Residents and workers stand in the rain and wade through a flood on Wednesday, July 21, 2021 —risking infection of waterborne diseases — just to get into San Andres Sports Complex in Manila, one of the COVID-19 vaccination hubs in the city. (File photo by RICHARD A. REYES / Philippine Daily Inquirer) MANILA, Philippines — Local governments should not allow people to line up in flooded areas to get vaccinated against COVID-19, President Rodrigo Duterte said in his weekly taped briefing on Saturday. "The problem is for the local governments to come up with a more sane process of vaccination [rather] than allowing people to queue as early as four o'clock in the morning and getting their shots at about nine o'clock in the morning. It seems to me, it's not the way to vaccinate people," Duterte said. "People are exposed in the open, unprotected from the elements. They are waiting for… a chance to have a shot, for three to four hours standing there. There are floods now. They could have just looked for another auditorium or somewhere to do it. To me, it's bullshit, actually when that's what you're doing to Filipino," he added, speaking partly in Filipino…. Read full this story
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