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More than 400,000 doses of Moderna vaccine arrive in PH

/ 04:08 PM August 15, 2021
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FILE PHOTO: A healthcare worker holds a vial of the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine at a pop-up vaccination site operated by SOMOS Community Care during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in Manhattan in New York City, New York, U.S., January 29, 2021. REUTERS/Mike Segar

MANILA, Philippines — A total of 469,200 doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 3 on Sunday.

Of the total doses, 319,200 were procured by the national government, and 150,00 were procured by the private sector led by the International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) foundation.

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The Philippines procured at least 20 million doses of the Moderna vaccine — 13 million doses procured by the government and 7 million doses by the private sector.

All 20 million doses are expected to arrive within the year.

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Meanwhile, Malacañang said at least 12 million persons are now fully vaccinated or have completed their two doses against COVID-19.

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