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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: philstar philstarDec 25th, 2020

Navotas mayor says they won t buy Sinovac jabs after poll shows people prefer other brands

Navotas City will not be purchasing China's Sinovac vaccine, its mayor said Friday, in line with the preference of its people for three other brands shown in an informal survey......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2021

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

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

FDA: Sinovac puwede nang iturok sa mga senior ayon sa vaccine experts

Inaprubahan na ng Food and Drug Administration (FDA) na maiturok sa senior citizens ang Sinovac. Paliwanag ni FDA Dir. Gen. Eric Domingo ang pagbabago niya ng posisyon ay base sa rekomendasyon ng mga eksperto bukod sa sitwasyon ngayon na mabilis na pagkakahawa-hawa. Gayunpaman, diin nito kailangan pa rin masuri muna ang kondisyon ng nakakatanda na […] The post FDA: Sinovac puwede nang iturok sa mga senior ayon sa vaccine experts appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 10th, 2021

Manila cop allegedly dies after getting virus jab

Another member of the Manila Police District died after being administered the Sinovac vaccine last 7 April. This was confirmed by MPD District Director PBGen. Leo Francisco. The fatality was identified as PSSgt. Cenen Evangelista. He was assigned at the MPD-Traffic and Enforcement Unit. It was learned from Francisco that Evangelista received the first dose […] The post Manila cop allegedly dies after getting virus jab appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsApr 10th, 2021

Gatchalian, Fresnedi get vaccine jabs

Valenzuela Mayor Rex Gatchalian said he was inoculated with China’s Sinovac yesterday to show to his constituents that the vaccines approved by regulatory authorities are safe to use......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 8th, 2021

Use of Sinovac on seniors gets approval from FDA

The Food and Drug Administration yesterday approved the use of Sinovac vaccines for senior citizens, upon recommendation of the Vaccine Expert Panel......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 8th, 2021

FDA allows use of Sinovac COVID-19 jab on elderly as Philippines faces vaccine shortage

“The VEP has recommended that it (Sinovac) can be used on senior citizens,” Dr. Nina Gloriani, head of the panel, said in a briefing......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 7th, 2021

Cainta mayor gets first dose of COVID-19 jab

Cainta, Rizal Mayor Mayor Johnielle Keith “Kit” Nieto received his first dose of the China-made anti-coronavirus disease vaccine on Wednesday afternoon at the One Cainta Arena in Barangay San Juan. “I received the first dose of the Sinovac vaccine at 12:13 p.m.,” Nieto said in a Facebook post.   Meanwhile, Nieto is mourning the death […] The post Cainta mayor gets first dose of COVID-19 jab appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsApr 7th, 2021

Isko gets Sinovac vaccine

Manila Mayor Isko Moreno received his first dose of Sinovac’s COVID-19 vaccine yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 4th, 2021

2nd dose ng COVID-19 vaccine sa healthcare worker sa Maynila, isinagawa

Ni Karen David   BINIGAY na ang second dose ng Sinovac vaccine sa mga healthcare worker sa lungsod ng Maynila na isinagawa sa Sta. Ana Hospital. Kabilang sa tinurukan sa ikalawang round ay si Manila Vice Mayor Honey Lacuna na isang doktor. Matatandaang, Marso 2 nang tumanggap ng unang bakuna ang mga healthcare worker sa […] The post 2nd dose ng COVID-19 vaccine sa healthcare worker sa Maynila, isinagawa appeared first on PINAS......»»

Category: newsSource:  pinasglobalRelated NewsMar 31st, 2021

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

7,200 doses of Sinovac vaccines arrive in Region 7

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Central Visayas on Tuesday, March 30, 2021, received another shipment of COVID-19 vaccines. Twelve boxes of CoronaVac containing a total of 7,200 doses arrived at the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) at 7:40 a.m. This batch of CoronaVac, the COVID-19 vaccine brand manufactured by China’s Sinovac Biotech, is Central Visayas’ share […] The post 7,200 doses of Sinovac vaccines arrive in Region 7 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 30th, 2021

Rody to spend 76th birthday in Davao City

President Rodrigo Duterte will spend his 76th birthday in Davao today (Sunday) but will head back to Manila immediately to witness the arrival of 1 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine bought from China’s Sinovac on Monday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 28th, 2021

15 Pasay frontliners positive for COVID-19 after Sinovac jab

Fifteen frontliners at the Pasay City General Hospital tested positive on Monday after receiving Sinovac Biotech’s COVID-19 vaccine, an official said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 26th, 2021

NCR Plus , Cebu, Davao to get most of 400,000 Sinovac COVID-19 jabs

Medical frontliners in Metro Manila, Cavite, Laguna, Rizal, Bulacan, Cebu City and Davao City will benefit from the additional 400,000 doses of CoronaVac, the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Chinese drugmaker Sinovac Biotech......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 26th, 2021

Healthcare workers in NCR bubble, Cebu, Davao to get 400,000 Sinovac vaccines

MANILA, Philippines — The government will be allocating most of the recently delivered 400,000 vaccine doses of Sinovac BioTech for healthcare workers in areas most affected by new coronavirus variants, Malacañang said Friday. This includes healthcare workers in the National Capital Region “bubble” (NCR, Batangas, Rizal, Laguna, Cavite) Cebu and Davao, Presidential spokesman Harry Roque said. “Nagkaroon […] The post Healthcare workers in NCR bubble, Cebu, Davao to get 400,000 Sinovac vaccines appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMar 26th, 2021

Jumping the line

With the China-made Sinovac jab, there was strong vaccine hesitancy in the Philippines......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 25th, 2021