Philippines: COVID-19 vaccination challenges expected

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    The global rush to buy coronavirus vaccines is under way.

    But while wealthier countries have already done deals with manufacturers, those with smaller budgets are struggling to secure early supplies.

    The Philippine government plans to vaccinate up to 60 percent of the country’s population to achieve herd immunity.

    But in an archipelago with more than 7,000 islands and a national budget for vaccines that is barely enough, officials admit it will not be easy.

    Al Jazeera’s Jamela Alindogan reports from Manila.

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