Duterte: Vaccine supply, not gov't response is the real problem

“Ang problem natin bakuna, hindi that we are not doing anything or that we are not doing it properly,” President Rodrigo Duterte says.

5/6/2021 12:25:00 AM

“Ang problem natin bakuna, hindi that we are not doing anything or that we are not doing it properly,” President Rodrigo Duterte says.

“Ang problem natin bakuna, hindi that we are not doing anything or that we are not doing it properly,” President Rodrigo Duterte says.

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 6) —President Rodrigo Duterte said on Wednesday that the real problem amid the COVID-19 pandemic is vaccine supply and not the government’s response.“Ang problem natin bakuna, hindi(Our problem is vaccine, not) that we are not doing anything or that we are not doing it properly,” he said during his late-night address.

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He also said that despite efforts of the government to tap multiple manufacturers, doses are only starting to arrive now and are in small volumes. He mentioned that if China did not donate a million doses of the Sinovac vaccine then the Philippines would have not been able to start immunizing people to prevent sickness or hospitalization due to the coronavirus.

Duterte added that other countries, like the United States and Brazil, are also suffering from the same problem.He then lauded efforts of Filipinos to innovate when it comes to the pandemic response, which include the establishment of modular hospitals. headtopics.com

Since the start of the local coronavirus outbreak in the Philippines, authorities have been making efforts to improve the country's healthcare capacity. In his first address this week, Duterte even said that thecountry is doing well in its programs

compared with other countries.Data from the Department of Health show that around 30,000 to 50,000 individuals are being tested per day, a huge improvement from last year’s less than 10,000. There are also 1,270 healthcare facilities nationwide for COVID-19 patients, with bed occupancy rate of 48.6%.

As of May 5, total number of COVID-19 cases in the country has reached 1,073,555, of which 92.5% patients recovered and 1.66% have died.Latest data from Johns Hopkins University’s tracker show that the Philippines is 25th among countries with the most number of infections and 28th in terms of those with most number of deaths.

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The problem has been long gestation. Failure to secure supply chains in advance of requirement show lack of monitoring of developments, lack of foresight & lack of planning- often lead to a series of unfortunate events. Kaya nga problema supply dahil sa kakulangan sa response ng Gov't ikaw ang problema. sana matapos ka na

Pag meron pa maniwala dito sa statement na ito, bilib ako sa katangahan mo Do your country a favor. Resign! DutertePalpak DuterteInutil You’re doing it properly nga. So smuggling is the answer! Ikaw lang pwede magsmuggle ulol At kasunod ng bakuna e siguradong sasabihin mo nnmng 'wala tayong pera'. Everything boils down to money -- money you can keep for yourselves. Napakabasura mo! 🤮

Nkakatulog pa kaya ng mabuti sa tanghali itong pr3sidentng inutil na to DutertePalpak dami pang sinasabi... Sabi mo po may vaccine na last year pa. Sabi mo dec 2020 balik n tayo sa dati kasi bakunado na lahat. Yabang lang ba yun gaya ng jetski o sadyang di mo alam pinagsasabi mo o secret lang pero bakunado na kami at di lang namin alam.

Totoo. Wala insufficient nga sa India na dun pa sila gumagawa.

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Pakisampal para magising. nag designate ka pa ng vaccine czar pareho pala kayong gago! Ang problem kasi most sa mga nag Twitter dito, sa traditional medial lang kumukuha nang information, na alam na mahilig mag twist nang kwarto, Hindi po. Kahit wala pang bakuna, maayos response ng ibang bansa sa SE Asia. Maayos programa. Maayos pag kontrol, agresibo sa contact tracing to minimize transmission. H'wag nyo kami gawing tanga. Hanggang ngayon yung contact tracing sa Pinas, weak p rin. DutertePalpak

Crossout mo kaya ang US, malapit na nga sila magkaroon ng 'herd immunity.' Utot mo MALIangpresidente, madaming bansa ang successful in their pandemic response based only on able leadership and without depending solely on the vaccine, gumagawa na naman ng kwento para itago ang kapalpakan ng gobyerno Ang problema natin ay ang bugok na gobyerno dahil sa PALPAK na pamumuno mo! 🤦‍♂️ Umalis ka na diyan letse ka at ang dami nang Pilipino ang nagdudusa!

Palakpakan na naman ang mga dds. Next time sa sabihin nya 'naniwala pala kayo, biro lang man yun'. 🧟‍♀️🧟🧟‍♂️ yeah...yan tlaga problema the supply of vaccines gustuhin man ng bansa bumili limited pa rin tlaga ang padala ng vaccines

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Sir, i think you’re not getting the right info from your boys. Sinong niloloko mo? Mga taga davao? Ulul Projecting much, Dudirty?

China COVID vaccine donations helpful as PH struggles to buy doses, says DuterteDuterte on Wednesday night again thanked China for donating COVID-19 vaccines to the Philippines. Who dropped the ball, the 'hero'? Who drop and slow in action. Why are we struggling to buy vaccines when we have so much loans?

President Duterte may receive Sinovac vaccine for second dose - vaccine expertItigil ng drama at pagsisinungaling na yan This whole situation seems strange he would take a vaccine not even approved when there are available ones. It’s Sputnik and Sinovac which he should have taken so people’s willingness to take those would be higher. What a wasted opportunity! bec it is sinovac and not sinopharm that has been injected.. have they shown it to the public?

Duterte to still take 2nd dose of Sinopharm vaccineAfter President Rodrigo Duterte ordered the return of 1,000 donated Sinopharm vaccine doses, Malacañang clarified that one of those doses would remain in the country as the Philippine leader's second dose. The CLUELESS president The meter stick wielding can't do anything right and timely Duque The self promoting senator whose peculiar perversion is to be in every photo of the clueless president It only took these 3 persons to destroy a nation's health and economy Who cares, he can even drink all remaining sinopharm vaccine.