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Specialist eases fears of vax-induced blood clot: Rare case

An infectious disease specialist and member of the Philippines’ vaccine expert panel has sought to allay fears after the Philippines stopped the use of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine following rare cases of blood clots reported abroad......»»

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New EU vaccine probe deepens Europe s Covid woes

New EU vaccine probe deepens Europe s Covid woes.....»»

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'ISAngKilosBayan: Addressing the vaccine confidence gap

More than a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, the Philippine government began to roll out its immunization campaign to combat the coronavirus. But since then, the vaccines raised more questions than answers, leaving the nation caught between fear and hope......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: News8 hr. 22 min. ago Related News

Pfizer seeks Covid vaccine authorization for 12-15 year olds in US

WASHINGTON, United States — Pfizer-BioNTech asked for authorization Friday to use their Covid-19 vaccine on 12 to 15-year-olds in the United States, which could mark a crucial next step toward achieving herd immunity. The mass vaccination of teenagers would also relieve an enormous strain on parents who are juggling the demands of homeschooling their children […] The post Pfizer seeks Covid vaccine authorization for 12-15 year olds in US appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: News9 hr. 32 min. ago Related News

Baguio City to push through with AstraZeneca jab use

BAGUIO CITY — The city government will push through with its plan to use the AstraZeneca-made coronavirus disease vaccine it has already purchased and are expected to be delivered this June. This, despite an earlier pronouncement by health authorities that the use of the said Covid-19 jab on those aged 60 and below will be […] The post Baguio City to push through with AstraZeneca jab use appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Manila cop allegedly dies after getting virus jab

Another member of the Manila Police District died after being administered the Sinovac vaccine last 7 April. This was confirmed by MPD District Director PBGen. Leo Francisco. The fatality was identified as PSSgt. Cenen Evangelista. He was assigned at the MPD-Traffic and Enforcement Unit. It was learned from Francisco that Evangelista received the first dose […] The post Manila cop allegedly dies after getting virus jab appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Pfizer wants vax EUA to cover children ages 12-15

Pfizer wants vax EUA to cover children ages 12-15.....»»

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Mandaue City gov’t to use basketball courts instead of schools

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – The Mandaue City government is considering the use of barangay basketball courts as venue of the planned mass vaccination here. Councilor Nerissa Soon-Ruiz, overseer of the coordination, vaccination, and implementation team of the city’s COVID-19 Vaccine Board, said that they are adopting the recommendation of General Melquiades Feliciano, Inter-Agency Task Force […] The post Mandaue City gov’t to use basketball courts instead of schools appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: News11 hr. 32 min. ago Related News

AstraZeneca defends vaccine

Citing reviews from the United Kingdom Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency and European Medicines Agency, AstraZeneca said yesterday that its COVID-19 vaccines offer “high level of protection” against the virus......»»

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OPINION | Covid-19: Militarism and big money trampling humanity

The Covid-19 spectre, vaccine mania, deceptive remedial schemes and brutal, anti-people pandemic responses created by militarism and big money have shoved by the wayside pro-people, more sensible and a wider range of prevention and treatment strategies to address the pandemic. The post OPINION | Covid-19: Militarism and big money trampling humanity appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsApr 9th, 2021Related News

UNICEF wants vaccine delivery sped up, simplified

With available vaccines not enough to meet demand and the supply concentrated in the hands of “too few,” the United Nations Children’s Fund is calling for “speed” and “simplicity” to remove barriers to acquisition, manufacture and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines globally......»»

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AstraZeneca benefits outweigh risks – Duterte adviser

Following reports from European Medical agencies regarding the link of blood clotting with AstraZeneca vaccination and after local health agencies announced the temporary suspension of the vaccine for persons below 60, presidential adviser for entrepreneur Joey Concepcion said Filipinos should focus on the huge benefits of the British-Swedish made jab instead......»»

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Alice Dixson naturukan na ng anti-COVID vaccine sa Canada, pero…

PALAISIPAN sa ilang netizens kung bakit hindi na lang hintayin ni Alice Dixson ang second dose ng anti-COVID-19 vaccine niya sa Canada kung saan siya tumanggap ng unang dose nito. Kasalukuyan pa ring nasa Canada si Alice at base sa post niya sa kanyang Instagram account nitong Huwebes, Abril 8, naturukan na raw siya ng […] The post Alice Dixson naturukan na ng anti-COVID vaccine sa Canada, pero… appeared first on Bandera......»»

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Lapu starts administering second dose of COVID-19 vaccine

  LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines- The Lapu-Lapu City Hospital (LLCH) has already started administering the second dose of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine for its employees. This was confirmed by Dr. Ronald Oporto, chief of LLCH, during the turnover ceremony of thnew e LLCH new building. Oporto said that on Wednesday, April 7, 2021, 110 of […] The post Lapu starts administering second dose of COVID-19 vaccine appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Gatchalian, Fresnedi get vaccine jabs

Valenzuela Mayor Rex Gatchalian said he was inoculated with China’s Sinovac yesterday to show to his constituents that the vaccines approved by regulatory authorities are safe to use......»»

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UK-made vaccine on hold

The Department of Health (DOH) suspended Thursday the use of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 jab for people under 60 after reports of blood clots overseas, in a setback for the country’s already slow vaccine rollout......»»

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Chinese vaccines, investments keeping Duterte mum on ships in Julian Felipe Reef — fisherfolk

“China’s vaccine diplomacy and economic investments seem to clamp a gag order on President Duterte about the sea row," Pamalakaya said......»»

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Blood clot ‘very rare AstraZeneca side effect’

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AFP) – The EU’s medicines regulator said Wednesday that blood clots should be listed as a rare side effect of the AstraZeneca jab but the benefits continue to outweigh risks, as several countries battle fresh virus surges amid vaccine shortfalls. A number of nations have suspended the use of AstraZeneca’s vaccine for […].....»»

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Italy reserves AstraZeneca vaccine for over 60s

Italy reserves AstraZeneca vaccine for over 60s.....»»

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More appeals made for vaccine priority

The League of Provinces of the Philippines yesterday appealed to the national government to include governors and mayors of non-high risk areas in the priority groups for vaccination......»»

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