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Athletes based abroad to get vaccines in host countries

The country’s Tokyo Olympics-bound athletes training abroad will get their anti-COVID-19 vaccines in their host countries, according to Philippine Olympic Committee president Rep. Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino......»»

Category: sportsSource: thestandard thestandardJun 11th, 2021

IATF eases quarantine, swab rules for vaccinated travelers

Starting tomorrow, a shorter mandatory quarantine period of seven days in a government-accredited facility will be required for all Filipinos vaccinated in the Philippines regardless of travel history and those vaccinated abroad coming from “green” or low-risk countries......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 30th, 2021

SEAG softens stance, may agree on & lsquo;22 sked

If there are no more options left, it seems that majority of the Southeast Asian Games countries and host Vietnam are all agreeable to have the 31st SEA Games in 2022......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 27th, 2021

Genocide politics

At the conclusion of the G7 meeting in Cornwall, UK early this month, the participants issued a communiqué that said: "We recognize the particular responsibility of the largest countries and economies in upholding the rules-based international system and international law...In the context of our respective responsibilities in the multilateral system, we will cooperate where it is in our mutual interest on shared global challenges...we will promote our values, including by calling on China to respect human rights and fundamental freedoms, especially in relation to Xinjiang" (underscoring ours)......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJun 25th, 2021

11.6 million jabs to arrive in July – Galvez

The Philippines is expected to receive as many as 11.6 million doses of COVID-19 shots next month as wealthy nations vowed to donate surplus vaccines to developing and poor countries, according to vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 15th, 2021

Remittances climb 13% in April

Remittances sent home by overseas Filipino workers rose for the third straight month in April, recording their fastest growth in more than four years as OFW deployment accelerated amid the easing of travel restrictions as host countries ramp up COVID-19 vaccination, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas reported yesterday......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 15th, 2021

Philippines, take note: resurgence seen in early users of China vaccines

Filipino health officials need to find out why. COVID-19 infections are resurging in countries that were first to roll out China-made vaccines......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

Phl, take note: resurgence seen in early users of China vaccines

Filipino health officials need to find out why. COVID-19 infections are resurging in countries that were first to roll out China-made vaccines......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 8th, 2021

Senator urges Biden to commit 5 million vaccines to Philippines

US Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer is urging President Joe Biden to set aside at least five million doses of COVID-19 vaccines for the Philippines a key ally as part of the US commitment to donate excess vaccines to other countries......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 8th, 2021

PH to Receive US Vaccine Donations

The Philippines has been officially named by The White House as one of the countries to receive coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine donations from the United States (US), according to the United States Embassy in Manila. The arrival of the said vaccines is expected soon. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires John Law reiterated US President Joe Biden’s […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJun 8th, 2021

Health advocates alarmed over PH silence on TRIPS waiver on vaccines

Health experts and lawmakers are alarmed over the Philippine government's deafening silence on moves of several countries to press for the waiver of TRIPS on medicines, particularly on COVID-19 vaccines. The post Health advocates alarmed over PH silence on TRIPS waiver on vaccines appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsJun 6th, 2021

Returning the goodwill: Philippines donating $1 million to covax Facility

The Philippines will donate $1 million to the COVAX Facility, the global initiative that provides low-income countries access to COVID-19 vaccines......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 1st, 2021

Vaccination of Philippine athletes in high gear

National team members not seeing action in the Tokyo Olympics in July and the Hanoi Southeast Asian Games in November are eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccines, too......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 1st, 2021

National athletes set for 2nd round of COVID-19 vaccination

The government has approved the inoculation of COVID-19 vaccines on all athletes other than those bound for the Hanoi 31st Southeast Asian Games......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 31st, 2021

Brazil lost 70 million coronavirus vaccines and now faces 2,000 deaths a day – El Financiero

In August last year, when Brazil emerged as one of the countries hardest hit by the Coronavirus, Pfizer offered to the Ministry of Health to.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 29th, 2021

Donasyon na Moderna, AstraZeneca vax darating sa Hunyo — envoy to US

Manila, Philippines — Inaasahang lalapag sa bansa ang Moderna at AstraZeneca vaccines na donasyon ng Estados Unidos sa Hunyo, batay kay Philippine Ambassador to the US Jose Romualdez sa isang panayam. “The White House informed me that the Philippines will be included in the [countries receiving the stockpiled vaccines] and it will be delivered even […] The post Donasyon na Moderna, AstraZeneca vax darating sa Hunyo — envoy to US appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMay 28th, 2021

The United States will send 20 million more COVID-19 vaccines to other countries

This will be the first time the United States will share with the rest of the world vaccines that are approved for internal use –.....»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMay 17th, 2021

World body opposes ‘vaccine tourism’

Developed economies are asked to refrain from using their surplus of vaccines to attract tourists to visit their countries, as this may risk the recovery of travel in developing nations struggling to purchase doses......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 17th, 2021

Make vaccines nameless

After receiving numerous laments from vaccinators and government officials about people holding back their vaccination based on preferred choice, I suggest that the Department of Health and all local government units should immediately cease from announcing what brand of vaccine has been delivered and will be used......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 16th, 2021

Japanese municipalities have suspended plans for athletes to host the Olympics.

(EFE) – More than thirty Japanese municipalities have canceled their plans to host athletes from the Tokyo Olympics and ParalympicsIn a preview of the event,.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 13th, 2021

‘Legal issues bar Israel from sharing excess vaccines with Philippines’

Legal issues prevent Israel from sharing its excess COVID-19 vaccines with the Philippines and 19 other countries that made a similar request, Israeli Ambassador Rafael Harpaz said over the weekend......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 10th, 2021