Latin America exceeds one million deaths from coronavirus, while other countries resume their activities and economies due to the significant drop in infections and deaths. Given the lack of vaccines in many Latin American countries, it is essential to maintain body health with the proper diet and a routine of physical exercises. Dr. Oscar Cingolani is director of the hypertension program at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. In this interview, the specialist explains the importance of keeping blood pressure under control. In addition, it highlights what tools we have at our disposal to achieve that objective and not be victims of a health complication or death in the event of a possible contagion of covid-19.