WATCH: Marjorie Barretto gets youngest daughter vaccinated against COVID-19
Marjorie Barretto expressed her joy after her youngest daughter Erich received her first dose of COVID-19 vaccine.
Barretto described Erich’s vaccination as an “answered prayer” for them, while showing photos and videos of the child’s vaccination day on Barretto’s Instagram page yesterday, Feb. 8.
“Erich was the only one unvaccinated in our home, and each time someone close to us gets [COVID], we worry sick over her,” she said.
Barretto then thanked the Department of Health (DOH), as well as the doctors and nurses on site, who organized the vaccination. She also commended the organizers for making the vaccination site “special for the kids.”
“One step towards healing and finally our children can fight [COVID],” she added.
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The vaccination drive for children aged 5 to 11 years old started on Monday, Feb. 7. The DOH pointed out that the government was following the lead of countries such as the United States and Singapore, which already offer COVID-19 vaccinations for children under the said age range. JB
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