Bulk of fresh vaccines going to surge areas

Sixty percent of the vaccines of Sinovac and Pfizer-BioNtech that arrived in the country recently are for “centers of gravity” or areas now seeing surges in COVID-19 cases, the Department of Health said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarJun 12th, 2021

Fresh batch of MVP Group-procured vaccines ramp up inoculation amid Delta surge

The MVP Group inoculates more employees amid the Delta surge, with its latest arrival of a fresh batch of vaccines. The arrival of more vaccines paved the opening of its fourth NCR mega vaccination site, the Makati headquarters of Smart Communications Inc. (Smart). The Vaccine Task Force of the group of companies chaired by business […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 19th, 2021

‘Focus areas’ to get bulk of incoming vaccines

‘Focus areas’ to get bulk of incoming vaccines.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsMay 18th, 2021

Meralco suspends disconnection activities in ECQ, MECQ areas

Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) won’t cut unpaid power lines in areas under hard lockdown to help affected customers weather the economic fallout from fresh restrictions......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2021

Despite Delta threat, biz group says new lockdown not needed at this time

A “knee-jerk” imposition of fresh restrictions in Metro Manila and nearby areas would be extremely damaging to the economy, the country’s largest business group said, as it denies endorsing renewed lockdowns to curb the spread of the Delta variant......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

Sorsogon guv questions vax allocation in Bicol

By Connie Calipay LEGAZPI CITY – Sorsogon Governor Francis Escudero on Sunday questioned health authorities in Bicol on the allocation of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) vaccines, noting that some areas are given more than the others. In a statement posted on social media, he urged the Department of Health-Center for Health Development (DOH-CHD) in the region to […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  bicolperyodikoRelated NewsJul 14th, 2021

QC gov t designates child-friendly safe zones for minors

“After months of being confined inside their houses, we saw the need to give minors a chance to go out and get some fresh air in outdoor areas that are deemed safe,” said Belmonte......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 11th, 2021

ECQ for 2-4 weeks Feasible?

             The World Health Executive said that the Delta variant is becoming dominant. Hence, the need to prevent the entry of this variant in the country while vaccination from A-1 to A-4 have yet to be completed due to lack of vaccines and reluctance of some Filipinos to get vaccinated for varying reasons.              Surge […].....»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJul 7th, 2021

Bacolod wants more vaccines

Mayor Evelio Leonardia has requested the delivery of more vaccines to this city amid a surge in COVID-19 cases......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 7th, 2021

4 new areas of concern emerge after steady surge in COVID cases

The independent OCTA Research Group on Friday flagged the cities of Davao, Iloilo, Baguio, and San Fernando in La Union as “areas of concern” because of the increasing number of COVID-19 cases and high hospital bed occupancy rates......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 2nd, 2021

Palace appeals for patience on vaccines

As COVID-19 infections in areas outside Metro Manila rise, the government has appealed for patience and assured the public that efforts are underway to hasten vaccine distribution in the provinces......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 27th, 2021

India eyes drone flights to deliver COVID vaccines

An aviation firm has carried out the first tests in India of longer-range drone deliveries, as hopes grow that they could deliver medicines as well as COVID-19 vaccines to remote areas......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2021

Duterte gives fresh arrest order for those who refuse COVID-19 vaccines

President Rodrigo Duterte gave fresh arrest orders for law enforcement agents, this time to put behind jail those who refuse to be vaccinated......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2021

Robredo urges more testing, vaccines outside NCR

Vice President Leni Robredo yesterday urged the national government to increase its COVID-19 testing and deliver more vaccine supplies in areas outside the National Capital Region that experience a spike in cases......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 20th, 2021

Vaccines to be poured into 1,500 barangays

At least 1,500 barangays have been identified in the government’s “focus and expand” strategy that prioritizes vaccination in economic centers and high-risk areas, the National Task Force against COVID-19 said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Bulk of vaccines to 1,500 barangays

The guidelines for the vaccination of A4 and A5 are already in place. It gives the LGU the leeway to implement it. The post Bulk of vaccines to 1,500 barangays appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Gov’t to focus on vaccination of 1,500 barangays classified as ‘centers of gravity’

The bulk of the country’s vaccine supplies will be primarily distributed to the 1,500 barangays tagged as “centers of gravity” of the coronavirus disease infections, National Task Force against COVID-19 Chief Implementer and Vaccine Czar Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. said. “In response to President Duterte’s directive to prioritize areas with a spike in COVID-19 cases, […] The post Gov’t to focus on vaccination of 1,500 barangays classified as ‘centers of gravity’ appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Galvez endorses mayors’ plea for more jabs outside NCR+8

National Task Force Against COVID-19 chief implementer Carlito Galvez Jr. has endorsed a request of the League of Cities of the Philippines to include other high-risk areas in the priority recipients of COVID-19 vaccines......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

Vietnam begs public for ‘vaccine fund’ donations after virus surge

HANOI, Vietnam (AFP) — Vietnam, once a model for its successful handling of the pandemic, has started asking for public donations to buy vaccines as it struggles to contain a new coronavirus wave. The Southeast Asian country has vaccinated only about one percent of its population of nearly 100 million, and authorities have become increasingly […] The post Vietnam begs public for ‘vaccine fund’ donations after virus surge appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJun 8th, 2021

& lsquo;Manageable& rsquo;

We take exception to the statement of a Department of Health official who said that the surge in the number of cases in various areas across the country is manageable. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 7th, 2021

Locals dominate investments in Q1 as foreigners defer projects

Uncertainties due to the pandemic remain an issue as the Philippines continues to fail in attracting foreign investors in the country amid the recent surge in COVID-19 cases and slow rollout of vaccines......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 3rd, 2021