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TIMELINE: The scuttled COVID-19 vaccine deal with Pfizer

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TIMELINE: The scuttled COVID-19 vaccine deal with Pfizer

MANILA, Philippines — As nations scrambled to secure doses of coronavirus vaccine from drug manufacturers, the Philippines’ Health chief had been accused of “dropping the ball” in acquiring the vaccine deal with a United States-based pharmaceutical.

Serious allegations made by Senator Panfilo Lacson against Health Secretary Francisco Duque III has again placed the beleaguered official in the hot seat, an unwelcome development, considering that the latter has been dogged by many a controversy since the start of the pandemic.

According to Lacson,Duque “failed” to submit documents, such as a confidentiality agreement, needed to finalize the COVID-19 vaccine deal with US-based Pfizer…

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