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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......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarApr 8th, 2021

Metro Manila to get 500K more doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 jabs

A quarter or 501,600 of the more than two million AstraZeneca vaccine doses that arrived in the country over the weekend will be distributed in Metro Manila, Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said in a briefing......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 10th, 2021

EU invites concrete US plan on lifting vaccine patents

Europe on Saturday passed the ball back to Washington in a debate over COVID vaccine patents, pushing the US for a concrete proposal and a commitment to export much-needed jabs......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 8th, 2021

Duterte ‘sorry,’ returns Sinopharm jabs to China

MANILA, Philippines — In a rare response to public criticism, President Rodrigo Duterte admitted it was wrong to get himself inoculated with the Sinopharm vaccine and ordered the return of the remainder of the 1,000 doses donated by China. The President, however, will still get his second shot of the vaccine as one dose will […] The post Duterte ‘sorry,’ returns Sinopharm jabs to China appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021

More vaccines to arrive this month – Galvez

More COVID-19 shots from the World Health Organization-led COVAX Facility may arrive this month, including the first batch of jabs developed by American drug maker Pfizer, National Task Force against COVID-19 chief implementer and vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr. said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Duterte set to receive 2nd dose of Sinopharm’s jab — Palace

President Rodrigo Duterte will receive his second dose of Sinopharm’s anti-coronavirus vaccine even as he wanted the jabs pulled out of the country pending its approval for emergency use, Malacañang said Thursday. The second dose for the Philippine leader will not be included among those that will be returned to China, said presidential spokesperson Secretary […] The post Duterte set to receive 2nd dose of Sinopharm’s jab — Palace appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Duterte set to receive 2nd dose of Sinopharm’s jab — Palace

President Rodrigo Duterte will receive his second dose of Sinopharm’s anti-coronavirus vaccine even as he wanted the jabs pulled out of the country pending its approval for emergency use, Malacañang said Thursday. The second dose for the Philippine leader will not be included among those that will be returned to China, said presidential spokesperson Secretary […] The post Duterte set to receive 2nd dose of Sinopharm’s jab — Palace appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

First Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine doses on the way to Philippines — envoy

In a Facebook post, Philippine Ambassador to Russia Carlos Sorreta said the jabs will arrive in Manila by Saturday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 30th, 2021

Philippines to get another 1.5M Sinovac jabs on May 7 — Palace

Over a million more doses of the CoronaVac, the vaccine developed by Chinese drugmaker Sinovac Biotech, are expected to arrive in the Philippines next week, Malacañang said Thursday. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 29th, 2021

Global vaccine push to save 50 million lives by 2030: WHO

The WHO and partners called Monday for action to boost vaccination against measles and other diseases worldwide after the pandemic severely disrupted access to routine jabs......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 27th, 2021

Teachers, school personnel who are seniors, with comorbidities may already get vaccine jabs — DepEd

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Education (DepEd) on Thursday urged teachers and other school personnel who belong to higher priority groups to already get vaccinated in their respective local government units (LGUs). “We would like to encourage all of our personnel to coordinate with their local government units so they can be vaccinated against […] The post Teachers, school personnel who are seniors, with comorbidities may already get vaccine jabs — DepEd appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 22nd, 2021

Vaccine czar Panlilio: Olympians, SEAG athletes to receive COVID-19 jabs soon

The efforts to bring the COVID jab to national athletes competing this year comes despite the lack of requirement from both the Olympics, and the SEA Games for athletes to be vaccinated in order to participate in the Games......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 17th, 2021

Duterte vows gov’t assistance to potential local vax manufacturers

President Rodrigo Duterte vowed that potential local vaccine manufacturers will receive full government support. In a briefing Thursday night, Duterte urged officials to extend all necessary assistance to fast-track local production of jabs as the country is currently dependent on imported vaccines. Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez said that concerned government agencies have been in talks […] The post Duterte vows gov’t assistance to potential local vax manufacturers appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsApr 15th, 2021

Vaccine tourists welcome as Serbians say no thanks to jabs

While most of the world struggles to secure enough COVID-19 vaccines, Serbia faces a different battle -- how to persuade its citizens to get the life-saving shot......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 4th, 2021

BioNTech-Pfizer: Covid vaccine 100% effective on 12-15 year olds

BioNTech-Pfizer said Wednesday their vaccine showed 100 percent efficacy against the coronavirus in 12 to 15 year olds, as they eye approval for adolescents to get the jabs before the next school year. Phase 3 trials carried out on 2,260 adolescents in the United States “demonstrated 100 percent efficacy and robust antibody responses”, the companies […] The post BioNTech-Pfizer: Covid vaccine 100% effective on 12-15 year olds appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMar 31st, 2021

WHO experts say Chinese jabs show ‘safety’, but data lacking

WHO vaccine experts said Wednesday that an interim analysis of clinical trial data from two Chinese Covid-19 vaccines showed they demonstrated “safety and good efficacy”, but that more data was needed. The Chinese firms Sinovac and Sinopharm, whose Covid jabs are already being used in several countries, have submitted data in applications for the World […] The post WHO experts say Chinese jabs show ‘safety’, but data lacking appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMar 31st, 2021

French Covid jabs will catch up with Britain ‘in a few weeks’: Macron

France will have caught up with Britain on the number of people vaccinated against Covid-19 “in a few weeks”, President Emmanuel Macron said in an interview Sunday amid a row with Britain over vaccine access. France’s inoculation drive has been criticized as slow, with 11.45 percent of French people having received one or more jabs, […] The post French Covid jabs will catch up with Britain ‘in a few weeks’: Macron appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMar 28th, 2021

NCR Plus , Cebu, Davao to get most of 400,000 Sinovac COVID-19 jabs

Medical frontliners in Metro Manila, Cavite, Laguna, Rizal, Bulacan, Cebu City and Davao City will benefit from the additional 400,000 doses of CoronaVac, the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Chinese drugmaker Sinovac Biotech......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 26th, 2021

Palace to mayors: Don’t skip vaccine line or we lose 44M doses of COVID-19 jabs

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang on Thursday cautioned local chief executives not to skip the line in the government’s COVID-19 vaccination program because such a breach of the priority ranking might result in the Philippines losing 44 million doses of the precious jabs. “It is wrong [to jump the line.] Mga mayor, tama na ‘yan. Kapag […] The post Palace to mayors: Don’t skip vaccine line or we lose 44M doses of COVID-19 jabs appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 25th, 2021

DoH to gov’t officials: Don’t jump line in Covid-19 vaccination program

The Department of Health (DOH) on Wednesday appealed anew to government officials to refrain from skipping the vaccine priority list, saying it could jeopardize the country’s supply of anti-coronavirus jabs from a World Health Organization (WHO)-led mechanism. In a news conference, Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said Filipinos should adhere to the prioritization framework crafted […] The post DoH to gov’t officials: Don’t jump line in Covid-19 vaccination program appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMar 24th, 2021

Go demands full disclosure of officials who took ‘shortcuts’ to virus jabs

Amid reports that some individuals outside the vaccine priority list are receiving jabs, Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go on Wednesday urged the country’s pandemic task force to provide a full disclosure on the current status of the government’s inoculation program. During his privilege speech, Go called on to the National Task Force (NTF) Against Covid-19 […] The post Go demands full disclosure of officials who took ‘shortcuts’ to virus jabs appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMar 24th, 2021