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People stage rally to call for free, safe COVID-19 vaccines in Philippines

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Quezon City, Mar 1 (EFE/EPA).- Protest calling for free and safe COVID-19 vaccines took place outside a hospital in Manila as Philippines began Monday its immunization campaign against covid-19 by vaccinating several health authorities. The country received its first 600,000 doses of the Chinese Sinovac jab the day before, donated by China’s government, authorities said in a statement.Dr. Gerardo Legaspi, director of the General Hospital of the Philippines, one of the largest in the country, was the first to be vaccinated, followed by other authorities, such as the head of vaccine management, Carlito Galvez, government officials and hospital health personnel. (Camera: ROLEX DELA PENA). SHOT LIST: PEOPLE RALLY OUTSIDE THE LUNG CENTER OF THE PHILIPPINES IN QUEZON CITY, METRO MANILA, PHILIPPINES, CALLING FOR FREE AND SAFE COVID-19 VACCINE.

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