Araceli Hidalgo, the first person vaccinated in Spain, has intervened this Thursday in the State tribute to the victims of the coronavirus presided over by the kings, where he has asked young people “to respect the pandemic.”
Araceli Hidalgo, 96 years old, the Grenadian living in Guadalajara who will go down in history for receiving the first COVID vaccine in Spain
At the end of December 2020, just nine months after the pandemic was declared, Araceli, 96, became the first Spanish citizen to be vaccinated. Since then, almost 25 million people have been vaccinated with the complete regimen in Spain.
Accompanied by her daughter Carmen Rodríguez Hidalgo, Araceli this morning represented the first generation to receive the vaccine, the elderly.
Sitting in her wheelchair, Araceli has taken the floor to send a message “to all the health groups, whose work has saved many lives”, to her colleagues and workers at the Los Olmos residence in Guadalajara and, above all, ” to young people, to respect the pandemic. ”
“And nothing else”, has settled.
His daughter Carmen then expressed her “deep gratitude to all those who have contributed to our protection and care with absolute dedication”.
He has also underlined his “deep and sincere admiration of science for vaccines that allow us to look to the future with hope and enthusiasm”, said before the kings, the full Government and all the powers of the State, present at the second tribute of State to the victims of the coronavirus and the health workers who cared and continue to care for those affected.