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PH gets China’s donation of 2 million doses of Sinovac COVID-19 jab

/ 05:58 PM December 14, 2021
PH gets China’s donation of 2 million doses of Sinovac COVID-19 jab

FILE PHOTO: A health worker holds a syringe and a vial of the Sinovac coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines received China’s donation of two million doses of Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday.

Philippine Airlines flight PR359 transported the donated doses which landed at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 2 around 5 p.m.

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This is the third batch of delivery this day. As of posting, two more are scheduled to arrive within the day, according to the National Task Force (NTF) Against COVID-19.

Earlier, 1.5 million Moderna and 945,600 Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine doses were delivered to the country. This batch consists of vaccine donations from France, Spain, and the Netherlands.

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The NTF said the country is expecting the delivery of around eight million donated COVID-19 vaccine doses on Tuesday, the biggest shipment in a single day.

As of Monday evening, the country already received a total of 158,540,170 doses of various COVID-19 vaccines since deliveries began in February.

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