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Mexico states that three-quarters of the country with COVID-19 is facing chronic diseases

July 3, 2020

Mexico’s Under-Secretary of State for Prevention and Promotion of Health, Hugo López-Gatell, said Thursday that “three-quarters of the population” must face COVID-19, which is dragging “chronic diseases” and “health conditions” very badly “, due to bad eating habits and” junk food “.

Not only that, López-Gatell added, but the pandemic also benefited from a public health system that has had severe and acute funding and human resource problems for decades.

“The health care system was not spoiled on December 1, 2018,” said the Under-Secretary of State regarding the date on which President Andrés Manuel López Obrador took office.

Mexico states that three-quarters of the country with COVID-19 is facing chronic diseasesMexico states that three-quarters of the country with COVID-19 is facing chronic diseases

“This was the case, if you really went to a health unit in the public system, you know that very well, and if you never stopped there, you can get an idea of ​​the reality of our national health system without underestimating its great talent.” the big surgeons, “he admitted.