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Red Cross in talks with Pfizer, AstraZeneca for vaccines

The Philippine Red Cross is in talks with Pfizer and AstraZeneca for the procurement of at least one million doses of COVID-19 vaccines for its nationwide inoculation program to help the country achieve herd immunity faster, Sen. Richard Gordon said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarJan 5th, 2021

Cebu City now in talks with Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Moderna

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is now in talks with Pfizer, AstraZeneca, and Moderna for the possible procurements of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines. This is the first time that the city has actively pursued a pharmaceutical company to identify which of these companies will be the vaccine provider for the […] The post Cebu City now in talks with Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Moderna appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 20th, 2021

La Jornada – UK confirms that Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccines are “very effective”

London British authorities announced on Monday that Kovid-19 vaccines that are already “very effective” to nearly one-third of the population, and that the first dose.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Pfizer and AZ Covid jabs highly effective in elderly: UK study

The Pfizer and Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines have been "highly effective" in reducing coronavirus infections and severe illness among elderly people in Britain, with a more than 80 percent reduction in hospitalisation, official data showed Monday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

S. Africa orders 20M Pfizer vaccines: report

South Africa has secured 20 million doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine, the health minister told a Sunday newspaper. Africa’s worst virus-hit country has yet to begin vaccinating its population against Covid-19, stirring criticism over slow procurement and lack of strategy. A first shipment of AstraZeneca/Oxford jabs produced in India is due to arrive on […] The post S. Africa orders 20M Pfizer vaccines: report appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJan 31st, 2021

City mayors in talks for possible purchase of COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer, Moderna

ILOILO CITY –– City governments under the League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) are eyeing to purchase more coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccines being developed by drug manufacturers Pfizer and Moderna. Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas, chair of the LCP committee of vaccine procurement, said city governments want to source out more vaccines even as […] The post City mayors in talks for possible purchase of COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer, Moderna appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

No talks on supply, shipment with Pfizer – DOH

The Department of Health clarified yesterday that the confidential disclosure agreement with Pfizer did not cover the actual supply of the firm’s vaccines for COVID-19......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 18th, 2020

WHO in talks with Pfizer, Moderna on Covid-19 vaccine access

GENEVA: The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday it is in discussions with Pfizer and Moderna about possibly including their high-tech coronavirus vaccines among early jabs for poor countries at affordable prices. The WHO-backed Covax facility, created to ensure equitable access to Covid-19 vaccines around the world as they become available, is aiming to […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  balitaRelated NewsDec 16th, 2020

More AstraZeneca vaccines arrive

Another 38,400 doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3 at past 7 p.m. yesterday on a commercial flight of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines from Amsterdam, bringing the brand’s total doses in the Philippines to 525,600......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News8 hr. 3 min. ago

Vaccines as a booster

With the arrival of close to a million doses of COVID-19 vaccines (about half a million each from AstraZeneca and Sinovac), courtesy of the COVAX facility, we are now part of the growing list of countries – 50 out of the 193 UN member countries -- rolling out their vaccination plans......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated News10 hr. 33 min. ago

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 News16 hr. 33 min. ago

38k AstraZeneca doses arriving today via COVAX

The government is expecting the arrival of an additional 38,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines through the COVAX facility today, March 7, National Task Force Against Covid-19 chief implementer and vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr. said Saturday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

DOH Sec vouches for AstraZeneca

DAVAO CITY, March 5 (PIA) - Health Secretary Francisco Duque III allayed fears that the AstraZeneca vaccines is not effective against the South African variant of the Covid-19 Virus.He stres.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

12 schools in Cebu Province targeted for limited face-to-face classes

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Limited face-to-face classes may no longer be farfetched as President Rodrigo Duterte has previously said it will be possible if the vaccines have arrived. With the arrival of two batches of vaccines from Sinovac and AstraZeneca, the Department of Education (DepEd) is now gearing for the possibility of limited face-to-face classes […] The post 12 schools in Cebu Province targeted for limited face-to-face classes appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

The long, slow grind

The arrival Thursday night of the initial batch of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines, manufactured in their South Korea facility, is another big stride in our push back against the virus and the march to normalcy......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

MetroPac Movers handling COVID-19 vaccines

The MVP Group’s logistics arm, MetroPac Movers Inc., also handled the 487,200 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines that arrived in the country on Thursday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Top COVAX donors US, EU welcome arrival of AstraZeneca jabs in Philippines

Both the United States and the European Union welcomed the arrival of the first batch of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines in the Philippines......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Covax delivers, Rody vouches for AstraZeneca vaccines

President Rodrigo Duterte vouched for the efficacy of the available COVID-19 vaccines as he personally received the first batch of AstraZeneca doses through the COVAX Facility, a global vaccine-sharing initiative led by the World Health Organization (WHO)......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

Plane carrying AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccines arrives in Phl

The first batch of AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccines from the COVAX facility arrived in the country on Thursday evening. The plane carrying the 487,200 doses developed by the British-Swedish firm, along with the University of Oxford, landed at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport 3 at around 7:10 p.m via a KLM commercial plane. After about 30 […] The post Plane carrying AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccines arrives in Phl appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

AstraZeneca vaccines arriving today

AstraZeneca vaccines arriving today.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

AstraZeneca delivery due Thursday night

The Philippines would receive 487,200 doses of AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccines on Thursday evening but experts now question its efficacy against more contagious Covid-19 variants now spreading in key cities. OCTA Research fellow Fr. Nicanor Austriaco O.P. tagged the new variants as “SuperCovid” since the virus type reportedly weakens the efficacy of vaccines, particularly those made […] The post AstraZeneca delivery due Thursday night appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021