COVID-19: War on two fronts

More than a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, the Philippines is waging war on two fronts — battling the deadly coronavirus and confronting vaccine hesitancy.

We followed a health worker who was among the first to receive a coronavirus vaccine at Tala Hospital in Caloocan City, as the country rolled out its vaccination program against the disease earlier this month.

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