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DOH defends Sinovac vaccine’s efficacy rate

The Department of Health defended Sinovac Biotech Ltd.’s coronavirus vaccine amid mounting criticism on the government’s continued keenness to buy the shot despite it only being 50% effective according to late-stage trials in Brazil......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarDec 26th, 2020

Paggamit ng Sinovac vaccine sa health workers aprubado na ng IATF

Inaprubahan ng Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) on Emerging Infectious Diseases ang rekomendasyon ng National Immunization Technical Advisory Group (NITAG) na gamitin ang bakuna kontra Covid-19 na gawa ng Sinovac ng China sa mga health workers kahit nasa 50.4 percent lamang ang efficacy rate nito. Ito ang inihayag ni Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire sa virtual […] The post Paggamit ng Sinovac vaccine sa health workers aprubado na ng IATF appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2021

Philippines OKs Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use

Sinovac had a lower efficacy rate of 50.4% among health care workers exposed to COVID-19 patients......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2021

Duterte takes full responsibility for vaccine acquisition amid Sinovac concerns

President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday night defended his government's decision to buy 25 million doses of a Chinese-made vaccine with an uncertain efficacy rate, telling the public that he would take full responsibility for any blunders in the national vaccination program......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

Sino ang nagpabaya sa Covid-19 vaccine?

Bakit Sinovac? Ito ang naging katanungan ng ating kababayan matapos mapabalitang mayroon lang itong higit sa 50% efficacy rate o mas mababa sa mga ibang vaccine na gawa sa US, Russia at Europe. Ilang mambabatas din ang nagpahayag ng kanilang pananaw kontra sa pagbili ng Sinovac ng lumabas ang balitang ito. Kung totoo ngang mas […] The post Sino ang nagpabaya sa Covid-19 vaccine? appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 31st, 2020

Solons question government preference for Sinovac vaccine

Two lawmakers on Saturday questioned the government's preference for China's Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine when its reported efficacy rate is just 50 percent or way below the World Health Organization's “preferred efficacy” of at least 70 percent......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsDec 26th, 2020

Gov’t hit over preference for Sinovac’s ‘pasang-awa’ vaccine

(Updated) Some opposition lawmakers are questioning the government’s continued preference for Sinovac Biotech’s coronavirus vaccine, even after late-stage clinical trials in Brazil showed that its efficacy rate only stands at 50%......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 25th, 2020

WHO experts say Chinese jabs show ‘safety’, but data lacking

WHO vaccine experts said Wednesday that an interim analysis of clinical trial data from two Chinese Covid-19 vaccines showed they demonstrated “safety and good efficacy”, but that more data was needed. The Chinese firms Sinovac and Sinopharm, whose Covid jabs are already being used in several countries, have submitted data in applications for the World […] The post WHO experts say Chinese jabs show ‘safety’, but data lacking appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMar 31st, 2021

WHO won& rsquo;t comment on Sinovac efficacy yet

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday said it was still evaluating the COVID-19 vaccine developed by the Chinese company Sinovac and could not comment on its efficacy......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 23rd, 2021

HK gov& rsquo;t hastens Sinovac approval

Hong Kong’s government on Thursday approved the Chinese-made Sinovac coronavirus vaccine after a panel of experts fast-tracked its recommendation despite comparatively low efficacy and limited published data......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 18th, 2021

Sinovac safety, efficacy, price still need clarifying

Suspicions linger over Sinovac’s safety, efficacy and price. It’s the only COVID-19 vaccine Malacañang is ordering for the first half of 2021......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 29th, 2021

LIST: Target trial sites in PH for Janssen, Clover, Sinovac vaccines

MANILA, Philippines — Three Covid-19 vaccines have been cleared so far by regulators to be tested in the Philippines through Phase 3 clinical trials— the vaccines developed by Belgium-based Janssen Pharmaceuticals and Chinese firms Clover Biopharmaceuticals and Sinovac Biotech. Under Phase 3 clinical trials, thousands of patients have to be inoculated with the candidate vaccine to test its efficacy […] The post LIST: Target trial sites in PH for Janssen, Clover, Sinovac vaccines appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

Advisory on use of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine among elderly eyed

Pfizer is the only drugmaker that has so far secured an emergency use authorization from the local FDA for its vaccine, which has an efficacy rate of 95% in preventing COVID-19......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 19th, 2021

Vaccine facts vs. spins

Published reports on the 50-percent efficacy of the government-favored Sinovac Biotech’s vaccine has alarmed several lawmakers, patient groups, and health sector professionals, fueling a now raging issue in both mainstream and social media......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 18th, 2021

What’s behind varying efficacy data for Sinovac’s COVID vaccine?

New efficacy data from Brazil on Sinovac’s COVID-19 vaccine, for which there are now four widely different success rates, raised more questions than answers, as many developing countries pin their hopes on CoronaVac to end the pandemic. Here are potential factors contributing to CoronaVac’s varying efficacy rates and expert interpretations. How effective is CoronaVac? Researchers […] The post What’s behind varying efficacy data for Sinovac’s COVID vaccine? appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 16th, 2021

Senators hit Roque’s “wag nang pihikan” vaccine remark

Senators on Tuesday hit presidential spokesperson Harry Roque’s latest remark on Filipinos’ choice for coronavirus COVID-19 vaccines, tagging the statement as “unfair.” Senator Panfilo Lacson said he will not choose a brand that only yields 50 percent efficacy rate and a brand that is not applying for Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) if there are other […] The post Senators hit Roque’s “wag nang pihikan” vaccine remark appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJan 12th, 2021

Senators: 50% Sinovac efficacy unacceptable

Senators strongly warned yesterday the government against risking the lives of Filipinos and procuring China’s Sinovac vaccine, saying it is not only expensive compared to other brands but also only reportedly 50 percent effective......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 26th, 2020

Better safe than sorry

Each pharma company claims its anti-COVID vaccine has efficacy rate of as high as 90%, one even cited a perfect 100%......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 6th, 2020

Navotas Mayor Tiangco finally receives Sinovac jab

BY JOSEPH PEDRAJAS Navotas Mayor Toby Tiangco, who initially objected getting Sinovac vaccine due to various reasons, finally received on Monday his first dose of the Chinese vaccine against coronavirus disease (COVID-19). “Certified NavoBakunado na rin po tayo! (We’re now a certified vaccinated Navotas resident)” Tiangco said in a Facebook post after getting vaccinated at […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

Philippines gets 2nd batch of Sinovac vaccines

Vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr. and testing czar Vince Dizon yesterday welcomed the arrival of another 500,000 doses of Sinovac vaccines as part of the 25 million doses purchased by the government from China......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 11th, 2021

PDI writer parang nanalo sa lotto dahil sa reaksyon ng netizens matapos magpabakuna ng Sinovac

KUNG babasahin ang mga reaksyon sa Facebook post ng print journalist mula sa Philippine Daily Inquirer na si Alya Honasan, talbog pa niya ang nanalo sa lotto. “Congratulations!”, “Happy for you!”,  “Good job!” ang ilan lamang sa mga comments ng netizens matapos niyang ibandera ang pagpapaturok ng anti-COVID vaccine kamakailan sa Marikina. Idinetalye ni Alya […] The post PDI writer parang nanalo sa lotto dahil sa reaksyon ng netizens matapos magpabakuna ng Sinovac appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 11th, 2021