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Covid-19 Update - PH gets 400K more Sinovac antibody dosages from China


MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines on Wednesday got 400,000 extra dosages of Sinovac's COVID-19 immunization CoronaVac. 

The portions showed up at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) on board a Philippine Airlines trip past 7 a.m. 

The gave CoronaVac immunizations were notwithstanding the underlying 600,000 portions that showed up in the country last February 28.

In a joint explanation, the Department of Health and the National Task Force against COVID-19 said the extra gave CoronaVac antibodies will be instrumental in the country's continuous COVID-19 immunization program, "particularly as of now when a relentless expansion in cases is being noticed."

Wellbeing Secretary Francisco Duque III invited the appearance of the antibodies close by Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Huang Xilian, testing emperor Vince Dizon and Senate board of trustees on wellbeing administrator Senator Bong Go. 

Huang communicated positive thinking for the Philippines to before long recuperate from the pandemic with the assistance of the gave antibodies. 

"I'm glad to realize that as of not long ago, in excess of 200,000 individuals have been vaccinated with Chinese antibody. The inoculation is going easily," Huang said in a meeting at NAIA. 

"We trust we will add to accelerate the mass inoculation in this country so you prevail upon the conflict against the infection and recuperate your economy at an early date," he added. 

1,000,000 additional dosages of CoronaVac bought by the public government will show up on March 29.

(Source: Inquirer.net)