‘Hoarder nations derail Phl vaccination drive’

September 30, 2021

Malacañang on Wednesday blamed Covid-19 vaccine hoarding for the country’s poor ranking in a study that measures economies’ resilience to the ongoing pandemic.

Presidential spokesperson Secretary Harry Roque said Bloomberg’s Covid-19 report — which tagged the Philippines as the worst place to be amid the pandemic — did not surprise the Duterte administration due to challenges in the government’s inoculation efforts.