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Vaccine program continues in Ligao, though none for COVID-19

By: - Correspondent / @mbjaucianINQ
/ 07:02 PM March 25, 2020

LIGAO CITY—City health officials continued to administer vaccines on residents, which would protect them from highly contagious diseases, but not against COVID-19 which has still no cure or vaccine.

Emily Alejo, city health office nurse, said health workers were going door-to-door to administer vaccines on children against polio, measles, mumps and rubella and pneumococcal vaccines against pneumonia.

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Adults could also ask for pneumonia shots for protection. Health experts said no vaccine has been developed yet against COVID-19, a respiratory disease which was likely to lead to pneumonia, or infection of the lung, among the most vulnerable.

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