Coronavirus: Duterte threatens to punish Philippine officials over slow vaccination roll-out

Nov 3, 2021 | INVESTING

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Wednesday that local government officials will be punished for falling behind their targets for Covid-19 vaccinations as the country seeks to open up the economy.The Philippines, which has one of Asia’s worst coronavirus epidemics, has so far fully immunised a little over a third of 77 million people eligible for shots. But millions of vaccines remain unused as logistical bottlenecks and hesitancy slow inoculations.Duterte said there was no reason…

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