Infectious disease expert among first to receive Sinovac vaccine
MANILA, Philippines — Infectious diseases expert Dr. Edsel Salvana was among the first who received the Covid-19 vaccine developed by China’s Sinovac Biotech on Monday.
Salvana was vaccinated at the Philippine General Hospital (PGH) along with Food and Drug Administrator (FDA) director general Eric Domingo.
The Philippines rolled out its vaccination program after receiving 600,000 doses of Sinovac’s vaccine from the Chinese government on Sunday.
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