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Governor of Puebla, Mexico says poor are ’immune’ to COVID-19

Governor of Puebla, Mexico says poor are ’immune’ to COVID-19

A Mexican state governor is facing criticism after he claimed that poor people are immune to COVID-19. Commenting on reports that a significant proportion of Mexico’s coronavirus cases is made up of wealthy people who had travelled abroad, Miguel Barbosa, the governor of Puebla, said ’If you are rich you are at risk. If you are poor you are not. The poor, we’re immune.’

Seekster 7 months

Mexico must be working with North Korea. If the poor are immune to Coronavirus that partially explains how North Korea has not had a single (reported) case of Coronavirus. They clearly have shipped this technology to Mexico!

Remington Colt
Remington Colt 7 months

He will eat those words when the outbreak gets worse over there.

M. Schlegel
M. Schlegel 7 months

Well of course the rich who travel more are the first to contract it. Most poor stay in their village because they don’t have the money to travel. But only because wealthier people are the first to get it doesn’t mean the poorer people can’t. And with the poorer people generlly being less healthy it could even hit them harder.

atlas shrugged
atlas shrugged 7 months

"Barbosa also seemed to be appealing to an old belief that poor sanitation standards increase immunity by exposing people to more bacteria." ---------------- This guy seems insane, but what if he's right? Would seem to explain why homeless have not been ravaged by this thing.

npc8472 7 months

Well he isn't wrong in the idea that the more wealthy are the reason this shit has spread like wildfire.

Up 7 months

Hurry everyone, get rid of your money and you'll be immune. 🤦‍♂️

John W
John W 7 months

Average age in Mexico is 27 years old vs 47 in italy It's going to be a problem but maybe not as much, 35,588 were murdered last year. So thier attention might be elsewhere. But it might be a tipping point considering the other problems.

NotACerealKiller 7 months

"Governor", "we're" Hmmmmmmmmm...

Given Name 123
Given Name 123 7 months

Is it just me or are politicians getting more stupid everyday?

Joseph Cribari
Joseph Cribari 7 months

I wont lie, I'm suprised the homeless in California arent dropping like flies

chad 7 months

No wonder I haven't gotten it.

John W
John W 7 months

I think he means the poor will be immune from treatment.

Gordon 7 months

And Bernie and AOC want more of these people moving to the US!

Bennington 7 months

It's one of those special viruses that check your bank balance before infecting you

Fin 7 months

Shows u the caste system Mexico has always been.... The rich elitists and the regular folks treated like crap by Mexico rich elite

Barry 7 months

Or more likely the poor in this case are less likely to come in contact with the virus

Pamela 7 months

This man clearly has a doctorate in Logic.

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