PH national recovery ‘within sight’ – Duterte

PH national recovery ‘within sight’ – Duterte

As the Philippines makes its efforts in securing COVID-19 vaccine, President Rodrigo Duterte said the country’s recovery is “within sight” as the nation “bounce[s] back and heal[s] as one.”

The Philippines has secured 25 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine from China’s Sinovac Biotech, and 30 million doses from the Serum Institute of India. Malacañang noted that the country may also receive an initial vaccine batch from SU-based Pfizer and Russia’s Gamaleya Institute in February.

In a taped message, Duterte pledged his “full support” for the initiative that he called “bayanihan at work.” He added, “I commend the business community and the [local government units] for your ramping of support for our nation’s fight against COVID-19.”

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