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PHL welcomes 1.5M more Sinovac doses

The Philippines on Thursday welcomed the arrival of a total of 1.5 million doses of government procured COVID-19 vaccine from Chinese-vaccine maker Sinovac BioNTech. The new shipment was airlifted via Cebu Pacific Flight 5J 671 and landed at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport – Terminal 3 around 7:30 a.m. Department of Health (DoH) Undersecretary for […] The post PHL welcomes 1.5M more Sinovac doses appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Quezon City seniors get J& J jabs

The Quezon City government has allotted its first supply of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine to senior citizens......»»

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Philippines to receive 415,000 AstraZeneca jabs from UK

The Philippines will receive 415,000 doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine from the UK government......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: News11 hr. 30 min. ago Related News

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......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: News15 hr. 10 min. ago Related News

OCTA recommends shorter vaccine jab intervals

The OCTA Research Group has recommended shortening the interval between the first and second doses of Sinovac and AstraZeneca vaccines to protect more Filipinos against the highly contagious Delta variant of COVID-19......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: News17 hr. 10 min. ago Related News

DOH says booster shot for Sinovac still being studied

The Vaccine Expert Panel is studying whether people administered with Sinovac vaccine should be given booster shots to strengthen their protection against COVID, Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said yesterday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJul 27th, 2021Related News

France adopts vaccine passports law

Paris---France’s parliament voted to make vaccine passports a key part of daily life in the battle against COVID-19 on Sunday, after a compromise between lawmakers from the upper and lower houses......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsJul 26th, 2021Related News

State of our nation

The recipient of the first legally administered vaccine against COVID-19 in the Philippines, Philippine General Hospital director Dr. Gerardo Legaspi, addressed graduates of UP Diliman Sunday and talked about the Filipino word “kanlungan.”.....»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsJul 26th, 2021Related News

Robredo physically invited to SONA but skipping due to full-vaccine rule

"Of course there were those who reacted [to the initial news], then after a few days, he clarified and said the opposite. He said there is a new list approved by the IATF and [Robredo] can go in person to the Batasan," Robredo's spokesperson said in Filipino. .....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJul 25th, 2021Related News

Philippines to achieve population protection within the year

The Philippines is “past the crawl and walk stages” and is now “gradually running” toward its goal of vaccinating half a million individuals per day,” vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr. said on Thursday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJul 24th, 2021Related News

FPH starts vaccine rollout for employees, dependents

First Philippine Holdings Corp. has started the rollout of its COVID-19 vaccines for employees and dependents as part of the Lopez-led conglomerate’s program to help assure the health of its workforce and support government’s overall aim to achieve herd immunity against the dreaded virus......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceJul 23rd, 2021Related News

To drink or not to drink (before and after a jab)

There I was doing my own business, trying to determine if any of my extremities, particularly that major appendage, did not fall off after an anti-COVID-19 vaccine injection and was already thinking of a celebratory libation when one of the staff members of vaccination center said in a loud voice, “Wala pong inom ng (Refrain from drinking for) 20 days.” Of course “drinking” means imbibing that evil stuff called alcohol......»»

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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 […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsJul 23rd, 2021Related News

Surigao City deploys mobile COVID-19 vaccination to far-flung barangays

Surigao City Mayor Ernesto “Estong” Matugas Jr. on Friday said the local government has deployed a mobile vaccination team with the help of a group of private medical practitioners to make it more convenient for residents from far-flung areas to get their COVID-19 vaccine shots. In an interview over Network Briefing News, Matugas disclosed that […] The post Surigao City deploys mobile COVID-19 vaccination to far-flung barangays appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsJul 23rd, 2021Related News

Hospitalized patients now want the vaccine

Hospitalized patients now want the vaccine.....»»

Source: Pep PepCategory: GossipJul 23rd, 2021Related News

1M more Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine doses arrive in Philippines

The plane carrying the latest batch of government-procured Sinovac jabs arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International past 7 a.m......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJul 23rd, 2021Related News

Pasig completes jabs for A2 senior citizens

Pasig City reached 100% completion of the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine for the A2 priority group or eligible senior citizens on Thursday......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsJul 22nd, 2021Related News

More Mandaue seniors still need to be vaccinated

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Nearly 600 senior citizens here have received the Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) single-dose vaccines since the start of the brand roll-out last Monday, July 19, 2021. Subangdaku Barangay Captain Ernie Manatad, chairman of the city’s Vaccine Board, said that the city has already consumed 585 doses of the single-dose Janssen. Of […] The post More Mandaue seniors still need to be vaccinated appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsJul 22nd, 2021Related News

1.5M Sinovac vaccine shots arrive in PH

1.5M Sinovac vaccine shots arrive in PH.....»»

Source: Pep PepCategory: GossipJul 22nd, 2021Related News

Ayala Land turns over free vaccine doses, cash to Hero Foundation

As Rothlie Khy Vidal prepares for work each day, the Negros Polymedic Hospital nurse reminds herself that despite the country’s struggle against the COVID-19 pandemic, every day is a new blessing and a new beginning that gives us hope......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: EditorialJul 22nd, 2021Related News