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Pres Duterte volunteers to take Covid-19 vaccine first from Russia

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If found effective, President Rodrigo Duterte volunteered he would be the first person to take Covid-19 vaccine from Russia to prove it’s safe. 

“Maligayang-maligaya ako, kasi ang Russia kaibigan natin ito. Ang ano nila is, magbigay sila ng bakuna, wala naman sila sinasabi na bayaran mo,” he said in a late night address on Monday. 

Although he still needs to speak with Russian President Vladimir Putin how many vaccines the Philippines would need in the future, Duterte offered himself as the first subject of the vaccine. 

“Mag-injection muna tayo ng iilan, tapos tingnan natin ang resulta. You will be given the vaccine, and reaction ng katawan mo, tatanggapin pa o hindi. There will be volunteers. Ako, pagdating ng bakuna — in public, para walang satsat diyan, in public magpapa-injection ako. Ako yung una maeksperimentuhan,” he said. 

Photo by Philippine Star

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