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VP Leni Receives First Dose of COVID Vaccine

She belongs under the A3 priority group.
by Pia Regalado
May 19, 2021
Photo/s: Leni Robredo/Facebook

Vice President Leni Robredo said she received her first COVID vaccine dose on Wednesday as part of the A3 priority group composed of persons with co-morbidities.

The 56-year-old Robredo got the AstraZeneca vaccine in Quezon City, where the Office of the Vice President is located.

"Mabilis ang hintayan kasi super organized. Salamat din kay Nurse Raffy na siyang nag-vaccinate sa akin. Napakagaan ng kamay. Wala akong halos naramdaman," said Robredo, who booked the jab on May 13 along with 18 staff members who fall under A3.

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"Magbakuna na din kayo para protektado kayo at ang lahat ng nakakasalamuha niyo. Tingnan niyo 'yung group pic namin. Maraming takot sa umpisa pero may konting yabang na nung nagpakuha ng litrato."

In March, Robredo was accused of getting jabbed in a viral post. She denied it, calling "ridiculously funny."


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