AstraZeneca Vaccines Arrive
Manila Bulletin|March 5, 2021
COVAX facility also commits to deliver Pfizer vaccines – WHO official
Argyll Cyrus B. Geducos

The first batch of AstraZeneca vaccines from the COVAX facility has finally arrived in the country Thursday night (March 4), bringing the total number of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccines that the Philippines has to 1,087,200.

The plane carrying the 487,200 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 3 at 7:10 p.m. on March 4 from Belgium, aboard flight KLM 803 which passed by Bangkok, Thailand, before landing in Manila.

The vaccines were developed in South Korea and have been donated by the following countries: Germany, European Union, Norway, France, Italy, Spain, The Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark, Belgium, Austria, and Greece.

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