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‘Arrival of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine to be delayed but still expected this month’

By: - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ
/ 01:51 PM February 11, 2021
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MANILA, Philippines — The arrival of the 117,000 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech’s Covid-19 vaccine in the country will be delayed due to a hitch in paperwork processing,  National Task Force Against COVID-19 Deputy Chief Implementer Vince Dizon said Thursday.

The delivery of the vaccines, however, can still be expected this month, he added.

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“‘Yung ating first 117,000 na Pfizer vaccines, nagkaroon ng kaunting delay dahil sa processing ng mga dokumento with the Covax facility and the World Health Organization,” he said in a Palace briefing.

(There has been a delay in the processing of documents with Covax and WHO)

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“Pero kampante tayo na darating ito sa mga susunod na linggo, within the month of February,” Dizon added.

Presidential spokesman Harry Roque earlier said the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines are expected to arrive in the country in mid-February.

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