2 days Duterte says he will take responsibility for anything wrong with COVID-19 vaccines Inquirer
MANILA, Philippines --- President Rodrigo Duterte said on Wednesday that he would take responsibility if something should go wrong in the use of COVID-19 vaccines that the national government would buy. In a taped speech aired Wednesday, Duterte said any vaccines procured by his chosen vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr. would "bind him." "Whatever Secretary Galvez chooses would bind me," he said, speaking partly in Filipino. "It would be like I was the one who ought the vaccine. So I won't buy a vaccine that's not the right one." Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. is the chief implementor of the government's ... more