Vaccines as basic commodity

As the 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic continues to remain a global public health threat, “vaccination passports” would soon be issued. The Philippine government is readying for this foreseen eventuality even when half of the Filipino population indicated they do not wish to be inoculated with anti-COVID vaccines at this stage when the available vaccines are still all under phase 3 clinical trials, according to local surveys. Department of Health (DOH) Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire announced this in her regular virtual press briefing last Friday. Vergeire disclosed the pla…

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