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Many people desire Pfizer for booster dose — DOH exec

(FILE PHOTO) Well being Usec. Myrna Cabotaje. Screengrab from RTVM

MANILA, Philippines — Many people desire Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for his or her booster dose, Division of Well being (DOH) Undersecretary Myrna Cabotaje shared on Thursday.

“When it comes to model choice, marami pa rin ‘yung nagre-request ng mRNA, significantly Pfizer, ‘yun sa booster particularly,” Cabotaje mentioned in the course of the Laging Handa briefing.

(Many requests for mRNA vaccines, significantly from Pfizer, for boosters particularly.)

“Kasi sa booster, pinayagan natin na mamili ‘yung mga magpapa-booster ng kanilang mga bakuna,” she continued.

(For boosters, we allowed vaccinees to decide on the vaccine model of their selection.)

In response to the Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention, mRNA vaccines “educate our cells learn how to make a protein that may set off an immune response inside our our bodies.”

Cabotaje inspired people who’re but to obtain their main sequence of vaccines to get no matter model is obtainable.

“However, doon sa mga ibang first dose at second dose, sana kung ano ang obtainable na bakuna, ‘yun na rin ang kunin nila,” she appealed.

(For many who will obtain their first dose, I hope no matter vaccine is obtainable, get it.)

“So, mayroon tayong (we have now) Sinovac, AstraZeneca, at saka (and) Sputnik V, after which, afterward, they’ll have the booster of their selection after six months for the two-dose vials and after three months sa Johnson & Johnson,” Cabotaje added.

Primarily based on the DOH’s knowledge, 932,197 people had been administered with their booster dose as of December 15.


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