"Inmates are also vulnerable to contracting the disease. Therefore, we prioritized their vaccination," he said, adding that health workers have already immunized 67 prisoners of the Puerto Suarez Penitentiary, in Santa Cruz Department.
In the next few days, Bolivia plans to immunize another 380 prisoners at the Villa Busch prison, in the Amazonian city of Cobija.
"We will also immunize inmates from prisons subject to preventive epidemiological surveillance in the regions of Santa Cruz, La Paz, Cochabamba, Beni, and Pando," Limpias assured.
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