Gov’t targeting COVID-19 vaccination of 50 to 60 percent of population

(Eagle News)–The government is targeting vaccinating 50 to 60 percent of the population for COVID-19. In an interview on Friday, Nov. 20, Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said this was an increase from the initial 20 percent discussed. With the vaccination of 50 to 60 percent, Vergeire said the Philippines was hoping to achieve herd immunity, or resistance to the spread of an infectious disease because of the high number of individuals immune to the […]

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