For 104-year-old Lualhati Masanga, being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 means something more than being protected from severe illness. It has brought her closer to doing what she values most — finally spending time again with her family.
Before, we almost wouldn’t let her leave her room,” said Rosalie Gracilla, Lualhati’s caregiver. “She always wanted to visit a family member who passed away or is in the hospital. We had to tell her she couldn’t.