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CIAC allots P.4M for vaccine procurement

THE Clark International Airport Corp. has alloted P400,000 for the procurement and purchase of COVID-19 vaccines for its workers.

In a national scale, the inoculation process is a Herculean task, so we hope this modest initiative of CIAC helps the government in its continued efforts to fight COVID-19,” said Aaron Aquino, CIAC president.

Aquino added that a CIAC Task Force on the inoculation program will be created which will follow guidelines set by the Department of Health on how to obtain and administer the vaccines.

The guidelines will include approval or an emergency use authorization (EUA) from the Philippine Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Last week, CIAC workers took the Polymerase chain reaction tests, the first in a series of free quarterly RT-PCR tests for the agency’s employees to help curb the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace, Aquino added.

Publication Source :    People's Tonight
Jun I. Legaspi
Reporter, People's Tonight