Palace stands by 2021 vaccination target amid UK think tank's doubts

Malacañang stands by the country's commitment to achieve population protection within the year amid a report from a United Kingdom-based think tank saying herd immunity will only be possible in two years given the current pace of vaccination

6/23/2021 5:02:00 PM

Malacañang stands by the country's commitment to achieve population protection within the year amid a report from a United Kingdom-based think tank saying herd immunity will only be possible in two years given the current pace of vaccination

Malacañang stands by the country's commitment to achieve population protection within the year amid a report from a United Kingdom-based think tank saying herd immunity will only be possible in two years given the current pace of vaccination.

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 23) —"Allow us to prove the think tank wrong...containment, population protection within the year," Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said in a briefing on Wednesday.UK think tank Pantheon Macroeconomics published a report on Monday stating that based on its current vaccination rate, the Philippines can reach herd immunity by early 2023. Around 85% have to be immunized to control the Delta variant, it added.

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Its the biggest bulshit ever spread 😂😂😂 It's like another Roque's 'nanalo na tayo sa UP' when UP OCTA predicted 40,000 cases by end of June 2020, in which UP OCTA's predictions were consistently accurate. PH will lose again vs the UK think tank prediction. i just want to see my grandmotherrrrr!!! Kahit anong alibi ng Palasyo, simple arithmetic lang yan.

What the Delta variant could mean for COVID-19 in the United StatesThe Delta variant, as it's now called, has swept across the UK, all but replacing the Alpha variant first identified there late last year.

PH will be among last in Asia to achieve herd immunity – UK think tankICYMI: A think tank said that most Asian countries could achieve herd immunity by next year, except for the Philippines and Vietnam where mass vaccination lagged behind their neighbors’ vaccine rollout. The Philippines can do it. LGUs should follow the examples of Mayor Isko of Manila and Mayor Marcy of Marikina.

Metro cities, lone municipality race to the finish line of vaccination targetsKita sa data na Ang Dami hnd na makapagpaturok sa 2nd dose ano kaya ang dahilan? Kawalan ba ng bakuna? O tao mismo umaayaw na Maraming salamat sa ating vaccine czar Sec. Galvez, Medical Workers, LGUs at Pangulong Duterte👏👏👏👏 Sinovac AstraZeneca SputnikV Pfizer Covid19 San Juan City at 75%! Wow

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Cebu City runs out of vaccines again; walk-ins still not welcomeCouncilor David Tumulak told CDN Digital that all vaccination sites will shut down temporarily starting Wednesday, June 23, 2021, until further notice as the vaccines have run out again. Vaccine supply is the bigger problem than vax hesitance. Vaccine supply and availability is the biggest problem and not the hesitancy of the people to get vaccinated. inatay ani inyo reporting oi. ganiha encouraged ang walk in pra d masayang karon d nya hutdan pa gyud lol

Palace: COVID-19 vaccination could be mandatory, but Duterte not eyeing law for it yetWhile crafting a law making COVID-19 vaccination compulsory can easily be requested from Congress, Malacañang hopes it does not have to reach that point. Let's hope that others will realize the significance of getting vaccinated for us to do what we used to before the pandemic struck the world. Its the biggest lying of the history there wil be new variants al the time the vaccines do not protect u against that variants .! Just in ! Delta variant becomes global no vaccin against it yet !!!