COVID-19 Vaccinations To Be Done In Police Stations Says President
COVID-19 VACCINATIONS – President Rodrigo Duterte has once again emphasized that instead of hospitals, police stations would be the venue for COVID-19 vaccinations.
Since the beginning of the coronavirus outbreak in the Philippines, the admin has been adamant in waiting for the virus. As such, the coronavirus responses have been catered toward stalling for the vaccine instead of concrete actions against it according to Vice President Leni Robredo.
Meanwhile, Duterte reiterated that vaccinations would be done in police stations but supervised by doctors. Along with this, the president also repeated that the poor would be given priority when the vaccine arrives.
He explained that he chose police stations so that the public need only to go to one place. According to an article from Inquirer, Duterte said: “After all, vaccination is quick. It’s just an injection. It doesn’t take about 2 minutes, 3 minutes to inject the vaccine. People can easily find police stations. Just line up there”.
Meanwhile, Duterte told the public to simply follow quarantine rules as he expressed enthusiasm that a vaccine would be available soon. Currently, the Philippines has been in contact with China, Russia, Taiwan, and Australia for a possible COVID-19 vaccine.
Still, some people are questioning why police stations were the chose location for vaccinations. Duterte explained that it was because of convenience and that people can find it easily. However, that could also be said when it came to clinics and hospitals, netizens said.
However, the fact remains that the government has been adamant in their thoughts about the vaccine being the only end to the virus. Meanwhile, other countries have already flattened their curve using systematic approaches to handling the viral outbreak.
Like this article? READ ALSO: Robredo Playing Deaf To COVID-19 Response Says Palace