A man wearing a protective mask to prevent the spread of the coronavirus walks beside a mural of health workers outside the Mission Hospital in Pasig, Philippines on Monday. Photo: AP A man wearing a protective mask to prevent the spread of the coronavirus walks beside a mural of health workers outside the Mission Hospital in Pasig, Philippines on Monday. Photo: AP
A man wearing a protective mask to prevent the spread of the coronavirus walks beside a mural of health workers outside the Mission Hospital in Pasig, Philippines on Monday. Photo: AP

Philippines approves Sinovac vaccine but roll-out stalls on Western drug makers’ liability fears

  • One step forward as Chinese jab is authorised, two steps back as Pfizer and AstraZeneca demand indemnification clauses
  • The stipulation by the two Western vaccine makers comes amid continuing fallout from Sanofi’s Dengvaxia controversy

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A man wearing a protective mask to prevent the spread of the coronavirus walks beside a mural of health workers outside the Mission Hospital in Pasig, Philippines on Monday. Photo: AP A man wearing a protective mask to prevent the spread of the coronavirus walks beside a mural of health workers outside the Mission Hospital in Pasig, Philippines on Monday. Photo: AP
A man wearing a protective mask to prevent the spread of the coronavirus walks beside a mural of health workers outside the Mission Hospital in Pasig, Philippines on Monday. Photo: AP
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