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Ogun Govt. Advises Residents to go for Booster Jabs

Ogun State Government has advised residents who have completed their first and second doses of Covid-19 Vaccination to go for booster jabs, to break the chain of transmission and increase level of immunity.

The Executive Secretary, Primary Health Care Development Board, Dr. Elijah Ogunsola who made this known in Abeokuta, during a chat with journalists in Abeokuta said this became necessary to prevent possible upsurge in the State during the Yuletide season.

Dr. Ogunsola said the upsurge in cases around the globe and the emergence of Omicron variant necessitated the introduction of the booster dose.

The Executive Secretary, Primary Health Care Development Board described vaccination as a proven measure of curbing the spread of the virus, as well as ensuring less severity and fatalities in case of possible infection.

Dr Ogunsola advised residents to continue to adhere to the non-pharmaceutical safety measures of wearing face masks, handwashing and social distancing, encouraging them to make personal hygiene a daily lifestyle practice.

Olusegun Folarin

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