A mural reminds people to wear masks in Caloocan City, Metro Manila, Philippines. Photo: Reuters A mural reminds people to wear masks in Caloocan City, Metro Manila, Philippines. Photo: Reuters
A mural reminds people to wear masks in Caloocan City, Metro Manila, Philippines. Photo: Reuters

‘BFF prices’ but no corruption: Manila defends Philippines’ deal with China’s Sinovac for CoronaVac vaccine

  • Presidential spokesman Harry Roque and vaccine tsar Ricardo Galvez say allegations that corruption has hiked prices of the vaccine are ‘fake news’
  • Their intervention follows a claim by Senator Panfilo Lacson that prices quoted to the Philippines were almost eight times those asked of Thailand

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A mural reminds people to wear masks in Caloocan City, Metro Manila, Philippines. Photo: Reuters A mural reminds people to wear masks in Caloocan City, Metro Manila, Philippines. Photo: Reuters
A mural reminds people to wear masks in Caloocan City, Metro Manila, Philippines. Photo: Reuters
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