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1.5 million doses of Sinovac anti-Corona vaccine arrive in the Philippines

 Today, Saturday, the Philippines received an additional 1.5 million doses of an additional vaccine against the emerging corona virus, developed by the Chinese company, “Sinovac” biotechnology.


The Philippine English-language network "ABS-CBN" reported that the shipment, purchased by the Philippine government, arrived this morning at Ninoy Aquino International Airport on a Cebu Pacific airline.


A shipment of one million doses of the “Sinovac” vaccine arrived last Wednesday in the Philippines and was distributed to local government units. In addition to the Sinovac vaccine, the Philippine government expects the arrival of a second shipment of 1.6 million doses of the “Johnson & Johnson” vaccine via The (Cofax) mechanism aimed at equitable distribution of vaccines, following the arrival of the first shipment to the capital, Manila, last Friday.


According to the network, the total number of people who have been fully vaccinated against the virus until the 14th of this month has reached 4 million and 47 thousand and 792 people; Since the start of the vaccination campaign last March.