The Police of the City of Buenos Aires this afternoon arrested a 79-year-old doctor who was carrying out apocryphal certificates to avoid vaccination against covid-19.
He attended a department in the Buenos Aires neighborhood of Palermo, where he issued apocryphal certificates with alleged pathologies that exempted the requesting persons from receiving the coronavirus vaccination. As published by Infobae, he charged around $ 4,000 to issue the certificate in question.
In addition to the homeopathic doctor, police sources told that outlet that his collaborators were arrested: two men aged 40 and 45, and a woman aged 75.
At the moment in which the operation was carried out, the troops encountered a line of people that extended around 20 meters. The people indicated that there was a doctor in the place who gave certificates that contraindicate the application of vaccines against covid-19 due to the preexistence of a non-detailed pathology.
Officers entered the department and found 220 certificates and several patients awaiting treatment. After the consultation of the Buenos Aires police with the East Flagrance Unit, the arrest of the doctor as well as his three assistants was ordered.
At the time of the operation, several of the people who were waiting to be treated staged incidents with the City Police when they tried to defend the professional. Despite this, the detainee could be transferred to the police headquarters.