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Philippines begins Avigan trial on COVID-19 patients

Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said the clinical evaluation of the Japanese drug has started on November 20......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarNov 25th, 2020

4 COVID patients recruited for Avigan trial – DOH

Only four out of 100 COVID-19 patients in the Philippines that can participate in the clinical trial for the Japanese drug Avigan have been recruited so far, Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire reported yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 6th, 2020

Japan donates Avigan, anti-flu drug, for trial on PH Covid patients

THE Japanese Embassy announced that the Philippines has been supplied with its anti-flu drug Avigan for use in the clinical trial of 100 Coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) patients in the country. In a statement, the embassy said that it has given the tablets to the Department of Health as part of its emergency grant aid […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsAug 7th, 2020

PH virus patients to be given Avigan

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) has earmarked P18 million for the trial of Avigan, an antiviral medication, on patients suffering from COVID-19. President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday announced the trial in his eighth report to Congress on his administration’s response to the new coronavirus crisis. He said at least three sites had […] The post PH virus patients to be given Avigan appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 20th, 2020

Phl sets Avigan trials

The Philippines will start its Avigan clinical trials by 17 August after receiving donated tablets from the government of Japan, the Department of Health (DoH) said on Monday. Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said that the target number of patients included in the trial is around 100 coming from various hospitals. She explained that the […] The post Phl sets Avigan trials appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 10th, 2020

Avigan trials on COVID-19 patients in Philippines to start on August 17

The Avigan tablets sent by Japan last week will be tested on 100 patients to determine the drug’s efficacy on treating the severe respiratory illness......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 10th, 2020

DOH-7: Avigan tablets provided to COVID patients in CV for ‘compassionate use’

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The highly sought Japanese anti-viral drugs called Avigan is being provided to coronavirus patients in Central Visayas for “compassionate use,” a local health official confirmed. Dr. Mary Jean Loreche, spokesperson of the Department of Health in the region (DOH – 7), told reporters in a virtual press conference on Monday, August […] The post DOH-7: Avigan tablets provided to COVID patients in CV for ‘compassionate use’ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 10th, 2020

Phl part of Avigan clinical trial

The Philippines would receive 12,200 tablets of anti-flu drug Avigan from the Japanese government as part of the clinical trial in treating the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the Department of Health (DOH) said Friday. In a statement, Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said the DOH is coordinating with Japanese officials regarding the supply of medications for […] The post Phl part of Avigan clinical trial appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMay 9th, 2020

Philippines COVID-19 patients now at 8,772 as general community quarantine starts

The Philippines on Friday recorded 284 new cases of the coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19), sustaining an uptrend as the government begins the implementation of less stringent general community quarantine in “low-risk” areas......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 1st, 2020

Transfer of COVID-19 patients in Barrio Luz begins tonight

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The 135 cases of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Sitio Zapatera, Barangay Luz in Cebu City will finally be isolated a week after the rapid rise of cases in the area. Barangay Councilor Maynard Salinguhay told CDN Digital that at least 80 beds are ready at the Barrio Luz National […] The post Transfer of COVID-19 patients in Barrio Luz begins tonight appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 21st, 2020

1,453 new cases push Philippines COVID-19 tally to 492,700

The fatality count hit 9,699 with 146 more patients succumbing to the respiratory illness......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 13th, 2021

PhilHealth, dialysis center officials ‘conspired’ in anomalous fund release – NBI

MANILA, Philippines — Former Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) president and CEO Ricardo Morales and other senior executives of the state health insurer had “conspired” with officials of a private dialysis center that received P33.8 million in emergency funds specifically earmarked for hospitals treating COVID-19 patients, according to the National Bureau of Investigation. The NBI […] The post PhilHealth, dialysis center officials ‘conspired’ in anomalous fund release – NBI appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 13th, 2021

FDA okays Clover COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial

The Food and Drug Administration approved on Friday Clover Biopharmaceuticals’ application for its COVID-19 vaccine trial in the Philippines......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 9th, 2021

DOST: Sinopharm wanted PH to fund local COVID-19 vaccine trial

Chinese firm Sinopharm had wanted the Philippines to either fund the clinical trial of their COVID-19 vaccine in the country or recognize China’s approval and authorization of the coronavirus cure, the Department of Science and Technology said Friday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 1st, 2021

COVID-19 timeline in Cebu City 

First of two parts CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City ended the last week of 2020 with a development better than what it went through during the first half of this year–there are less than 200 active cases left of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).  Active cases refer to patients still infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus […] The post COVID-19 timeline in Cebu City  appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 31st, 2020

Labella wants separate isolation facility for patients with new COVID-19 strain

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella wants patients who will test positive for the new strains of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) to be placed in separate isolation rooms or centers. The city government hopes that the new strains will not reach the city, but is already preparing for such a possibility even […] The post Labella wants separate isolation facility for patients with new COVID-19 strain appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 29th, 2020

49 patients to celebrate Christmas in isolation at NOAH

CEBU CITY, Philippines — They won’t be spending Christmas with their families this year. Instead, the 49 patients of the New Oasis for Adaptation and a Home (NOAH) will be celebrating the holiday in isolation. The names and identities of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients were not revealed by the nurses handling them, but the […] The post 49 patients to celebrate Christmas in isolation at NOAH appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 24th, 2020

PGH, Lung Center brace for post-holiday surge in COVID cases

The Philippine General Hospital and the Lung Center of the Philippines—both designated as COVID-19 referral centers in the capital region—said they have prepared in advance for the possible spike in COVID-19 cases after seeing a decrease in the number of admitted patients in the past months. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 14th, 2020

PH logs 1,768 more COVID-19 cases; over 9,000 recoveries

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) on Sunday, December 6, 2020, reported 1,768 additional cases of COVID-19, pushing the country’s caseload to 439,834. In its 4 p.m. case bulletin, the DOH also reported 9,062 more recoveries, bringing the total number of COVID-19 patients who recovered from the disease to 408,634. Meanwhile, the country’s […] The post PH logs 1,768 more COVID-19 cases; over 9,000 recoveries appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 6th, 2020

Community trial ng VCO vs COVID-19 kumpleto na

Manila, Philippines – Nakumpleto na ang isang trial ng virgin coconut oil (VCO) na lunas para sa COVID-19, batay sa Department of Science and Technology (DOST).  “Tungkol sa VCO, dalawang pag-aaral po ‘yan. Yung isa po ‘yung ginagawa sa komunidad sa Laguna. Natapos na po ‘yan. At ang datos po ay tinitignan na at pinag-aaralan […] The post Community trial ng VCO vs COVID-19 kumpleto na appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsNov 30th, 2020

DOH makabibili ng bakuna ng Moderna kahit ‘di nagsagawa ng clinical trial sa Pinas

Manila, Philippines – Tiniyak ni Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire na makabibili ang Pilipinas ng bakuna kontra coronavirus disease (COVID-19) sa American biotechnology company Moderna kahit hindi ito nagsagawa ng clinical trial sa bansa. “Iyong Moderna, nakausap na sila ng [Department of Science and Technology] a month ago, at ang kanilang intent is not to have […] The post DOH makabibili ng bakuna ng Moderna kahit ‘di nagsagawa ng clinical trial sa Pinas appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 18th, 2020