Filipinos inoculated against COVID-19 with Chinese vaccine

A woman gets inoculated with Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination hub in Taguig City, the Philippines, on April 16, 2021. (Xinhua/Rouelle Umali)

MANILA, April 18 (Xinhua) — Filipinos are being vaccinated with Chinese-made Sinovac vaccine against COVID-19 amid rising cases in the Philippines.

The Philippine Department of Health (DOH) reported 11,101 new COVID-19 infections on Saturday, bringing the total cases in the Southeast Asian country to 926,052.

A man holds vaccination placards after getting inoculated with Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination hub in Taguig City, the Philippines, on April 16, 2021. (Xinhua/Rouelle Umali)
A woman gets inoculated with Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination hub in Taguig City, the Philippines, on April 16, 2021. (Xinhua/Rouelle Umali)
A woman gets inoculated with Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination hub in Taguig City, the Philippines, on April 16, 2021. (Xinhua/Rouelle Umali)
A health worker prepares a Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination hub in Taguig City, the Philippines, on April 16, 2021. (Xinhua/Rouelle Umali)
A woman gets inoculated with the Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination hub in Taguig City, the Philippines, on April 16, 2021. (Xinhua/Rouelle Umali) ■