Factory workers get COVID-19 jabs in Valenzuela

Factory workers were among the essential employees qualified to get COVID-19 vaccines in Valenzuela, Mayor Rex Gatchalian said over the weekend......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarJun 13th, 2021

Greece orders mandatory jabs for all health care workers

Greece is ordering mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations of all health workers, including those working in retirement homes, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Monday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 13th, 2021

‘No initiatives yet on booster shots’

The government is not yet looking into the possibility of giving booster shots to health workers vaccinated with Sinovac, Malacañang said yesterday, as questions linger about the China-made jabs’ efficacy against more infectious COVID-19 variants......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 13th, 2021


THE Valenzuela City government has partnered with a ride-hailing and delivery service provider to inoculate over 1,200 city-registered Grab drivers and delivery partners. “We have launched the ‘Grab Day’ as part of the city’s ongoing efforts to have the industry workers and economic frontliners vaccinated against Covid-19,” Mayor Rex Gatchalian said. Mayor Gatchalian and Grab […] The post VALENZUELA LAUNCHES GRAB DAY: 1.2 GRAB DRIVERS, DELIVERY PARTNERS JABBED appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsJul 3rd, 2021

Valenzuela City suspends permit of factory that paid worker in coins

Valenzuela City has suspended the business permit of the factory that paid one of its workers in five and 10-centavo coins......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 30th, 2021

SC junks Kentex fire raps vs Gatchalian

The Supreme Court has affirmed the decision of the Court of Appeals dismissing the criminal and administrative charges filed against Valenzuela Mayor Rex Gatchalian in connection with the Kentex fire that claimed the lives of 74 slipper factory workers in 2015......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 24th, 2021

98% of Taguig’s health workers get COVID-19 jabs

At least 98 percent of all healthcare workers in Taguig have been vaccinated against COVID-19, the city government said over the weekend......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 4th, 2021

400K Sinovac jabs going to NCR, Laguna, Bulacan, Cavite

The second batch of 400,000 Sinovac vaccines from China will be administered to health care workers in high-risk areas of the National Capital Region , Laguna, Bulacan and Cavite to strengthen the country’s health care system amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Malacañang said yesterday,.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 27th, 2021

Pampanga gets over 5K Covid jabs from DoH

The Covid-19 jabs were given by the Department of Health and are intended for Partial Frontline Health Workers of Priority Groups A1.5. The post Pampanga gets over 5K Covid jabs from DoH appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMar 22nd, 2021

Government to use 525,200 AstraZeneca jabs on health workers

The government wants the 525,200 doses of COVID-19 vaccines from AztraZeneca allocated to health care workers for their first of two jabs, as the delivery of the second batch of the vaccines is already assured......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 17th, 2021

DOH, FDA: No reason to stop using AstraZeneca

The Philippine government is not suspending the administration of AstraZeneca anti-COVID vaccines to health care workers despite the move of Denmark, Iceland and Norway to suspenits use pending results of an investigation on allegations that the jabs cause blood clots......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 12th, 2021

BARMM residents assured: COVID-19 vaccines are halal

Hundreds of Muslim health workers in the Bangsamoro region have received jabs in a continuing vaccination program that started Monday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 11th, 2021

‘Jabs pecking order a moral obligation’

Government officials have a “moral obligation” to refrain from receiving coronavirus vaccines ahead of medical frontliners, vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr., said Saturday. In a statement, Galvez urged officials to respect the vaccine priority list amid reports that non-health workers were recently inoculated with Covid-19 shots intended for frontliners. “We remind our countrymen, especially our […] The post ‘Jabs pecking order a moral obligation’ appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

The race to herd immunity

The Philippines finally joined this week the list of nations that have started inoculating their population against COVID-19. It is a long way to go before the Philippines reaches herd immunity, but the initial jabs received by the first few thousands of health workers should boost the confidence of Filipinos in receiving the vaccine from Beijing-based Sinovac Biotech......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Sinovac shots for Visayas, Mindanao health workers to be sent this week

The vaccination drive against COVID-19 started at six hospitals in Metro Manila, with health workers, government officials and uniformed personnel first in line to receive donated jabs from China......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 1st, 2021

Special treatment : Senator questions FDA approval of Sinopharm jabs for PSG

There should be no fast lane to inoculation against COVID-19 for the Presidential Security Group, Sen. Risa Hontiveros said Friday, pointing out that even frontline healthcare workers have not been vaccinated yet......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2021

Health workers of 4 Metro Manila hospitals will be first to get COVID-19 jabs

“Afterwards, we will also inoculate health workers of other COVID-19 referral hospitals in different Metro Manila cities, Cebu City and Davao City,” Galvez said in Filipino......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 3rd, 2021

Major gloves factory closed after thousands of workers tested for COVID-19

The world’s largest rubber glove manufacturer said this week that orders would be delayed for weeks and some of its factories would shut down........»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsNov 24th, 2020

EDITORIAL - No negligence

Five years after 74 people, nearly all of them workers, died in a fire that razed a footwear factory in Valenzuela, relatives of the fatalities have learned that they will no longer see anyone go to prison for the tragedy......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 6th, 2020

DOH rejects business groups’ bid to ease face shield requirement at work sites

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) rejected on Saturday a call from some business groups to exempt factory and office workers from wearing face shields at work, saying personal protective equipment (PPE) remains crucial in fighting the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) despite improving public health indicators. “We will not compromise [on] this position […] The post DOH rejects business groups’ bid to ease face shield requirement at work sites appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 27th, 2020

COVID-19 in factories worries workers transmission in factories

Factory workers in Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon) are concerned over what they described as continuous transmission of coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 in the workplace......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 24th, 2020