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Vaccine facts vs. spins

Published reports on the 50-percent efficacy of the government-favored Sinovac Biotech’s vaccine has alarmed several lawmakers, patient groups, and health sector professionals, fueling a now raging issue in both mainstream and social media......»»

Category: newsSource: thestandard thestandardJan 18th, 2021

Who gave lead role to Chinese vaccine?

Why do government officials who know the facts seem to be afraid to tell the people who chose Sinovac Biotech of China to be given a lead role in the COVID-19 mass vaccination starting next year despite its comparatively higher price?.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 20th, 2020

China at 71

The facts speak for themselves. After more than six months into the COVID-19 pandemic which originated in Wuhan, China is now turning out to be the model on how the whole world can and should live with the disease. It has opened up its economy, has largely controlled the transmission of the disease, enhanced its health care system and is on track to be the first among the ten countries working to produce a vaccine......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsOct 1st, 2020

Survey: 77% willing to travel domestically even without vaccine

This lady gives news as refreshing as she is, and as she looks. And being a trained economist, she gives news grounded on facts, not pinned on clouds......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 9th, 2020

Building science cities

There is more to nationhood than waiting for the COVID-19 vaccine. There are other layers of processes, activities, pursuits that should be animating this archipelago of 110 million people spread across 7,641 islands. If we were only to lift our gaze to higher levels of engagement, we might find the solutions that we seek at […] The post Building science cities appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News6 hr. 28 min. ago

Vaccine passports divide world

PARIS, France — The idea of vaccine passports, which would allow people who have been inoculated the freedom to travel, is gaining traction. While some countries trumpet them as a way out for the hard-hit tourism and airline industries, others are more skeptical with only a tiny percentage of the world’s population vaccinated. As European Union leaders […] The post Vaccine passports divide world appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated News10 hr. 57 min. ago

EU leaders’ summit confronts rollout woes

BRUSSELS (AFP) — EU leaders meet Thursday under pressure to speed up Europe’s coronavirus vaccine rollout, and divided over border closures and what introducing vaccine travel certificates could mean. The video summit for the leaders of the 27-nation bloc comes a year into the Covid-19 crisis, as most of the EU is experiencing a second […] The post EU leaders’ summit confronts rollout woes appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated News10 hr. 57 min. ago

Bulgaria scraps vaccine priority list

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AFP) — Bulgarians of all ages, some as young as 20, joined long queues at hospitals this weekend after low uptake on priority lists led the government to open up vaccinations to everyone. Fewer than a third of those designated as first in line for Covid-19 jabs have chosen to take up the […] The post Bulgaria scraps vaccine priority list appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated News10 hr. 57 min. ago

A vaccine for the PNP

First off, President Duterte’s war against illegal drugs has been the only serious campaign of such nature that the government waged since Lim Seng’s death by firing squad when Martial Law began in 1972......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated News12 hr. 58 min. ago

Palace downplays delay in PH s vaccine delivery

Palace downplays delay in PH s vaccine delivery.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated News14 hr. 58 min. ago

PGH ‘di choosy sa COVID bakuna

Handa ang Philippine General Hospital (PGH) na tanggapin at iturok ang anumang brand ng coronavirus vaccine sa kanilang mga empleyado basta mayroon itong emergency use authorization (EUA) mula sa Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The post PGH ‘di choosy sa COVID bakuna first appeared on Abante......»»

Category: newsSource:  abanteRelated News18 hr. 8 min. ago

Ghana una sa libreng COVAX vaccine

Dumating na sa Ghana ang may 600,000 libreng COVID-19 bakuna ng COVAX Facility para sa mga mahihirap na bansa. The post Ghana una sa libreng COVAX vaccine first appeared on Abante......»»

Category: newsSource:  abanteRelated News18 hr. 8 min. ago

Sinovac doses seen to arrive in the Philippines on February 28

Doses of China's Sinovac will arrive in the Philippines on the last day of February, Malacañang said Thursday, making it the first COVID-19 vaccine to reach the country......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 25th, 2021

Vaccines and variants

Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr, the vaccine czar, recently asked the public to stretch their patience some more because of further delays in the arrival of the vaccines......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 25th, 2021

Half empty, half full

A Palace spokesman this week defended the emergency use authorization (EUA) issued to the COVID-19 vaccine made by China’s Sinovac, CoronaVac, saying it had met World Health Organization (WHO) standards......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 25th, 2021

Politics, age creeping into vaccine policies

If the COVID-19 mass vaccination extravaganza of the Duterte administration was a movie, it would get a mixed review for its offers of consuelo to both sides of the aisle in the darkened cinema......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 24th, 2021

NBI, FDA PROBES LIKELY

Tulfo said he had risked his life to have himself inoculated with the Sinopharm vaccine because he applied to be a local distributor with a company called Apollo. He said the firm supposedly secured a contract with a Singapore subsidiary of Sinopharm The post NBI, FDA PROBES LIKELY appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsFeb 24th, 2021

Envoy: UK won’t accept ‘nurse for vaccine’ proposal

The United Kingdom has no plans to link the Philippines’ procurement of COVID vaccines to the deployment of Filipino nurses and other health care workers to the UK......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 24th, 2021

Retailers, hotels push for shift to MGCQ soon

Groups representing retailers, information technology-business process management firms and hotels and restaurants are advocating a shift to modified general community quarantine as soon as possible, along with intensified vaccine information campaigns for a quicker economic recovery......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 24th, 2021

Mon Tulfo under probe for illegal vaccine use

Mon Tulfo under probe for illegal vaccine use.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsFeb 24th, 2021

Delayed vaccine to spoil Filipinos summer on already deserted beaches

Pre-pandemic, the world-renowned Boracay island is among the biggest drivers of tourists in the country......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 24th, 2021