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Seniors get 'shots': Not just for kids

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Posted at Oct 07 2019 06:35 PM

Seniors get 'shots': Not just for kids

An elderly lady grimaces as she is given a vaccine against respiratory infections like pneumonia and influenza during a mass vaccination in Dapitan, Manila on Monday. Vaccination in the Philippines has become a hot topic following outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases such as measles, dengue, and polio. Among the factors for the low immunization rates are vaccine scares, civic complacency, vaccine shortages, and poor accessibility.