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Yunen Foundation is bringing together high-profile Dominican personalities to motivate people to get vaccinated against Covid-19.

The campaign “Yo Me La Pongo,” features well known figures, such as investigative journalist Nuria Piera. As part of the campaign, she is promoting vaccinating on her social networks with the message: “For the love of all.” “I think everyone has their own way of seeing things, mine is to get vaccinated when it’s my turn,” added Piera.

Entertainment figures such as humorist José Luis Germán, and communicator María Alejandra Guzmán, are also campaigning as part of the initiative.

Doctors José Rafael Yunen, Ramón Yunen and José Brea also serve as motivators in the campaign that seeks to eliminate myths and taboos about vaccination.

President Luis Abinader has revealed that about 40% of the Dominican population does not...

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