Duque denies not acting quickly enough on Pfizer vaccine

MANILA, Philippines — Health Secretary Francisco Duque III denied on Thursday that he did not act quick enough in signing the Confidentiality Disclosure Agreement (CDA) between the Department of Health and US drugmaker Pfizer as alleged by Senator Panfilo Lacson.

“I have the chronology of events so that this is all documented and there is no such a thing that I did not act quick enough,” he said in an interview over ABS-CBN News Channel.

“The thing is you go through a process, and when you go through a process, you cannot just be hurrying up things just like that. You have to be prudent and cautious especially because you are talking about a brand new, novel vaccine at that,”…

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