Philippines approves Chinese Covid-19 jab but health workers to miss out


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Philippines approves Chinese Covid-19 jab but health workers to miss out Monday, 22 Feb 2021 07:58 PM MYT A booth displaying a coronavirus vaccine candidate from Sinovac Biotech Ltd at the 2020 China International Fair for Trade in Services (Ciftis), in Beijing September 5, 2020. — Reuters pic MANILA, Feb 22 — The Philippines’ drug regulator gave emergency approval today to the Chinese-made Sinovac coronavirus vaccine, with the first doses set to arrive this week — but health workers will not get the jab due to its comparatively low efficacy. CoronaVac is the third vaccine approved for emergency use in...