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Around three million senior citizens in the country have yet to be vaccinated against coronavirus disease (COVID-19), an official of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday, Oct. 25
Ready for COVID-19 booster? Vaccine recipients now allowed to choose brand for third dose, says Galvez
The national government is now preparing to administer the third dose or booster shots of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccines to eligible priority groups and recipients will now be allowed to choose what brand they prefer.
Manufacturers of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccines need to secure an emergency use authorization (EUA) from the Philippine Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to allow the use of booster shots of their vaccines in the country, an official of the Department of Health (DOH) said.
Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Benhur Abalos has appealed to Filipinos on Friday, Aug. 13 not to take a third dose of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine, saying that the so-called “booster” shot is “illegal”.