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Cainta ends talks with Chinese vaccine supplier after uproar from residents

Cainta is ending negotiations with a Chinese vaccine supplier, its mayor said Friday, after residents of the Rizal town aired on social media their opposition toward getting coronavirus shots from Beijing......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarJan 16th, 2021

Mayor Sara pushes on procuring vaccine for Davao residents

Mayor Sara Duterte has initiated her own talks with companies working on the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine to procure vaccines for Davao City, a move that raised questions on its safety......»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsDec 15th, 2020

Manila-Beijing ‘formal’ talks next, Ramos ends Hong Kong visit

HONG KONG/MANILA -- Former President Fidel V. Ramos said Friday he had met with a senior Chinese official during a trip to Hong Kong aimed at improving ties between Manila and Beijing, with both sides working towards formal discussions......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsAug 12th, 2016

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

Duterte, top officials can now try Sinovac

The Food and Drug Administration granted yesterday, just before the targeted start of the mass vaccination rollout, an emergency use authorization for the coronavirus vaccine developed by the Chinese pharmaceutical firm Sinovac......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 23rd, 2021

Chinese vaccine makers prep for PH trials

Chinese vaccine makers prep for PH trials.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsFeb 21st, 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

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

Cebu City ‘not in haste’ for vaccines

FILE PHOTO: A woman holds a vial labeled with a “Vaccine COVID-19” sticker and a medical syringe in this illustration taken April 10, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic CEBU CITY, Philippines — COVID-19 vaccines for Cebu City residents may still remain a dream as the city government is yet to identify its choice of a vaccine. This […] The post Cebu City ‘not in haste’ for vaccines appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2021

Manila forms vaccine action center

Mayor Isko Moreno has created the Manila COVID-19 Vaccine Action Center to prepare for the inoculation of around one million residents, workers and visitors......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2021

Davao starts registration for COVID-19 vaccine

The city government here has started the registration of residents qualified to receive free COVID-19 vaccines that are expected to arrive this month......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2021

Manila unveils vaccine action center

The City of Manila has recently created the Manila COVID-19 Vaccine Action Center in preparation for the coming free vaccination of about a million Manila residents, workers and visitors starting this month......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 10th, 2021

San Juan posts 23,000 vaccine registrants

San Juan City recorded the highest number of residents who signed up for the vaccination program among Metro Manila cities, with over 23,000 registrants, Mayor Francis Zamora said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 10th, 2021

‘Duterte, pols should be first to receive Chinese vaccine’

The country’s leaders and politicians, including President Duterte, should be the first to get Chinese-developed COVID-19 vaccine shots administered in public to set an example to those in doubt of their efficacy and worried about side effects, according to a member of the OCTA research group......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 5th, 2021

Quezon City in talks with other drug firms for vaccine

The Quezon City government is in talks with other pharmaceutical companies for the purchase of additional COVID-19 vaccines, Mayor Joy Belmonte said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 4th, 2021

Alert on smuggled fake vaccine up; EU assures PH of vax supply

Senator Risa Hontiveros on Wednesday urged the Bureau of Customs (BoC) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) to ensure that no smuggled or fake COVID-19 vaccines enter the country, amid reports of Chinese authorities confiscating over 3,000 doses of fake vaccines......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 3rd, 2021

IATF assures vaccines for 2.1M QC residents

The Quezon City government will get COVID-19 vaccines for 2.1 million residents. “We have come here today to assure you kung ano po ang kulang at kinakailangan pa na vaccine to inoculate the 70 percent of your population, ay national government na po ang bahala dyan. We commit to inoculate the around 2.1 million residents […] The post IATF assures vaccines for 2.1M QC residents appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJan 29th, 2021

Filipino’s access to more vaccines

Last Wednesday, I was interviewed on ANC’s Headstart with Karen Davila where I provided an update of our talks with other vaccine manufacturers, along with my suggestion to Secretary Galvez to make the vaccine roll-out open to executives and even to our high-ranking government officials......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 28th, 2021

Vaccine plan for Cebu City nearing completion

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is now preparing for the arrival of the national government allotment of COVID-19 vaccines for the city. The city is finalizing the vaccine plan and is currently in talks with a storage facility on the island where the vaccines may be stored prior to distribution. Cebu City […] The post Vaccine plan for Cebu City nearing completion appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 27th, 2021

Most QC residents willing to be vaccinated vs COVID-19, LGU says

“Many of those who refused to be injected are worried about the efficacy and safety of the vaccine while others have health issues such as allergies,” said Alimurung......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 27th, 2021

China vaccine can’t be most expensive option

From cars to electronics, from consumer items to construction materials, everything from China is cheaper, much cheaper. It is not the world’s factory for nothing. In fact, practically everything around us is shipped out of a Chinese port. So why is the China vaccine supposedly the most expensive in our shopping list? While the Pfizer […] The post China vaccine can’t be most expensive option appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 27th, 2021