Ever since the issues regarding the dangers of Dengvaxia vaccine has been publicized, a lot of parents have been bothered by said vaccine.
Recently, it was discovered that President Rodrigo Duterte’s kin also were also exposed to the vaccine.
According to news outlets, the President’s daughter Veronica “Kitty” Duterte also received shots of the vaccine.
Two children of former Davao City Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte, Sabina and Uno Duterte, were also vaccinated.
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This was confirmed by Special Assistant to the President Christopher “Bong” Go, who said:
“May nagtanong kanina kung na-inject raw ba si Kitty at ‘yung dalawang anak ni Paolo, kinonfirm naman po ng mga nanay nila na positive po na-inject po.”
Kitty is the youngest daughter of the President with partner Honeylet Avanceña.
Also on May 22, the House committee on appropriations approved the proposed P1.16-billion medical support fund for Dengvaxia vaccine receivers.
The President has also certified the bill proposing the supplemental budget as urgent.
It was 2017 when the pharmaceutical company Sanofi Pasteur announced that there is a higher chance of being exposed to severe dengue if the recipient got shot with the vaccine.
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