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Philippines launches massive coronavirus vaccination campaign

03.12.2021 141 просмотров

Mass mobilization for vaccination in the Philippines. The country has launched a campaign in which it is planned to vaccinate against COVID-19 for nine million people in just three days. 

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said: “This campaign is our only chance to accelerate vaccination and achieve 70% immunization coverage,” said Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. “We expect a total of 54 million Filipinos to be fully vaccinated by the end of this year.” .

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Many people in the Philippines are hesitant to get vaccinated against the coronavirus, and the authorities hope the three-day campaign will help persuade such people to get vaccinated. 

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vaccination, - said the medical worker Rosalie Santo Domingo. “We always have the first and second doses of the vaccine, as well as the booster drug, so that absolutely everyone can protect themselves from COVID-19.”
Manila residents are already lining up. Many come with their families and even vaccinate their children. 

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"It's important to get vaccinated so you don't get the coronavirus and you can go to school," says schoolboy Sean Gerald Valdez.

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The people of the Philippines have been severely affected by the coronavirus. At the same time, vaccination is slower in the country than in many other countries of the region. To date, about a third of the country's population has been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 - just over 35 million people.

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