MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines will buy 20 million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine from Moderna Inc, the country’s presidential spokesman Harry Roque said on Tuesday.
Moderna’s vaccines adds to the Philippines’ deals to buy a total of 72 million doses from AstraZeneca, Novavax and Sinovac. The Philippines has the second-highest COVID-19 infections and deaths in Southeast Asia, next to Indonesia.
Reporting by Neil Jerome Morales; Editing by Ed Davies
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