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1.6 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine donated by France arrive in PH

By: - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ
/ 11:22 PM December 01, 2021
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Vials labeled “Astra Zeneca COVID-19 Coronavirus Vaccine” and a syringe are seen in front of a displayed AstraZeneca logo in this illustration photo taken March 14, 2021. (File photo from REUTERS)

MANILA, Philippines — Over 1.6 million doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine were delivered to the Philippines on Wednesday.

The doses, totaling 1,632,900, were donated by the French government, the National Task Force against COVID-19 said.

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The vaccine doses arrived just as the government started the third day of its massive national COVID-19 vaccination drive.

It aimed to inoculate nine million individuals against the severe respiratory illness.

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As of Nov. 30, the government was able to vaccinate over five million individuals against COVID-19. The vaccination drive started on Nov. 29 and ended on Dec. 1.

READ: 3-day nat’l vaccination target adjusted to 9 million jabs; another drive set in December

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