It is important for Filipinos to get vaccinated as soon as possible
It is important for more Filipinos to get vaccinated as soon as possible as hospitalizations and severe infections due to the Delta variant recorded abroad were mostly those with no inoculation, Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said Saturday.
“We are saying right now that most of these individuals na talagang naapektuhan po nitong Delta variant sa ibang bansa ay hindi mga bakunado. So, iyan lang po ay nagpapakita na kailangan po natin ang bakuna para tayo ay maprotektahan against severe illness and death (We are saying right now that most of these individuals that were severely affected by the Delta variant abroad are unvaccinated. So that alone shows that we need these shots to protect us from severe illness and death),” she said in a Laging Handa briefing.
Citing data overseas, Vergeire said 98 percent of those hospitalized and who developed severe infections in the United States due to Delta variant have yet to receive the jab against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). Read More