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Duterte can pick his preferred vaccine brand

Duterte can pick his preferred vaccine brand.....»»

Category: newsSource: cnnphilippines cnnphilippinesJan 12th, 2021

Expert on choosing vaccine brand: Safety over efficacy

Amid debates on which COVID-19 vaccine is best for Filipinos, a technical adviser of the Department of Health (DOH) said the primary consideration in making the choice is “safety over efficacy.”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News1 hr. 6 min. ago

Palace not worried about Pinoys opting out of Sinovac vaccine

  Malacañang is not concerned about the possibility of Filipinos opting out of the government’s vaccination program against COVID-19 due to the Chinese vaccine Sinovac, saying the people already know why the government made the decision to go with the brand. Presidential spokesman Harry Roque made the statement as the government steps up its information […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated News17 hr. 6 min. ago

Daniel iwas muna sa isyu ng COVID-19 vaccine: Masyado pang mainit, baka mapaso tayo…

SA ginanap na finale zoom mediacon ng “The House Arrest of Us” na magtatapos na bukas, ay natanong si Daniel Padilla kung ano ang take niya sa COVID-19 vaccine. Kung siya ang tatanungin, papayag ba siyang magpabakuna kaagad pagdating nito sa bansa at kung magiging choosy ba siya sa klase o brand ng vaccine na […] The post Daniel iwas muna sa isyu ng COVID-19 vaccine: Masyado pang mainit, baka mapaso tayo… appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Say goodbye to our own COVID-19 vaccine

In September last year, I raised this question in this space: Why didn't the Duterte administration even think of initiating the development of a vaccine or cure for COVID-19, and completely relied on other countries, such as China, Russia, United States and United Kingdom, to supply us with the vaccines that would allow us to achieve herd immunity against the dreaded disease?.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

Duterte, Cabinet to be among last to get vaccine

In other countries, heads of government are getting themselves vaccinated first to reassure the people about the safety and efficacy of the COVID shots......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

Pfizer first pick for Covid vax

After a thorough review, the FDA is granting EUA to Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine The post Pfizer first pick for Covid vax appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

DIGONG’S EMPTY THREAT

“If they (the US) can’t deliver at least 20 million doses (of anti-COVID-19 vaccine) at a minimum, they better get out.  No vaccine, no stay here,” declared President Rodrigo “Digong” Duterte. He was referring to the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) with the US which he has ordered abrogated by August 10 this year.   He, however, […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  bicolperyodikoRelated NewsJan 14th, 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

Duterte’s vaccine jab seen to boost public confidence

President Rodrigo Duterte’s inoculation of Covid-19 vaccine will boost public confidence on serums against the dreaded disease, an official said Wednesday. Since the chief executive maintains a high popularity rating, he could persuade other Filipinos to trust vaccines against Covid-19, said vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr. “We know that our beloved President has up to […] The post Duterte’s vaccine jab seen to boost public confidence appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJan 13th, 2021

‘Di kami choosy!!!

Sec. Roque in Malacañang recently stated that Filipinos should not be “mapili” or choosy concerning what brand or the origin of the vaccine used by government to inoculate them against COVID-19......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 12th, 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

Romualdez is Duterte s bet for VP& mdash;Cayetano

Former Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano on Monday confirmed that House Majority Leader Martin G. Romualdez of Leyte is President Rodrigo Duterte’s preferred vice presidential bet in the 2022 presidential elections......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 12th, 2021

Palace: Public can’t choose vaccine brand

Filipinos won’t be able to select the brand of free COVID-19 vaccine that they might opt to receive from the government, Malacañang said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 11th, 2021

Unauthorized vaccination probe must be completed

Good news! Despite President Duterte’s ordering the Presidential Security Group not to obey Senate summons for an investigation, the Food and Drug Administration persists in finding out how the unregistered vaccine for COVID-19 from China, which the PSG used to inoculate its soldiers in September and October, was illegally brought into the country......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 9th, 2021

Vaccine procurement by LGUs to reduce gov t loan for inoculation — Palace

The plan of some mayors to buy COVID-19 vaccines for their constituents would reduce the amount of money the Duterte administration would borrow for inoculation, Malacañang said Thursday, even as it stressed that all purchases should involve the national government......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 7th, 2021

Opacity, audacity

There is much furor these days about vaccine doses that have supposedly been given to members of the Presidential Security Group, those men in perpetual close contact with President Duterte. Reports have it that they received the vaccine as early as September. Some privileged Cabinet members—and who knows who else in government—are also feeling more secure these days for having been inoculated, ahead of everybody else, against the dreaded virus......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 6th, 2021

Small groups, like PSG, can get special vaccine permits – FDA

FDA Director General Eric Domingo told President Rodrigo Duterte in a briefing that the agency can issue compassionate special permits to small groups, even without an emergency use authorization......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 5th, 2021

Despite Duterte s order, NBI probe into PSG s use of unauthorized vaccine to continue

The NBI said they will continue their investigation unless Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra’s order for probe is withdrawn......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 5th, 2021

Duterte to PSG: Ignore vaccine probe

Duterte to PSG: Ignore vaccine probe.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsJan 5th, 2021

AFP cancels probe into PSG vaccination

Armed Forces chief Gen. Gilbert Gapay has called off the investigation he ordered into the giving of an unregistered anti-COVID 19 vaccine to presidential guards. “This comes in the light of the recent pronouncement of the commander-in-chief and President Rodrigo Duterte,” AFP spokesperson Maj. Gen. Edgard Arevalo said in a statement. The fact-finding investigation was […] The post AFP cancels probe into PSG vaccination appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJan 5th, 2021