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S. Korea ships 539,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine to PhilippinesBy Yonhap
Published : Nov. 30, 2021 - 16:08
An airplane carrying the jabs departed from Incheon International Airport, west of Seoul, earlier in the day and will arrive in the Philippines on the same day, the ministry said.
South Korea has already shared coronavirus vaccine shots with three other countries -- Vietnam, Thailand and Iran -- as it has enough vaccines to inoculate its people and help other countries.
So far, 80 percent of South Korea's population has been fully vaccinated.
The ministry said it hopes to contribute to the global fight against the pandemic via the program and further bolster ties with the Philippines. (Yonhap)
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