Fanny: A life dedicated to vaccinating

 

Bolivia, February 1st, 2021 (PAHO/WHO).— For several days, the city of Tarija in southern Bolivia had the highest number of new infections in the country. Because of the pandemic, there was a significant drop in the number of children under the age of 5 who should have been vaccinated against diseases such as poliomyelitis or influenza. Fear of visiting a healthcare center and the distance between those facilities and people’s homes were factors that aggravated the problem. /p>