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Mandaue forms COVID-19 vaccine board

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – The Mandaue City government has formed a coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine board to ensure an orderly and smooth inoculation program once the vaccine arrives. Mayor Jonas Cortes said the committee is tasked to ensure an orderly appropriation of the vaccine to the 27 barangays according to priority sectors. Based on […] The post Mandaue forms COVID-19 vaccine board appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerJan 19th, 2021

Most Mandaue seniors ready to receive COVID-19 vaccines

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – About 60 to 70 percent or 14 to 15,000 of the city’s 24,122 validated registered senior citizens have already registered to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Subangdaku Barangay Captain Ernie Manatad, chairman of the city’s COVID-19 vaccine board, said they are expecting it to increase because while the city distributes the financial […] The post Most Mandaue seniors ready to receive COVID-19 vaccines appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 14th, 2021

Mandaue City gov’t to use basketball courts instead of schools

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – The Mandaue City government is considering the use of barangay basketball courts as venue of the planned mass vaccination here. Councilor Nerissa Soon-Ruiz, overseer of the coordination, vaccination, and implementation team of the city’s COVID-19 Vaccine Board, said that they are adopting the recommendation of General Melquiades Feliciano, Inter-Agency Task Force […] The post Mandaue City gov’t to use basketball courts instead of schools appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 10th, 2021

Nearly 9K senior citizens ready for COVID vaccine in Mandaue

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Some 36 percent of Mandaue City’s validated registered senior citizens have already registered for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) inoculation program. Subangdaku Barangay Captain Ernie Manatad, Association of Barangay Councils (ABC) president and chairman of the city’s COVID-19 vaccine board, said that 8,700 or 36 percent of the city’s 24,097 validated […] The post Nearly 9K senior citizens ready for COVID vaccine in Mandaue appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 5th, 2021

Mandaue City to replenish barangay funds

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – The Mandaue City government will be giving out P150,000 and P300,000 to its 27 barangays depending on their population. Subangdaku Barangay Captain Ernie Manatad, Association of Barangay Councils (ABC) president and chairman of the city’s COVID-19 vaccine board, said Mayor Jonas Cortes announced it at their meeting called by the Mayor […] The post Mandaue City to replenish barangay funds appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 25th, 2021

Mandaue identifies 22 vaccination sites

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City government has identified 22 vaccination sites City Councilor Nerissa Soon-Ruiz, overseer of the vaccination, immunization and coordination team of the city’s COVID-19 vaccine board, said that the the identified vaccination centers were public schools and gymnasiums. Ruiz said that for those barangays that had public schools located in […] The post Mandaue identifies 22 vaccination sites appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 9th, 2021

Mandaue continues to prepare for vaccine rollout

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – Mandaue City continues to prepare for its Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccination program. Lawyer Giovanni Tianero, City Budget Officer and a member of the Mandaue City COVID-19 vaccine board, said they have already identified the logistic supplies and requirements for the vaccination that includes the vaccine and medical supplies that will […] The post Mandaue continues to prepare for vaccine rollout appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

City’s vaccine czar: 140K individuals in Mandaue first to get COVID shots 

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — About 140,000 individuals in Mandaue city would be the first to receive the COVID-19 vaccine from the national government. Subangdaku Barangay Captain Ernie Manatad, chairman of the Mandaue City COVID-19 Vaccine Board and president of the Association of Barangay Councils in Mandaue City, said that this was based on the list […] The post City’s vaccine czar: 140K individuals in Mandaue first to get COVID shots  appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2021

Mandaue City ready with own vaccination plan

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – The Mandaue City COVID-19 Vaccine Board is now drafting a vaccination program against the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Subangdaku Barangay Captain Ernie Manatad, the city’s vaccine czar said that since last week they have already discussed drafting the local plan for pre-vaccination, preparing the vaccination registration, the creation and deployment of […] The post Mandaue City ready with own vaccination plan appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 28th, 2021

South African COVID variant better at bypassing Pfizer jab: Israeli study

The South African coronavirus variant is better at "breaking through" the defences of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine than other forms of the virus, Israeli experts said Sunday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

PH Gov’t in Talks with 6 Companies for Local Vaccine Manufacturing

The Philippine government through the Board of Invesments (BOI) is in talks with six companies on plans to have coronavirius disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine locally manufactured, Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon Lopez said during his broadcasted meeting with President Rodrigo Duterte Wednesday evening. According to Lopez, the plans on having locally produced […].....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMar 25th, 2021

Mandaue firms eye vaccine shots for 50K workers

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — About 50,000 employees in Mandaue City will soon be vaccinated against the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Steven Yu, Mandaue Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) president, said they were expecting at least 100,000 doses of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to arrive in the city in the third or fourth quarter of the […] The post Mandaue firms eye vaccine shots for 50K workers appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 25th, 2021

Mandaue City District Hospital receives 150 doses of Sinovac vaccine

Kyle Lajot, Pharmacist III of DOH-7 shows the proper way of retrieving the Sinovac vaccine from the cold storage and how to put it inside the designated containers during the vaccination process. | CDN Digital photo by Mary Rose Sagarino MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – Some 150 doses of Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine from the Department of […] The post Mandaue City District Hospital receives 150 doses of Sinovac vaccine appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 10th, 2021

Mandaue starts profiling of COVID-19 vaccine recipients

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – Mandaue City has started profiling the priority sectors for the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccination program. Subangdaku Barangay Captain Ernie Manatad, the city’s vaccine czar and Association of Barangay Councils (ABC) president, said the Mandaue Information Systems Office (MISO) and Data Management Team have already conducted an orientation of the barangay […] The post Mandaue starts profiling of COVID-19 vaccine recipients appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Vaccine challenges

Let us be clear about things. With the world under lockdown for a year due to COVID-19, we have had enough experience and expertise to guide us out of this situation. Having infected more than 111 million causing 2.4 million deaths worldwide, COVID has plunged the entire planet to a near standstill resulting in hollowed-out economies across the board. It is time to get out of the sinkhole before we get sucked even deeper......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 21st, 2021

Vaccinated OFW from Cebu Tests Positive of COVID-19

A male Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) who just arrived in Mandaue City in Cebu from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) tested positive of COVID-19 despite him having the vaccine prior to his arrival. Department of Health Central Visayas (DOH)-7 said that the OFW was injected two doses of China’s Sinophram vaccine on Dec. 12, 2020 […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 18th, 2021

Manila forms vaccine action center

Mayor Isko Moreno has created the Manila COVID-19 Vaccine Action Center to prepare for the inoculation of around one million residents, workers and visitors......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2021

Rama: I don’t need to be vaccine czar, trust enough for me

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael Rama said he does not need to become the vaccine czar in order to work with the Vaccine Board in preparing for the roll-out of the COVID-19 vaccines in the city. In a phone interview, Rama told CDN Digital that he is grateful for the trust […] The post Rama: I don’t need to be vaccine czar, trust enough for me appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 9th, 2021

Mandaue City sets aside P200M for COVID-19 vaccine

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – The Mandaue City government is setting aside P200 million intended for the procurement of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine to complement what the national government will provide the city. Lawyer John Eddu Ibañez, executive secretary of Mayor Jonas Cortes, said the P200 million will be used to purchase the COVID-19 vaccine […] The post Mandaue City sets aside P200M for COVID-19 vaccine appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

Bacolod forms COVID-19 vaccine council

The city government of Bacolod has created the COVID-19 Vaccination Council or CoVac, which would plan and implement its immunization roadmap once a safe and effective vaccine against the coronavirus disease 2019 becomes available......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 29th, 2020

Go: Vaccine efficacy is vital

As the country joins the race in securing coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccines, Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go has stressed that the safety and efficacy of the purchased vaccines are of vital importance. In an ambush interview during his visit to Barangay Looc in Mandaue City, Cebu, the senator noted that the government should ensure that […] The post Go: Vaccine efficacy is vital appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsDec 19th, 2020