PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte urged the public to have themselves vaccinated or take booster shots so they will be protected when they go out and vote on Monday, May 9, 2022 for the national and local elections.
In his Talk to the People session, the president said the elections will be a big gathering so there is a need to have themselves protected through vaccination or booster doses before going out and mingle with lots of people in the polling centers.
According to the president, he reminded the public that being complacent is what COVID-19 wants.
Although he expects that transmission won’t be as serious since many have already been vaccinated, there is still the need to take booster shots in order to stay protected against the dreaded disease.
He said that vaccines are still available and people can still avail of it even before the elections in order to curb the spread of COVID-19.