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Coronavirus: Philippines approves Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, New Zealand allows some international students to return

The Philippines’ Food and Drug Administration on Thursday said it had authorised the emergency use of the Covid-19 vaccine from Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE.The Pfizer-BioNTech shot, which has shown a 95 per cent success rate, is the first vaccine the Philippines has approved.The move came a day after President Rodrigo Duterte defended his government’s decision to purchase Chinese-made coronavirus vaccines, saying they were as good as the shots developed by the Americans and the Europeans.Brazil…

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