ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – As the state gets closer to reaching its vaccination goal. They’re now thanking one Albuquerque man for helping them get shots into arms. He’s credited for getting 40,000 New Mexicans vaccinated since January. There’s been a lot of hero’s throughout the pandemic. Uri Bassan, a pharmacist at the Albertsons in the South Valley, went above and beyond to protect New Mexicans from COVID-19.
“To be able to provide them with that joy, not just to vaccinate them but for everyone to cacoon them in safety has been such an amazing feeling and to be able to provide that joy to so many people in New Mexico is a great feeling,” said Bassan.