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Over 1.3 million fresh supply of Moderna vaccines arrived in PH

/ 07:56 PM October 09, 2021
More than 1.3 million doses of Moderna vaccines arrived in the country on Saturday, vaccine czar Carlito Galvez reported.

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MANILA, Philippines — More than 1.3 million doses of Moderna vaccines arrived in the country on Saturday, vaccine czar Carlito Galvez reported.

The shipment arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 1 at around 4 p.m.

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Galvez said the 1,360,300 procured Moderna doses are part of the 11th batch of various vaccines that have been delivered in the country in just a span of nine days.

“This is a remarkable development to our vaccine supply in the country,” Galvez told reporters after the vaccine arrived. “We call it: ‘this is now our harvest time.’”

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Galvez said there are now 85,575,600 delivered vaccine doses in the country as of Saturday.

He added that more than 23 million are fully vaccinated in the country.

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