NEGATIBONG PERSEPSYON NG PUBLIKO SA COVID-19 VACCINE, KAILANGANG BAGUHIN – SEC. GALVEZ

Ni Monica N. Ladisla
Source: PCOO
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Kasalukuyan umanong naghahanap ng paraan ang pamahalaan upang mabago ang negatibong persepsyon ng publiko sa bakuna lalo pa’t may potensyal nang bakunang kinokonsidera ayon kay Vaccine Czar Carlito Galvez, Jr.

Ayon kay Sec. Galvez, importante umanong mabago ang negatibong persepsyon ng publiko tungkol sa COVID-19 vaccine upang maging matagumpay ang National Vaccine Roadmap.

Upang magawa ito, binigyang prayoridad umano ng gobyerno ang vaccine companies na magsasagawa ng clinical trials sa bansa upang ipakita sa publiko na ligtas at epektibo ang mga ito.

“The priority for our vaccine are those companies that are willing to have a clinical trial in the Philippines because [we are] considering… we have sort of only 66 percent who are willing to be vaccinated in the Philippines based on the SWS survey,” pahayag ni Sec. Galvez.

Aniya, ang kontrobersiya sa Dengvaxia vaccine noong 2017 ang naging dahilan kung bakit 44 porsyento ng mga Pilipino ang undecided o di kaya’y ayaw tumanggap ng bakuna.

“We are very sorry to say that last week, we had some stories about Dengvaxia. It created some misconception about Filipino people not having the vaccine,” ulat ni Sec. Galvez.

Malaking tulong umano ang pagsasagawa ng clinical trials ng vaccine companies sa bansa lalo pa kung magiging positibo ang kalalabasan ng mga isasagawang test.

“We wanted to have some sort of validation of clinical trials that have been conducted abroad. This clinical trial will [change the] psychological perception of the Filipino people that the vaccines that will be used here are safe and effective,” ani Sec. Galvez.

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