Philippines to buy 20M doses of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine

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The Philippines will buy 20 million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine from Moderna Inc., the country’s presidential spokesman Harry L. Roque, Jr., said on Tuesday.

Moderna’s vaccines add 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. — Reuters

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