Andrés Manuel López Obrador, president of Mexico, said that the coronavirus is not like the plague, a disease that killed approximately 50 million people in Europe during the FOURTEENTH century, according to data from the World Health Organization.
“The coronavirus is not the plague. We have nothing more than to have care and comply with the recommendations that we are asking the doctors, specialists and scientists,” he said in a video posted on his Twitter account.
Also, the Chief Executive urged the citizenry to care for the older adults, because, he said, are the most vulnerable to the virus.
“Something that I consider fundamental, basic: care for our older adults. There is the key. That is the contribution of Mexico to the world”, he mentioned.
The president stated further that the mexican people have always come forward, despite the natural difficulties, economic and social that have been presented to you.
“Although not like some, our culture always has saved us. Faced with epidemics, earthquakes, bad governments and corruption. All the calamities the face of the mexicans,” he said.
Until this Saturday, the deaths from the coronavirus in the country were 16 and confirmed cases 848, according to the ministry of Health.