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Infectious disease expert among first to receive Sinovac vaccine

By: - Reporter / @KAguilarINQ
/ 10:14 AM March 01, 2021
Dr. Edsel Salvana covid vaccine

Dr. Edsel Salvana. Photo from PCOO-OGMPA

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.

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The first to receive the vaccine was PGH director Dr. Gerardo “Gap” Legaspi.

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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Infectious diseases expert Dr. Edsel Salvana was among the first who received the Covid-19 vaccine developed by China’s Sinovac

Infectious diseases expert Dr. Edsel Salvana receives the Covid-19 vaccine developed by China’s Sinovac. SCREENGRAB FROM PTV

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