‘US willing to share COVID-19 vaccine to PH once available’ – US Defense Sec. Esper
US Defense Secretay Mark Esper told Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana that the United States was ready to share with the Philippines and its allied countries the drug against coronavirus disease by the time it became available.
In a statement issued by the Department of National Defense (DND), Lorenzana thanked Esper for the medical and medical supplies provided by the US government to the country for assistance in combating the pandemic.
It also thanked the DND for their support for the government’s decision to suspend the termination of the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA).
So far, the country has reported 25,392 confirmed cases of COVID-19, 5,706 have been recovered while 1,074 have died.