The Philippines can secure up to 25 million doses of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccine from American biopharmaceutical companies Moderna and Arcturus Therapeutics, Philippine Ambassador to Washington D.C. Jose Manuel Romualdez announced Friday.
The envoy said both two firms gave their commitment to supply the country once their proposals have been approved.
“I am pleased to report that aside from Pfizer, Moderna and Arcturus are ready to supply the Philippines anywhere between 4-25M of their respective vaccines starting Q3 of 2021, should the Philippine government find their proposals acceptable. We are hoping our government will consider the promising candidates of Moderna and Arcturus for inclusion in our country’s pool of anti-Covid vaccines,” he said in a statement. READ MORE