MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN): The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) has ordered a total of 2.2 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines from British drugmaker AstraZeneca and American biotechnology company Moderna, its chairman said Wednesday (Feb 3).
“We will also be talking to other people, ” he added.
Earlier, the senator said that the PRC is also eyeing to secure vaccine doses from Pfizer.
Three companies are still waiting for their EUA approval from the FDA namely Russia’s Gamaleya Institute, China’s Sinovac, and India’s Bharat Biotech.
The Philippine government has already secured 108 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines after it signed five term sheets with different vaccine manufacturers, said Carlito Galvez, who heads the nation’s vaccine programme. – Philippine Daily Inquirer/Asia News Network