"TAKE BACK Your CHINESE Covid Vaccine":
President Duterte said he is “Sorry for taking unapproved Sinopharm Jab”, tells China to take it back.
Pres. Duterte warned Filipinos not to follow his example and get the China-made Sinopharm vaccine which has not yet been approved by the country’s health regulator.
Duterte told Filipinos, “Don’t follow my steps. It’s dangerous because there are no studies, it might not be good for the body. Just let me be the sole person to receive it. Let’s just pull them out (of the country), so that there’s no issue,” Duterte said of the Sinopharm doses.
“What was injected in me, it’s the decision of my doctor and all things said, this is my life,” he said, as he accepted the massive criticism leveled at him.
“We are sorry for the things you are criticizing us for, we accept responsibility,” he said. “We are sorry, you are right, we are wrong.”
One of the hardest-hit countries in southeast Asia is the Philippines, a total of more than 1 million infections and more than 16,000 deaths, according to ABS-CBN News. have plagued the Island nation.