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COVID vaccines

Duterte accuses officials of skipping jab priority list

Filipino president discloses names of queue-jumping mayors and seeks explanation

MANILA -- Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has accused local chief executives of jumping ahead of a vaccination priority list led by 1.7 million health workers in order to get COVID-19 vaccines. There are growing concerns in the country about the surging number of coronavirus cases as the government struggles to secure enough vaccine doses.

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