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Still no need for booster shots – DOH

It’s still a no-go for booster shots despite the threat of a more transmissible Delta variant in the country, according to the Department of Health......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarJul 22nd, 2021

Still no need for booster shots – DOH

It’s still a no-go for booster shots despite the threat of a more transmissible Delta variant in the country, according to the Department of Health......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2021

Dominguez says government allocated P45 billion for COVID-19 vaccination

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III said the amount can be used to fund both additional pandemic vaccines or booster shots, depending on the recommendation of the health department......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 25th, 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

More studies, guidelines needed for COVID-19 ‘booster shot’ – experts

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Local experts said more studies are needed while a set of guidelines should be formulated before they can proceed in inoculating people with booster shots of the COVID-19 vaccine. “We needed more studies and guidelines for the panel for vaccination before we can even entertain booster shots,” said Dr. Mary Jean […] The post More studies, guidelines needed for COVID-19 ‘booster shot’ – experts appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 14th, 2021

Boosting immunity

In the time of more virulent COVID variants, the race is no longer just to get vaccinated, but to get booster shots......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 13th, 2021

‘No initiatives yet on booster shots’

The government is not yet looking into the possibility of giving booster shots to health workers vaccinated with Sinovac, Malacañang said yesterday, as questions linger about the China-made jabs’ efficacy against more infectious COVID-19 variants......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 13th, 2021

Health workers warned of sanctions for giving COVID-19 booster shots

Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said the agency is not yet recommending the use of booster shots as more evidence is needed to determine if an additional shot is necessary to protect people against COVID-19.  .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 12th, 2021

PH orders Moderna booster shots for 2022

PH orders Moderna booster shots for 2022.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2021

MVP Group eyeing vaccine production in Philippines

The group of tycoon Manuel V. Pangilinan wants to take a shot at vaccine production, in partnership with global vaccine giants, noting that Filipinos would eventually need booster shots against the coronavirus......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 29th, 2021

DOH, DOST to study use of coronavirus booster shots

In a briefing Monday, Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said the officials of the Department of Health and the Department of Science and Technology as well as the vaccine expert panel have had “several meetings” to discuss the study......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 17th, 2021

DOH: Protocol breached in deployment of SONA cops waiting for COVID-19 result

The Department of Health on Thursday said deploying cops awaiting the results of their COVID-19 test for the President Rodrigo Duterte’s State of the Nation Address is a breach of protocol......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News3 hr. 6 min. ago

6.66% of Filipinos fully vaccinated against COVID-19

Authorities also managed to surpass their daily vaccination target of 500,000 — administering a record high 659,029 doses on Tuesday and over 534,612 shots on Wednesday. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News3 hr. 6 min. ago

Albay vaccination gets boost as DOH commits more vax jabs

Legazpi City---Albay Rep. Joey Sarte Salceda has thanked Malacañang and the Department of Health for their prompt response to his earlier appeal for more vaccine doses allocation to the regions, particularly Bicol......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated News14 hr. 16 min. ago

DOH rejects 2-week hard lockdown

Metro Manila could see more than 5,000 new cases of COVID-19 a day by late August if the government doesn’t impose a hard, two-week lockdown swiftly, independent researchers tracking the pandemic said Wednesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated News14 hr. 16 min. ago

DOH: COVID-19 cases rising in Metro Manila but no surge yet

The department asked “independent experts” to be more careful in making pronouncements as “this may cause more panic and fear.”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 28th, 2021

With Delta cases in Davao Region, pro-active health response urged

DOH Davao said they had detected 79 variants of concerns among the 593 samples from patients it submitted for genome testing at the Regional Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit of the University of the Philippines for the period of June 3 to July 1......»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsJul 27th, 2021

DOH, DILG to LGUs: Ensure jab centers are safe amid rainy season

The two agencies issued the call Tuesday following reports of people waiting under the rain and in flooded areas for hours to get inoculated......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 27th, 2021

Daily vaccinations drop due to bad weather – DOH

Fewer people were vaccinated against COVID-19 due to bad weather in the past days, according to the Department of Health......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 27th, 2021

DOH probes death of vaccinated priest

The Department of Health is looking into the death of a priest who tested positive for COVID-19, an official said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 26th, 2021

Mandaue EOC: Faster release of swab test results promised 

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines—The Mandaue City Emergency Operations Center and the Department of Health (DOH) have agreed to hasten the release of swab test results needed by the city during their meeting on Monday, July 26, 2021. Lawyer Julius Caesar Entise, head of the city’s Contact Tracing Team, said that after their meeting with DOH, the […] The post Mandaue EOC: Faster release of swab test results promised  appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 26th, 2021