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Price, efficacy are Senate’s main concern, not brand

Senators were unfazed by President Duterte’s tirades against their inquiry into the administration’s mass anti-COVID-19 vaccination program, saying it’s not politicking to question the pricing of vaccines and the government’s apparent preference for the ones made in China......»»

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Sinovac cleared for COVID-19 vaccine clinical trials in the Philippines

China's Sinovac has secured approval to hold clinical trials in the country for its coronavirus vaccine, local regulators said Tuesday......»»

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Guevarra: Absolute transparency on vaccine s efficacy, safety necessary

Guevarra also stressed that transparency on the vaccine’s efficacy and safety should be observed at the earliest opportunity, “even prior to the choice of vaccine and negotiation with the prospective provider.”.....»»

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Advisory on use of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine among elderly eyed

Pfizer is the only drugmaker that has so far secured an emergency use authorization from the local FDA for its vaccine, which has an efficacy rate of 95% in preventing COVID-19......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: News19 hr. 17 min. ago Related News

Senators deny preference for Pfizer jabs, stress oversight function after Duterte lashes out

Senators on Tuesday denied holding a bias toward any vaccine brand, saying instead that they are concerned with the safety, efficacy, pricing, and availability of the badly needed jabs......»»

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PH given ‘very good’ price for vaccines – Sinovac

PH given ‘very good’ price for vaccines – Sinovac.....»»

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Opaque news

How much does a dose of the COVID-19 Sinovac vaccine cost?.....»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsJan 19th, 2021Related News

Duterte: No corruption in Sinovac supply deal

As senators expressed suspicion about an attempt to overprice vaccines the government is procuring from China, President Duterte defended the deal yesterday, stressing that everything is aboveboard......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJan 18th, 2021Related News

PH in middle stage of vaccine talks with Sinovac

PH in middle stage of vaccine talks with Sinovac.....»»

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PH given ‘very good’ price, Sinovac says

PH given ‘very good’ price, Sinovac says.....»»

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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......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsJan 18th, 2021Related News

Sinovac provided very good pricing to the Philippines, exec says

In an interview on CNN Philippines Monday, Sinovac Biotech General Manager Helen Yang did not disclose the cost of the vaccine but said it is not among the most expensive......»»

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Brazil OKs use of Sinovac, AstraZeneca

Brazil OKs use of Sinovac, AstraZeneca.....»»

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Palace bares price of Sinovac doses

Palace bares price of Sinovac doses.....»»

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Senator wary of vaccine deal

Sharp differences in the quoted prices for the Sinovac vaccine in the Philippines and elsewhere seem to point to corruption, Senator Panfilo M. Lacson said Sunday, as the House of Representatives announced its own probe......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsJan 17th, 2021Related News

After you

With the Duterte administration still bent on procuring the Sinovac COVID shots, it must move to overcome public resistance to China-made vaccines......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJan 17th, 2021Related News

BSP earnings down 14% to P34.5 billion

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas reported a 14.3 percent decline in earnings to P34.5 billion from January to November last year compared to a year-ago level of P40.24 billion on the back of lower revenues and the net loss on foreign exchange rate fluctuations......»»

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Bohol s COVID-19 positivity testing rate at 3.3 per hundred

TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol, Jan. 13 (PIA) -- Of the two molecular laboratories in Bohol that could analyze the presence of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) through reverse transcription polymerase ch.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsJan 16th, 2021Related News

Expert on choosing vaccine brand: Safety over efficacy

Amid debates on which COVID-19 vaccine is best for Filipinos, a technical adviser of the Department of Health (DOH) said the primary consideration in making the choice is “safety over efficacy.”.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJan 16th, 2021Related News

Vaccine exec vows transparency on test results

A senior executive of Sinovac, one of the makers of China’s leading vaccine candidates, said the firm would be transparent on the results of its clinical tests as it assured the Philippines it would provide “affordable” vaccines......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsJan 16th, 2021Related News