The Undersecretary of Federal Articulation of the Ministry of Health of the Nation, José Pepe Guccione, passed away on Friday at 63 years old, after not being able to overcome the coronavirus. The Minister of Health, Carla Vizzottiwho at this time is isolated by Covid-19, reported on the death and He fired the official from his portfolio with a post on social networks.
“We all loved Pepe, a political militant who occupied places where he left his mark and friends, supportivefunny without ceasing to be serious and very committed,” Vizzotti said on his Twitter account. He also argued that Guccione “was happy with his new challenge” of being “undersecretary of Federal Articulation on the return of the Ministry of Health.”
“We saw them work tirelessly for a country that is increasingly fair and federal. They recently told us that they could not fight COVID-19, who, after weeks of hospitalization in intensive care, died in their beloved province of Misiones,” the official highlighted. national and added: “Thank you for everything Pepe, we are going to move forward for you too, a big hug to all those who loved him”.
The former holder of the portfolio, Ginés González García, joined the farewell messages: “Pepe was a man of integrity, who embraced public health from the depths of his being. He gave two terrible battles but COVID was stronger. It was part of many collective dreams that we knew how to build.”
guccione He suffered from a disease called spinal cord aplasia and was transplanted last year from the marrow. He was finishing the post-operative intensive care period, when he tested positive for coronavirus.
Although the doctor came sOvercoming the Covid, his health has deteriorated significantly in recent times and there have been several chains of prayers and blood donations that have been made in his name.. Guccione was hospitalized in the intensive care sector of the Ramón Madariaga Hospital in Posadas, where he died on Friday night.
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