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Duterte vows PH ‘back to normal’ by December, expects virus vaccine from China

By: - Reporter / @KAguilarINQ
/ 10:25 AM July 31, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — Life will be “back to normal” by December, President Rodrigo Duterte assured as he urged the public to wait a bit more for a vaccine to be developed against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

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“I promise you, by the grace of God, I hope by December, we would be back to normal,” Duterte said in a taped address aired Friday.

“Meron akong bakuna. Ang hingin ko sa inyo ganito, magtiis lang kayo ng konti dahil nga sa hawaan,” he added.

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Duterte added that the country might get its first COVID-19 vaccine from China, even citing its promise to prioritize the Philippines.

“Kaya bilib din talaga ako sa mga Chinese eh, baka ang una nating makuha from China,” Duterte said.

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