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What’s behind varying efficacy data for Sinovac’s COVID vaccine?

New efficacy data from Brazil on Sinovac’s COVID-19 vaccine, for which there are now four widely different success rates, raised more questions than answers, as many developing countries pin their hopes on CoronaVac to end the pandemic. Here are potential factors contributing to CoronaVac’s varying efficacy rates and expert interpretations. How effective is CoronaVac? Researchers […] The post What’s behind varying efficacy data for Sinovac’s COVID vaccine? appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerJan 16th, 2021

Paggamit ng Sinovac vaccine sa health workers aprubado na ng IATF

Inaprubahan ng Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) on Emerging Infectious Diseases ang rekomendasyon ng National Immunization Technical Advisory Group (NITAG) na gamitin ang bakuna kontra Covid-19 na gawa ng Sinovac ng China sa mga health workers kahit nasa 50.4 percent lamang ang efficacy rate nito. Ito ang inihayag ni Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire sa virtual […] The post Paggamit ng Sinovac vaccine sa health workers aprubado na ng IATF appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News22 hr. 39 min. ago

WHO won& rsquo;t comment on Sinovac efficacy yet

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday said it was still evaluating the COVID-19 vaccine developed by the Chinese company Sinovac and could not comment on its efficacy......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 23rd, 2021

Philippines OKs Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use

Sinovac had a lower efficacy rate of 50.4% among health care workers exposed to COVID-19 patients......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2021

HK gov& rsquo;t hastens Sinovac approval

Hong Kong’s government on Thursday approved the Chinese-made Sinovac coronavirus vaccine after a panel of experts fast-tracked its recommendation despite comparatively low efficacy and limited published data......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 18th, 2021

Sinovac safety, efficacy, price still need clarifying

Suspicions linger over Sinovac’s safety, efficacy and price. It’s the only COVID-19 vaccine Malacañang is ordering for the first half of 2021......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 29th, 2021

LIST: Target trial sites in PH for Janssen, Clover, Sinovac vaccines

MANILA, Philippines — Three Covid-19 vaccines have been cleared so far by regulators to be tested in the Philippines through Phase 3 clinical trials— the vaccines developed by Belgium-based Janssen Pharmaceuticals and Chinese firms Clover Biopharmaceuticals and Sinovac Biotech. Under Phase 3 clinical trials, thousands of patients have to be inoculated with the candidate vaccine to test its efficacy […] The post LIST: Target trial sites in PH for Janssen, Clover, Sinovac vaccines appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

Sino ang nagpabaya sa Covid-19 vaccine?

Bakit Sinovac? Ito ang naging katanungan ng ating kababayan matapos mapabalitang mayroon lang itong higit sa 50% efficacy rate o mas mababa sa mga ibang vaccine na gawa sa US, Russia at Europe. Ilang mambabatas din ang nagpahayag ng kanilang pananaw kontra sa pagbili ng Sinovac ng lumabas ang balitang ito. Kung totoo ngang mas […] The post Sino ang nagpabaya sa Covid-19 vaccine? appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 31st, 2020

Solons question government preference for Sinovac vaccine

Two lawmakers on Saturday questioned the government's preference for China's Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine when its reported efficacy rate is just 50 percent or way below the World Health Organization's “preferred efficacy” of at least 70 percent......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsDec 26th, 2020

Donated Sinovac Vaccines to Arrive, Vaccine Rollout Under Evaluation

Department of Health (DOH) said that 600,000 doses of donated Sinovac COVID-19 vaccines are said to arrive in the next few days. However, the official time frame of the distribution is still under evaluation. The DOH and the National Task Force Against COVID-19 (NTF) clarified that the details concerning the distribution of the vaccines are […].....»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated News3 hr. 49 min. ago

Donated Sinovac Vaccines to Arrive but Vaccine’s Rollout Under Evaluation

Department of Health (DOH) said that 600,000 doses of donated Sinovac COVID-19 vaccines are said to arrive in the next few days. However, the official time frame of the distribution is still under evaluation. The DOH and the National Task Force Against COVID-19 (NTF) clarified that the details concerning the distribution of the vaccines are […].....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated News17 hr. 49 min. ago

AFP may listahan na ng mga sundalo na tuturukan ng Covid-19 vaccine

Target ng Armed Forces of the Philippines na mabakunahan kontra Covid-19 ang 100 sundalo kada araw. Ito ay kapag dumating na sa bansa ang 600,000 doses ng Sinovac vaccine at maumpisahan na ang vaccination program. Ayon kay AFP Spokesman Major General Edgard Arevalo, sa ngayon, may lisatahan na ng mga sundalo ang Hukbong Sandatahang Lakas […] The post AFP may listahan na ng mga sundalo na tuturukan ng Covid-19 vaccine appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News22 hr. 39 min. ago

PGH health workers picket vs Sinovac vaccine

Saying they deserved “only the best,” health workers of the Philippine General Hospital yesterday staged a protest to demand free, safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2021

Vaccine rollout hangs

The country’s first batch of COVID-19 vaccines from China’s Sinovac is expected to arrive Sunday, but their rollout will have to wait until the allocation of the 600,000 doses is firmed up, Malacañang said Thursday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021

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

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

‘Experts need to ensure COVID-19 vaccine safety, efficacy’

Sen. Bong Go yesterday stressed the need for experts to ensure the safety and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines to allay fears and help improve public confidence in the National COVID-19 Vaccine Roadmap, while emphasizing that government authorities are doing their best to secure sufficient supply of vaccines for the country......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 23rd, 2021

FDA still waiting for Sinovac data

There is still no emergency use authorization for China’s Sinovac Biotech with two days left prior to the expected arrival of the COVID vaccines......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2021

An unexpected reality, the COVID-19 vaccine delay

While the country awaits the COVID-19 vaccines, many continue to speculate on the vaccine’s efficacy and safety. Such trauma was caused by the Dengvaxia fiasco a few years ago......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 21st, 2021

Gov’t sees possible delay in Sinovac vaccine’s arrival pending FDA’s go signal

The 600,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccine from Chinese firm Sinovac Biotech Ltd. might not arrive on February 23 as earlier expected since state regulators have yet to approve it for local use, Malacañang said Thursday. Presidential spokesperson Secretary Harry Roque and vaccine czar Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. underscored in a news conference that the Chinese […] The post Gov’t sees possible delay in Sinovac vaccine’s arrival pending FDA’s go signal appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsFeb 18th, 2021

PH to roll out AstraZeneca jab amid efficacy issue

The scheduled rollout of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine in the Philippines in the first quarter of 2021 will proceed unhampered, pending findings that it will not be effective against the dominant original variant of the coronavirus in the Philippines, the Food and Drug Administration said......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 9th, 2021