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Chinese vaccine makers to apply for clearance in the Philippines, as Duterte tries to block probe into illegal inoculations

Two Chinese pharmaceutical firms plan to apply this week for their Covid-19 vaccines to be cleared for emergency use in the Philippines, according to a top diplomat, while President Rodrigo Duterte has blocked his security chief from appearing in a Senate inquiry on vaccines.Chito Sta. Romana, the Philippines’ ambassador to China, on Monday said state-owned Sinopharm (also known as the China National Pharmaceutical Group) and private firm Sinovac Biotech planned to make the application to the…

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