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Ang mga local execs ay tumatalon na linya ng priyoridad para sa pagbabakuna ng COVID-19 isang ‘kulay-abo na lugar’ – Duterte

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MANILA, Philippines – Isinasaalang-alang ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte bilang isang “kulay-abo na lugar” ang isyu ng mga lokal na punong ehekutibo na tumalon sa linya ng prayoridad para sa pagbabakuna sa COVID-19 kung ang kanilang hangarin ay mapalakas ang kumpiyansa ng kanilang mga nasasakupan sa mga bakuna.

“Sa palagay ko ito ay isang pandaigdigan na palusot – upang hindi matakot ang kanilang mga nasasakupan [to be vaccinated,” Duterte said in a pre-recorded speech that aired Wednesday.

“For me, that’s somewhat a gray area,” he said, adding that “it would require a certain amount of legal study.”

Earlier, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) issued show-cause orders to five mayors for jumping the priority line for COVID-19 vaccines.

The mayors are Alfred Romualdez of Tacloban City, Dibu Tuan of T’boli in South Cotabato , Sulpicio Villalobos of Santo Niño in South Cotabato, Noel Rasa of Legazpi City in Albay, and Abrahan Ibba of Bataraza in Palawan.

Duterte also brought up how he was prodded to be the first to get inoculated to increase public confidence in the COVID-19 vaccines, but he said could not be prioritized because of his age.



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