Immunization of the population expected to begin with the approval of the COVID-19 vaccination program bill-- Angara

Posted on: Wed, 02/24/2021 - 10:27 By: admin

The Senate has approved on third and final reading the bill that would facilitate the procurement of COVID-19 vaccines by the government.

Senator Sonny Angara, who sponsored Senate Bill 2057 as chairman of the Committee on Finance, welcomed the speedy approval of the measure, which he said will remove the obstacles to the delivery of some of the first doses of COVID-19 vaccines to the country and hasten the inoculation of Filipinos across the country.

A total of 22 senators voted to approve the measure, with no negative votes and no abstentions.

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