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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish vacuna.

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /baˈkuna/

NounEdit

bakuna

  1. (medicine) vaccine; vaccination
    • 2010, Farm Progress Magazine, Volume 3[1]:
      Dapat ulitin ang bakuna sa mga ibon na walang reaksiyon.
      Vaccination should be repeated to fowls that did not show any reaction.
    • 2019 September 23, Raphael Bosano, “Publiko hinikayat na tangkilikin ang libreng bakuna vs polio”, in ABS-CBN News[2], archived from the original on 30 September 2019:
      Hinikayat ng Department of Health (DOH) ang mga magulang na tangkilikin ang mga libreng bakuna kontra polio, lalo para sa mga batang may edad 5 pababa.
      The Department of Health (DOH) urged the parents to take advantage of the free anti-polio vaccine, especially for the children under the age of 5.

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