PH receives 1.4 million more ADB loan-procured COVID vaccine doses
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines received its procurement of some 1.4 million additional Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine doses early Friday.
The government purchased the 1,405,170 doses through a loan from the Asian Development Bank, the National Task Force Against COVID-19 said.
The aircraft that transported the anti-COVID shots landed at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 1.
Of the around 192 million various COVID-19 vaccines that have arrived in the country since February, 104 million have already been injected.
Around 46.3 million individuals in the country are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of December 22.
The government is targeting to fully immunize 54 million people by year end to achieve population protection.
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