EO for emergency use of COVID-19 vaccines in PH ‘approved in principle’

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has approved “in principle” the call of health authorities to allow the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to grant emergency use authorization (EUA)to coronavirus vaccines that will enter the country.

“Approved in principle but wala pa po iyong EO (executive order),” presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said in a televised Palace press briefing Thursday.

In a meeting in Malacaang on Tuesday night, Health Secretary Francisco Duque III asked the President to grant FDA with EUA, saying that it would also “cut the red tape.”

“We are respectfully requesting that you consider the issuance of an executive order for FDA to grant an…

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