THE Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given its emergency use authorization (EUA) approval to the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccine made by British-Swedish drugmaker AstraZeneca.

During the Laging Handa media briefing on Thursday, FDA Director-General Rolando Enrique Domingo said that the interim data for AZD1222 from its ongoing phase three trials had an efficacy of 70 percent.

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