1 M more doses of Sinovac’s COVID-19 vaccine arrive in PH

China's Sinovac

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MANILA, Philippines — One million more doses of Sinovac’s CoronaVac COVID-19 vaccine CoronaVac arrived in the Philippines on Thursday.

The new shipment arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport around 7:30 a.m., the National Task Force against COVID-19 said.


This is the second batch of government-procured CoronaVac vaccine that arrived this month.

On June 8, one million doses were also delivered to the country.

Vaccine czar Sec. Carlito Galvez Jr. has said the Philippines expects a total of 5.5 million doses of CoronaVac in June alone.

The Philippines is likewise expecting on Thursday the delivery 2.2 million doses of the US-made Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine from the World Health Organization-led COVAX facility.


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