Coronavirus: 112-year-old mother, 92-year-old son vaccinated together

WAVERLY, Iowa — A supercentenarian mother and her nonagenarian son were inoculated together against the coronavirus at an Iowa clinic.

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UnityPoint Health said Esther Wittenburg, 112, and Virgil Bock, 92, were excited to get their vaccines on Wednesday, KCRG reported.

Wittenburg said her key to longevity is real potatoes and gravy, KWWL reported.

Readlyn's Esther Wittenburg (112 years young) and Virgil Bock (her 92-year-old son) were excited to get the vaccine at our clinic in Waverly! Esther's secret to long life? Real potatoes and gravy. 😄

Posted by UnityPoint Health - Waterloo on Wednesday, April 7, 2021