Manila inoculates more than 56,000 minors
Over 56,000 coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine doses have been administered to minors aged 12 to 17 years old in Manila, according to a report by Manila Bulletin.
As of Nov. 15, a total of 56,832 doses were administered to minors in Manila since the nationwide pediatric vaccination kicked off.
Only Pfizer and Moderna vaccines are being deployed for minors as these are the only vaccine brands granted emergency use authorization for adolescents by the Philippine Food and Drug Administration.
The city of Manila has 10 different venues in order to facilitate its mass pediatric vaccination drive.
Six vaccination sites are Manila district hospitals, namely, Sta. Ana Hospital, Ospital ng Maynila, Gat Andres Bonifacio, Justice Jose Abad Santos, Ospital ng Sampaloc, and Ospital ng Tondo.
The other four are at the Lucky Chinatown Mall, SM Manila, SM San Lazaro, and Robinsons Place Manila.
There are currently 259 active COVID-19 cases in Manila.
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