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AstraZeneca benefits outweigh risks – Duterte adviser

Following reports from European Medical agencies regarding the link of blood clotting with AstraZeneca vaccination and after local health agencies announced the temporary suspension of the vaccine for persons below 60, presidential adviser for entrepreneur Joey Concepcion said Filipinos should focus on the huge benefits of the British-Swedish made jab instead......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarApr 9th, 2021

Blood clot ‘very rare AstraZeneca side effect’

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AFP) – The EU’s medicines regulator said Wednesday that blood clots should be listed as a rare side effect of the AstraZeneca jab but the benefits continue to outweigh risks, as several countries battle fresh virus surges amid vaccine shortfalls. A number of nations have suspended the use of AstraZeneca’s vaccine for […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsApr 8th, 2021

EU regulators: AstraZeneca& rsquo;s gains outdo risk

The European Union’s medicines regulator said Tuesday it was “firmly convinced” the benefits of AstraZeneca’s vaccine outweigh potential risks, insisting there was no evidence linking it to blood clots after several nations suspended the shot over health fears......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 17th, 2021

Philippines sees no reason to halt rollout of AstraZeneca COVID-19 jabs

In a statement, the Department of Health and the Food and Drug Administration said there is “no reason” to halt the use of AstraZeneca vaccine in the country as benefits of vaccination continue to outweigh risks......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 12th, 2021

DOH: Post-vaccination death of health worker no reason to halt COVID-19 inoculation drive

The health official stressed the benefits of getting the vaccine outweigh the potential risks, and the jabs approved by the country’s Food and Drug Administration “remain safe and effective instrument in helping prevent severe cases.”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 18th, 2021

AstraZeneca no longer taking new COVID-19 vaccine orders, Duterte adviser says

British-Swedish drugmaker AstraZeneca is no longer accepting any new orders for its coronavirus vaccine due to supply constraints, an adviser to President Rodrigo Duterte said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2021

1.3 million AstraZeneca doses for private sector to arrive in June — Concepcion

Presidential adviser Joey Concepcion said close to a 100 companies will be covered by the delivery of the first batch......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 4th, 2021

June vaccine rollout for economic front liners eyed

About 1.5 million economic front liners, composed of workers from private entities, may be inoculated in June, Presidential Adviser on Entrepreneurship Secretary Joey Concepcion said, Tuesday. This, after AstraZeneca has confirmed that the delivery of the first batch of some 1.5 million doses of the said vaccines in the first week of June, which will […] The post June vaccine rollout for economic front liners eyed appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsApr 27th, 2021

EU clears J& J vax, says blood clots & lsquo;very rare& rsquo;

Europe's medicines regulator said Tuesday that blood clots should be listed as a “very rare” side effect of Johnson & Johnson’s coronavirus vaccine, but that the benefits of the shot still outweighed the risks......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsApr 22nd, 2021

Anti-Duterte groups told to enjoy freedom of expression

National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr. has urged groups calling for the resignation of President Duterte and other government officials to enjoy their freedom of expression......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 22nd, 2021

Concepcion welcomes decision on AstraZeneca vaccines

Presidential adviser for entrepreneurship and Go Negosyo founder Joey Concepcion lauded yesterday the Food and Drug Administration for changing its position on the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine by recommending the resumption of its use on individuals below 60, as approved by the Department of Health......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Concepcion receives AstraZeneca jab, hopes FDA reverses suspension

Presidential adviser for entrepreneurship Joey Concepcion received the AstraZeneca coronavirus jab and hoped the Food and Drug Administration would reverse its move to suspend the use of the vaccine for those aged below 60 to allow more economic frontliners to get inoculated......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 14th, 2021

Duterte creates office for adviser on streamlining gov’t processes to cut red tape

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the creation of the Office of the Presidential Adviser on Streamlining Government Processes (OPASGP) in a bid to cut red tape. Duterte signed on Tuesday Executive Order No. 129, giving the presidential adviser on streamlining government processes authority to recommend policies, strategies, programs, and measures to cut […] The post Duterte creates office for adviser on streamlining gov’t processes to cut red tape appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 14th, 2021

Duterte adviser sees economic rebound by Q4

Presidential adviser for entrepreneurship and Go Negosyo founder Joey Concepcion sees economic recovery in the fourth quarter of the year as more vaccines become available......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

12 schools in Cebu Province targeted for limited face-to-face classes

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Limited face-to-face classes may no longer be farfetched as President Rodrigo Duterte has previously said it will be possible if the vaccines have arrived. With the arrival of two batches of vaccines from Sinovac and AstraZeneca, the Department of Education (DepEd) is now gearing for the possibility of limited face-to-face classes […] The post 12 schools in Cebu Province targeted for limited face-to-face classes appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

Covax delivers, Rody vouches for AstraZeneca vaccines

President Rodrigo Duterte vouched for the efficacy of the available COVID-19 vaccines as he personally received the first batch of AstraZeneca doses through the COVAX Facility, a global vaccine-sharing initiative led by the World Health Organization (WHO)......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

Duterte to also welcome AstraZeneca arrival

To prove that the Philippines is a grateful nation, President Duterte will also be personally receiving AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccines, which are expected to arrive next week in Manila......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Duterte signs coconut trust fund bill into law

President Duterte has signed the law that secures benefits for over 3 million mostly impoverished coconut farmers and their families through a P75-billion trust fund created also to develop a flourishing coconut industry......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 28th, 2021

Novavax vaccine briefing posts record attendance

Following the procurement of 17 million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine through the ‘A Dose of Hope’ initiative, Presidential Adviser for Entrepreneurship and Go Negosyo founder Joey Concepcion continues to talk with various vaccine manufacturers......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2021

‘Over 500 companies interested in Novavax vaccines’

Over 500 companies are interested in the possible procurement of coronavirus vaccines from American firm Novavax, an adviser of President Duterte revealed yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 11th, 2021

Interactive Game to be Used For Fisherfolk’s Financial Education

Around 1.9 million fisherfolks in the country will be able to benefit from the government’s financial education (fin-ed) through an interactive game. Saving, preparing for future needs, the wise use of credit, benefits of microinsurance for managing risks, managing other income sources during lean fishing seasons, and sustainable fishing will all be part of the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsFeb 6th, 2021