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Coronavirus: Philippines clears China’s Sinovac vaccine for emergency South Korean doctors threaten strike

The Philippines approved Sinovac Biotech Ltd.s coronavirus shots for emergency use, paving the way for the nation to get its first vaccine shipment of 600,000 doses possibly within days.The Chinese developer’s shots may be effective to prevent Covid-19 and can be used for healthy persons ages 18 to 59, Food and Drug Administration head Eric Domingo said. It is not recommended for health workers frequently exposed to the virus because of its 50.4 per cent efficacy for this group, he said in a…


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