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Senator urges Biden to commit 5 million vaccines to Philippines

US Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer is urging President Joe Biden to set aside at least five million doses of COVID-19 vaccines for the Philippines a key ally as part of the US commitment to donate excess vaccines to other countries......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarJun 8th, 2021

Hey Joe, We ll Take Your Extra Vaccines!

The United States will soon be facing a dilemma—one that the Philippines wishes it had. As of this writing, America has fully vaccinated almost a hundred million of its citizens against COVID-19. That is nearly thirty percent of the entire population. Given the scale of their vaccination program under President Joe Biden, the country is well on its way to achieving "herd immunity" and inoculating all Americans who want to get vaccinated......»»

Category: newsSource:  philnewsRelated NewsJun 6th, 2021

PH Procures a Total of 164M Doses of COVID-19 Vax for 2021

The Philippines is expected to have a steady stream of COVID-19 vaccines for the rest 2021 as the government has successfully secured 164 million doses of vaccines through procurement, the COVAX Facility, and through diplomatic relations with other countries. National Task Force (NTF) Against Covid-19 chairperson, Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, and NTF chief implementer and vaccine […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2021

US provides over 3.2 million J& J vaccines to Philippines

The United States has delivered a total of 3,240,850 one-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccines to the Philippines as part of its worldwide effort to help end COVID-19......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 19th, 2021

16M more doses arriving this month& mdash;Health exec

The Philippines expects to receive 16 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines this month, of which more than 3 million have already arrived in the last few days, an official said Sunday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 11th, 2021

Japan to send 1 million AstraZeneca to Philippines by July 

"One million doses of AstraZeneca vaccines from Japan are expected to arrive in Manila tentatively on July 8," Tokyo's embassy in Manila said Tuesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 29th, 2021

11.6 million jabs to arrive in July – Galvez

The Philippines is expected to receive as many as 11.6 million doses of COVID-19 shots next month as wealthy nations vowed to donate surplus vaccines to developing and poor countries, according to vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 15th, 2021

Billions of vaccine doses needed to make the world safe

The announcement of President Joe Biden on the eve of the G7 Summit in the United Kingdom that the US will donate 500 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines manufactured by Pfizer has been described by the World Health Organization regional director for Africa Matshidiso Moeti as “a monumental step forward.”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 12th, 2021

18m vaccines coming in this month, Go says; 1m doses arrive

Around 18 million COVID-19 vaccines are arriving in the country towards the end of June, Senator Christopher Go, chairman of the Senate health committee, said Thursday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

PH to Receive US Vaccine Donations

The Philippines has been officially named by The White House as one of the countries to receive coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine donations from the United States (US), according to the United States Embassy in Manila. The arrival of the said vaccines is expected soon. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires John Law reiterated US President Joe Biden’s […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJun 8th, 2021

US to share 7M COVID-19 vaccine doses to Philippines, other Asian countries

In a fact sheet, the White House said it would distribute an initial 25 million doses globally. The doses represent an initial tranche of a total of 80 million that the administration of President Joe Biden has pledged to ship overseas by the end of June......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 4th, 2021

Returning the goodwill: Philippines donating $1 million to covax Facility

The Philippines will donate $1 million to the COVAX Facility, the global initiative that provides low-income countries access to COVID-19 vaccines......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 1st, 2021

Local Roundup: Task force crows about rollout gains & bull; Vaccines to be used up before expiry

The Philippines has administered more than 4 million COVID-19 vaccine doses, and is averaging 162,513 jabs daily, the National Task Force (NTF) against COVID-19 said Sunday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2021

Philippine Red Cross to offer Moderna vaccines

The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) is set to offer Moderna vaccines for P3,500 per two doses, chairman Senator Richard Gordon said on Monday. During a forum of the Foreign Correspondents Association of the Philippines (FOCAP), Gordon revealed that at least 100,000 individuals may avail of the jabs after they procured 200,000 doses of anti-coronavirus vaccines, […] The post Philippine Red Cross to offer Moderna vaccines appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMay 17th, 2021

Senator urges government to further accelerate vaccination

To ensure the efficient rollout of COVID-19 vaccines, Sen. Bong Go reiterated his appeal for agencies to fast-track its distribution in the country as the government prepares to vaccinate a wider population......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 15th, 2021

Philippines to sign term sheet for 40M Pfizer vaccines on Friday

The Philippines on Friday will sign a term sheet with Pfizer for the procurement of 40 million doses of the coronavirus shot it developed with BioNTech, vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr. said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 14th, 2021

PH gets 2 million AstraZeneca doses

More than 2 million doses of AstraZeneca have arrived in the Philippines from the Covax Facility, the international partnership established to ensure equitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccines around the world......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 8th, 2021

10M doses from 4 drug makers seen beefing up June supply

The Philippines will have a steady supply of 10 million doses of COVID 19 vaccines by end-June from pharmaceutical firms Sinovac, Moderna, Gamaleya Research Institute and Oxford/AstraZeneca, officials said Thurs.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 30th, 2021

Imee urges President to appoint special envoy to China

Senator Imee Marcos has backed up President Duterte’s policy of shunning confrontation and instead “pursuing common ground with China and other maritime claimants” to ease security tensions in the West Philippine Sea. Marcos urged the President to immediately appoint a special envoy to China to discuss the continued presence of Chinese militia in the Philippines’ […] The post Imee urges President to appoint special envoy to China appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsApr 23rd, 2021

USAID provides additional $3.5 million for Philippines vaccine rollout

The United States Agency for International Development will give the Philippines an additional $3.5 million to support the rollout of vaccines obtained from the COVID-19 Vaccine Global Access Initiative facility......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 15th, 2021

Philippines gets 2nd batch of Sinovac vaccines

Vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr. and testing czar Vince Dizon yesterday welcomed the arrival of another 500,000 doses of Sinovac vaccines as part of the 25 million doses purchased by the government from China......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 11th, 2021