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CebuPac transports COVID-19 vaccines

Cebu Pacific transported over 236,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines across the country last week as part of its ongoing efforts to help the Philippines recover from the virus......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarMay 4th, 2021

CebuPac completes another vax delivery

Cebu Pacific Airlines (CEB)airlifted another batch of Covid-19 vaccines to Visayas and Mindanao Wednesday with 38,400 doses to Tacloban, 28,800 doses to Cotabato and 24,000 to Zamboanga for a total of 91,200 doses. The vaccine deliveries are part of the government’s ongoing vaccination program that prioritizes various groups across the country. Zamboanga Mayor Beng Climaco […] The post CebuPac completes another vax delivery appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsApr 15th, 2021

PH gets 2 million AstraZeneca doses

More than 2 million doses of AstraZeneca have arrived in the Philippines from the Covax Facility, the international partnership established to ensure equitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccines around the world......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News10 hr. 8 min. ago

Prioritize equitable jabs access, G7 urged

GENEVA, Switzerland (AFP) — The World Health Organization (WHO) chief on Friday implored the G7 to prioritize equitable access to Covid-19 vaccines around the globe, branding the current imbalance morally inadmissible. WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the uneven distribution of vaccines among rich and poor nations would not help to end the coronavirus pandemic. […] The post Prioritize equitable jabs access, G7 urged appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated News10 hr. 28 min. ago

Vaccine patents protection should be waived

Since last October, about 100 developing countries led by India and South Africa have been pressing the World Trade Organization to waive the protection on the patents and trade secrets of COVID-19 vaccines......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021

Officials brainstorm to achieve herd immunity by yearend

To achieve herd immunity against COVID-19 by yearend, the government needs P110 billion to procure more vaccines until 2022, set up more inoculation centers and cut red tape in the Food and Drug Administration, a senator said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021

Waiver

The Biden administration surprised everyone by joining the call for a waiver of patents for COVID-19 vaccines......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021

The world turns to China for COVID vaccines after the US grab and a raging wave in India

The world is becoming dependent on China for vaccines, the outbreak of virulent virus in India is increasing its ability to meet supply agreements, even.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021

More vaccines to arrive this month – Galvez

More COVID-19 shots from the World Health Organization-led COVAX Facility may arrive this month, including the first batch of jabs developed by American drug maker Pfizer, National Task Force against COVID-19 chief implementer and vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr. said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Philippines to return Sinopharm vaccines to China after Duterte apologizes for getting jab

Frustrated by criticism of his vaccination with a COVID-19 jab not yet approved for the public, President Rodrigo Duterte is now asking China to take back its donation of 1,000 vaccines developed by Sinopharm Group Co. Ltd. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Private sector warned on imposing fees for vaccines

With the private sector given the green light by the national government to purchase COVID-19 vaccines, a public health expert advised these companies from imposing charges from their employees as this violates the people's right to health......»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

DOH Bicol CHD reiterates possible adverse events and risk of infection even after COVID-19 vaccination

May 1, 2021 Under the COVID-19 vaccination program in the Bicol Region, AstraZeneca and Sinovac vaccines are being administered to frontline health workers in various health facilities, both government and private. These vaccines prevent the development of severe to critical infection. The Department of Health – Bicol Center for Health Development (DOH Bicol CHD) reiterates […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  bicolperyodikoRelated NewsMay 3rd, 2021

Hong Kong plan for compulsory vaccination ‘smacks of discrimination’

Hong Kong’s plan to make COVID-19 vaccines compulsory for around 370,00 foreign domestic workers before their contracts can be renewed should “not single out any nationality,” Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 3rd, 2021

Senators to government: Pre-pay COVID-19 vaccines for 2022

This early, the Duterte administration must start working on the procurement of COVID-19 vaccines the country will need in 2022 to ensure supply as it is unlikely the Philippines would achieve herd immunity by the end of the year as authorities claim, Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 3rd, 2021

Global business sentiment improving but firms still cautious

Businesses all over the globe have become more optimistic as COVID-19 vaccines are rapidly deployed, but many remain cautious with the virus proving to be unpredictable......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 2nd, 2021

DILG warns vs. fake Pfizer COVID vaccines

DILG warns vs. fake Pfizer COVID vaccines.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsMay 2nd, 2021

DILG warns LGUs vs fake Pfizer vaccines

The Department of the Interior and Local Government has issued an advisory warning the public of fake Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines in the global market......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 2nd, 2021

Concepcion firm makes freezer for vaccines

Concepcion Industrial Corp., a publicly listed manufacturer of airconditioners, airconditioning solutions, refrigerators and other consumer products, is offering Condura VaxSafe, a medical freezer that can store and preserve COVID-19 vaccines......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 1st, 2021

15,000 doses of Sputnik V arrive at NAIA

Some 15,000 doses of Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccines from Russia arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3 at around 4:30 p.m. yesterday on a Qatar Airways commercial flight from Doha......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 1st, 2021

Arrival of Indian vaccines still on track – envoy

The supply of India-made COVID-19 vaccines for the Philippines is not likely to be hampered by the massive spike in infections in the South Asian country, Manila’s envoy to New Delhi said Thursday night......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 30th, 2021

10M doses from 4 drug makers seen beefing up June supply

The Philippines will have a steady supply of 10 million doses of COVID 19 vaccines by end-June from pharmaceutical firms Sinovac, Moderna, Gamaleya Research Institute and Oxford/AstraZeneca, officials said Thurs.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 30th, 2021