation to stay indoors. In the photos, the top health official is seen not wearing a mask amid extensive complaints that his staff is suppressing the true scale of the pandemic.
“Sólo me tomé unos días de vacaciones para ir al Polo Norte para vacunar a Santa Claus, a fin que los niños puedan estar tranquilos con los regalos que les llevará” (entrevista en CNN)
Hugo López-Gatell pic.twitter.com/DB8A56SeQe
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“Stay at home, stay at home, stay at home” is the message that Mexico’s Undersecretary of Health Hugo Lopez Gatell has preached since early 2020 when he told the public that the best way to avoid exposure was to stay indoors. Over the past weekend, photographs surfaced depicting Lopez