Mexican wrestlers help elderly get COVID vaccines

These Mexican wrestlers are helping the elderly get COVID-19 vaccines

Location: Mexico City

(SOUNDBITE) (Spanish) LUCHA LIBRE WRESTLER, EL BANDIDO, SAYING:"You can tell (they are nervous) because they come in with sweaty hands. And then little by little you talk to them, they relax a little, and you are making them forget a little about this vaccination process that they're going through. Because at the end of the day the process (for vaccination) is less than five minutes."

Date: April 2, 2021

The lucha libre wrestlers have been recruited to help out at local vaccination sites

while matches remain suspended due to the pandemic

(SOUNDBITE) (Spanish) VACCINE RECIPIENT, AMELIA RIVERA, SAYING:"First I was a little nervous but also very happy because look, I've been vaccinated."