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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: tempo tempoJan 16th, 2021

Half empty, half full

A Palace spokesman this week defended the emergency use authorization (EUA) issued to the COVID-19 vaccine made by China’s Sinovac, CoronaVac, saying it had met World Health Organization (WHO) standards......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 25th, 2021

Sinovac only choice for vax

The COVID-19 vaccine from China’s Sinovac will be the only option until the middle of the year, the Palace said Tuesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 13th, 2021

No choice for Pinoys

  BY ROBERT ROQUE JR.     Having to settle usually means shortchanging oneself. This should not be the case for Filipinos when it comes to our supply of the COVID-19 vaccine. However, it seems that we have no choice but to settle with the vaccines made by China’s Sinovac and Sinopharm, based on the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsDec 30th, 2020

Palace insists no favorites on vaccine purchase from drugmakers

Concerns had been raised that government is seemingly opting for the said vaccines — targeting 25 million doses — when it has yet to prove its efficacy and is actually the second most expensive among those being eyed for procurement......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 15th, 2020

SWS survey reflects Pinoys’ trust in PH’s vaccination program

MANILA – Malacañang has welcomed the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey showing that six out of 10 Filipinos are willing to get inoculated once the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccine becomes available. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque on Friday said the Palace is “pleased” with the results the SWS National Mobile Phone Survey conducted on […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  balitaRelated NewsNov 21st, 2020

Doctors to the rescue

Our country finally commenced its vaccine rollout last week. Initially, there was low acceptance of Sinovac for various reasons......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated News1 hr. 21 min. ago

60K vaccine doses for Region 7’s healthcare workers

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Central Visayas would need around 60,000 doses of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines to vaccinate all of the healthcare workers in the region. But so far, only 24,680 vials of CoronaVac, the COVID-19 vaccine brand from China’s Sinovac, have been delivered here. Central Visayas kicked off its initial COVID-19 inoculation program […] The post 60K vaccine doses for Region 7’s healthcare workers appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 7th, 2021

Procured 1 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine arriving March 21 — Galvez

MANILA, Philippines — One million doses of COVID-19 vaccine procured by the government are set to arrive in the Philippines on March 21, vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr. said Sunday. Galvez reiterated that the Chinese government has also pledged to donate 400,000 more doses of COVID-19 vaccine, in addition to the 600,000 doses of Sinovac Biotech’s […] The post Procured 1 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine arriving March 21 — Galvez appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 7th, 2021

San Juan starts vaccine rollout

The city government of San Juan yesterday kicked off its COVID-19 vaccination program using the vaccine developed by Sinovac Biotech of China......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

Paraaaque starts CoronaVac rollout; 50 health workers get jabs

PARAnAQUE CITY, March 6 (PIA) -- At least 50 health workers from the Ospital ng Paranaque received their first dose of China-made CoronaVac vaccine from Sinovac biopharmaceutical company at the sta.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

Anti-COVID vaccinee feels no adverse effect after inoculation

LAOAG CITY, Ilocos Norte, Mar 6, (PIA) - - A medical doctor, the first to be vaccinated with Sinovac vaccine at the Laoag City General Hospital (LCGH) today felt no adverse effect after the inocula.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

Tagalog News: Bakuna kontra COVID-19 dumating na sa OrMin

LUNGSOD NG CALAPAN, Oriental Mindoro, Mar. 5 (PIA) -- Dumating na sa Calapan Airport ang mga bakuna mula China, ang Sinovac Vaccine lulan ng Philippinw Coast Guard helicopter kanina.Dumating.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

Over 10,000 Sinovac vaccines arrive in Cagayan Valley

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, March 5 (PIA) - - At least 10,800 doses of CoronaVac, the Covid-19 vaccine developed by the Chinese pharmaceutical company Sinovac Biotech, have already arrived at the Tug.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

Navotas starts CoronaVac rollout

CALOOCAN CITY, March 5 (PIA) -- Some 100 medical workers of Navotas City Hospital today received Sinovac's CoronaVac vaccine as part of the government's massive vaccine rollout for healthcare perso.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

More COVID-19 Vaccine to Roll Out in Central Visayas

The second batch of the Sinovac vaccine has arrived at the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) on Friday morning, March 5, 2021. According to the Department of Health Region VII (DOH 7), there are 17,480 more doses of Sinovac COVID-19 that are ready to be distributed in Central Visayas — Cebu, Bohol, Siquijor, and Negros […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

Bohol receives over 2,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses

TAGBILARAN CITY- Hope finally arrives in Bohol following the delivery of over 2,000 doses of CoronaVac, Sinovac of China’s COVID-19 vaccine Saturday morning. The 2,860 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine are enough for the staff and employees of Governor Celestino Gallares Memorial Hospital (GCGMH), said its medical chief, Dr. Mutya Kismet Tirol-Macuno. The biggest government […] The post Bohol receives over 2,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

PNP vaccine allocation increased

At least 1,020 medical frontliners of the Philippine National Police have been vaccinated against COVID-19 as of yesterday as the government increased its allocation to the PNP of the vaccines developed by Sinovac Biotech of China......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Demand for Sinovac vaccine increases

Since government started inoculation last March 1, demand for Sinovac jabs has been increasing as more health workers change their minds about the Chinese vaccine, Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Cebu Vaccination Starts Today

The vaccination program against COVID-19 in Cebu will start today, according to IATF-Visayas Chief Implementor Melquiades Feliciano. The Sinovac vaccine from China arrived at the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) on Tuesday, March 2. 14,000 doses of vaccine is intended for health workers and frontliners. In Cebu City, the local government is planning to purchase […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMar 5th, 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