Vaccine wastage in typhoon-hit areas minimal – DOH

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Sheila Crisostomo – The Philippine Star December 21, 2021 | 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — A hundred vials of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines were wasted in Region 6 due to a power outage caused by Typhoon Odette, the Department of Health (DOH) said yesterday. According to DOH Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire, they are closely monitoring the situation in typhoon-hit areas. However, they received reports that the Pfizer vaccines in Tinangawan in Iloilo province got wasted because of a power interruption resulting from the typhoon. Vergeire assured the public that the cluster would be “replenishing…

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