Filipinos in personal protective gear wait to enter a government office in Quezon City. The country has recorded more than 400,000 cases of the coronavirus. Photo: AP
Filipinos in personal protective gear wait to enter a government office in Quezon City. The country has recorded more than 400,000 cases of the coronavirus. Photo: AP

Russia, China in lead as Philippines seeks deals for Covid-19 vaccines

  • The Philippines is in talks with 10 countries and regions but seems close to conducting late-stage vaccine trials for the Chinese and Russian candidates
  • American drug maker Pfizer’s vaccine may be challenging to import and it is unclear if President Rodrigo Duterte will approve advance payments to reserve supplies

Filipinos in personal protective gear wait to enter a government office in Quezon City. The country has recorded more than 400,000 cases of the coronavirus. Photo: AP
Filipinos in personal protective gear wait to enter a government office in Quezon City. The country has recorded more than 400,000 cases of the coronavirus. Photo: AP
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