People ride past a mural reminding residents in Manila to wear face masks. Photo: Reuters People ride past a mural reminding residents in Manila to wear face masks. Photo: Reuters
People ride past a mural reminding residents in Manila to wear face masks. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: Philippines approves Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, New Zealand allows some international students to return

  • Manila’s authorisation of Pfizer-BioNTech shot comes as President Duterte defends China-made vaccines, saying ‘the Chinese are not lacking in brains’
  • Meanwhile, Australia says it has confidence in the AstraZeneca vaccine, and New Zealand will allow 1,000 university students return to the country

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
People ride past a mural reminding residents in Manila to wear face masks. Photo: Reuters People ride past a mural reminding residents in Manila to wear face masks. Photo: Reuters
People ride past a mural reminding residents in Manila to wear face masks. Photo: Reuters
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