Duterte offers P10 million reward for Filipino who could discover vaccine vs COVID-19

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President Rodrigo Duterte is offering 10 million pesos to any Filipino who could discover vaccine against virus causing COVID-19.

This was announced by Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque during April 21 press briefing.

“Inanunsyo po ng Pangulo na siya ay mabgigibay ng pabuya na hanggang sampung milyong piso sa kahit sinong Filipino na makakadiskubre ng vaccine laban sa COVID-19,” Secretary Roque said.

The President is also providing substantial grants to University of the Philippines (UP) and UP-Philippine General Hospital (PGH) for the development of vaccine.