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Palawan board member tells LGUs to study the efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines to be purchased

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A Palawan board member has reminded the local government units to study carefully the coronavirus vaccines that they intend to purchase for their constituents.

Second District Board Member Sharon Abiog-Onda delivered a privilege speech urging local government officials to conduct research on the efficacy of vaccines that they will procure.

“Just a reminder to the Local Government Units to carefully conduct research, carefully study about the efficacy of vaccines to be purchased, since this will cause the life of a constituent, of the people of the province of Palawan” said Board Member Onda.

In connection with this, the Sangguniang Panlalawigan approved Resolution No. 017-21 entitled: “Urging all LGUs thru their Municipal Health Offices to conduct information dissemination campaign regarding COVID-19 vaccines in their respective areas of jurisdiction.”

The said resolution was authored by Liga ng mga Barangay President and Ex-Officio Member Ferdinand Zaballa.

“Ayon kay BM Onda, napapanahon ang resolusyon na ito lalo na’t ang mga bakuna ay may iba-iba ring efficacy rate. Idagdag pa umano rito ang mga balita kung saan ang ilang mga bansa ay nagsimula nang magsagawa ng pagbabakuna subalit mayroon umanong pagkakamali at pagkukulang na nagawa na siyang nagdulot ng takot sa pagpapabakuna ng mga mamamayan,” the provincial government said.

“Mahalaga umano na mabigyan ng tamang impormasyon ang mga mamamayan kung bakit kinakailangang magpabakuna ng COVID-19 vaccines,” it added.