A medical worker prepares a shot of the Sinovac Biotech vaccine. Photo: EPA A medical worker prepares a shot of the Sinovac Biotech vaccine. Photo: EPA
A medical worker prepares a shot of the Sinovac Biotech vaccine. Photo: EPA

The Philippines looks to start Covid-19 vaccine drive by February with doses from Sinovac

  • The first 50,000 doses of the 25 million secured from the Chinese firm are expected next month, with the government seeking to inoculate more than half the population by 2021
  • Filipinos will not be able to choose which vaccine they get, and trust over vaccine safety may be another hurdle

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A medical worker prepares a shot of the Sinovac Biotech vaccine. Photo: EPA A medical worker prepares a shot of the Sinovac Biotech vaccine. Photo: EPA
A medical worker prepares a shot of the Sinovac Biotech vaccine. Photo: EPA
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