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Western Region Director of Public Health urges residents to take COVID-19 vaccination seriously

October 14, 2023
Western Region Director of Public Health urges residents to take COVID-19 vaccination seriously
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Dr Gifty Amugi, the Deputy Director of the Public Health of the Western Regional has encouraged residents to fully participate in the vaccination exercise.

The vaccination exercise, which began on Wednesday through to Sunday, 23, July is aimed at improving the numbers to aid in the country's attaining herd immunity.

Dr Amugi, in an interview with the , said, though the COVID disease was not a global threat, any longer, it was still a public health concern and pleaded with Ghanaians to vaccinate against the condition.

In the , she said, about 70% of the eligible population had received one dose of vaccine and 50% were fully vaccinated in the Region.

Meanwhile, the Region, needed at least 70% of the eligible population to receive two doses of the vaccine.

She also encouraged those who had already taken the two doses to take the booster to fortify their walls against the condition.

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