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Manila's 24-hour drive-thru site inoculates 800 on first day

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More than 800 people received their coronavirus disease (COVID-19) booster shots during the first day of the City of Manila’s 24 hour drive-thru booster vaccination program for four-wheel vehicles, according to a report by Manila Bulletin.

As of Friday, Jan. 14, about 854 people have received their COVID-19 booster shot.

The 24-hour booster vaccination campaign officially launched at 12 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 14 at the Quirino Grandstand in Ermita, Manila.

“Our goal is mabawasan o mapaliit yung porsyento ng may mamatay. Wala na tayong magagawa sa impeksyon, pero may magagawa tayo na maproteksyunan ang tao (to reduce the percent of deaths [related to COVID-19]. We can’t do anything about infection but we can try to protect the people),” said Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso during the 24-hour campaign launch at the Quirino Grandstand.

Vaccinees are required to arrive in four-wheel vehicles and must have their vaccination card in order to receive the booster shot as part of Manila’s campaign.

Non-residents of Manila are also eligible to avail of the free booster vaccination.

Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, AstraZeneca, and SinoVac brand vaccines are available at the site.

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