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Palace vows all-out investigation into sale of COVID-19 jabs

"Government will go all out in investigating who is behind this sale. Vaccines are not supposed to be sold and we won't allow vaccines to be stolen just because some people want to profit from them," the Malacañang spokesperson said......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarJul 5th, 2021

Duterte thanks Xi anew for jabs, vows ‘neutral’ PH

President Duterte on Friday told Chinese President Xi Jinping that the Philippines would remain “neutral” on geopolitical issues, as he thanked Beijing for its latest donation of COVID-19 vaccines. Mr. Duterte welcomed the arrival of 739,000 Sinopharm doses that were part of the 1 million doses of that brand that China had pledged to the […] The post Duterte thanks Xi anew for jabs, vows ‘neutral’ PH appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 20th, 2021

Palace: Population protection first before boosters

Malacañang yesterday urged the public to wait until a majority of the population gets vaccinated against COVID-19 before seeking a booster shot, as the Philippines contends with a limited supply of pandemic jabs......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 16th, 2021

Palace: 3 million more jabs to arrive this week

Almost three million more Pfizer and Sinovac COVID-19 vaccines procured by the government will arrive this week, presidential spokesman Harry Roque said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 10th, 2021

South Cotabato mayor vows to fire LGU workers who refuse COVID-19 jabs

UPDATED KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews / 5 August) – A town mayor in South Cotabato has vowed to dismiss local government employees who will refuse to get vaccinated against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) even as the Department of Health (DOH) announced on the same day that the “No vaccine, no work” policy is not allowed. Mayor […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsAug 6th, 2021

Palace vows P13-billion aid to MM under lockdown

A total of P13.1 billion worth of cash assistance that will be distributed to about 10.7 million Metro Manila residents affected by the COVID-19 lockdown will be taken from the savings of all government agencies, Malacañang said Tuesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2021

NBI collars two in vaccine-slots for sale scheme

The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) said Friday agents of NBI-Special Action Unit (NBI-SAU) arrested two individuals in Tondo, Manila for selling COVID-19 vaccination slots. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Duterte doesn’t need booster shot – Palace

President Duterte, who has been fully vaccinated with China-made Sinopharm jabs, will not need COVID-19 booster shots like San Juan Rep. Ronaldo Zamora, Malacañang said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 14th, 2021

Palace warns against vaccine discrimination

Malacañang pushed yesterday for global recognition of all vaccines against COVID-19, warning of “vaccine apartheid” or discrimination against certain vaccinees in the absence of an international agreement to recognize all jabs approved for emergency use by the World Health Organization......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 27th, 2021

Guevarra orders NBI probe into reported sale of vaccine slots

Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra has directed the National Bureau of Investigation to look into the alleged sale of shots and slots for COVID-19 vaccines reported in the cities of Mandaluyong and San Juan......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 24th, 2021

Probes launched on sale of vaccine slots in Metro Manila

The country’s top investigation agencies have zeroed in on the reported online sale of slots for vaccination against COVID-19 in the cities of Mandaluyong and San Juan, with authorities vowing to catch those behind the scheme......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2021

Palace supports non-disclosure of vaccine brand

Malacañang on Thursday expressed support for the Department of Health's policy not to reveal in advance the brand of COVID-19 shots to be administered in vaccination sites, saying all jabs approved by the government are safe and effective......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 20th, 2021

Rapid test kits peddled in Parañaque

Three individuals were collared for illegal sale of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) rapid test kits in Parañaque City on Thursday. Based on the report of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group, arrested in an entrapment operation in Barangay Don Bosco on Tuesday were Ace Dimaplis, Charisse Purino and Aldrin Bacaran. The operation stemmed from reports […] The post Rapid test kits peddled in Parañaque appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMay 13th, 2021

Palace to mayors: Don’t skip vaccine line or we lose 44M doses of COVID-19 jabs

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang on Thursday cautioned local chief executives not to skip the line in the government’s COVID-19 vaccination program because such a breach of the priority ranking might result in the Philippines losing 44 million doses of the precious jabs. “It is wrong [to jump the line.] Mga mayor, tama na ‘yan. Kapag […] The post Palace to mayors: Don’t skip vaccine line or we lose 44M doses of COVID-19 jabs appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 25th, 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

Palace: All documents needed for purchase of Pfizer vaccines already complete

The government has completed all documents needed to acquire COVID-19 vaccines developed by American drug maker Pfizer and is just waiting for the delivery of the pandemic jabs, Malacañang said Sunday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 7th, 2021

Palace says AstraZeneca jabs arriving March 4; vaccine czar not so sure

Initial doses of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccines will finally arrive on Thursday, March 4, a few days after the missed arrival date that the administration announced over the weekend......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

After silence on VIP vaccine fiasco, PNP deploys cops vs unauthorized COVID-19 vaccines

"I have taken to task the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group, Intelligence Group, and other National Operational Support Units to organize operating teams that will launch operations to prevent the entry, distribution and sale of COVID-9 vaccines without proper authorization from the concerned government agencies," Police Gen. Debold Sinas, PNP chief, said in a statement sent to reporters. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 11th, 2021

Palace vows med workers to be vaccinated in a month

Immunizing all medical frontliners against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) won’t take a month, Malacañang assured Sunday. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said the inoculation of at least 1.4 million health care workers nationwide, which is slated this February, would be “very quick.” “We are expected to begin our vaccination program in the coming weeks, or the […] The post Palace vows med workers to be vaccinated in a month appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsFeb 7th, 2021

Don t leave out far-flung areas in access to jabs, Palace told

An opposition lawmaker on Wednesday urged the Duterte administration to resolve issues that would make other COVID-19 brands such as Pfizer unavailable to provinces due to the lack of facilities......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 13th, 2021

Palace: Other brands for COVID-19 jabs available only by mid-2021

Filipinos not inclined to receive the Chinese-made Sinovac early this year will have to wait until mid-2021 for other brands of coronavirus jabs, Palace said Tuesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 12th, 2021