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Palace not worried about Pinoys opting out of Sinovac vaccine

  Malacañang is not concerned about the possibility of Filipinos opting out of the government’s vaccination program against COVID-19 due to the Chinese vaccine Sinovac, saying the people already know why the government made the decision to go with the brand. Presidential spokesman Harry Roque made the statement as the government steps up its information […].....»»

Category: newsSource: tempo tempoJan 16th, 2021

Half empty, half full

A Palace spokesman this week defended the emergency use authorization (EUA) issued to the COVID-19 vaccine made by China’s Sinovac, CoronaVac, saying it had met World Health Organization (WHO) standards......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 25th, 2021

Sinovac only choice for vax

The COVID-19 vaccine from China’s Sinovac will be the only option until the middle of the year, the Palace said Tuesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 13th, 2021

No choice for Pinoys

  BY ROBERT ROQUE JR.     Having to settle usually means shortchanging oneself. This should not be the case for Filipinos when it comes to our supply of the COVID-19 vaccine. However, it seems that we have no choice but to settle with the vaccines made by China’s Sinovac and Sinopharm, based on the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsDec 30th, 2020

Palace insists no favorites on vaccine purchase from drugmakers

Concerns had been raised that government is seemingly opting for the said vaccines — targeting 25 million doses — when it has yet to prove its efficacy and is actually the second most expensive among those being eyed for procurement......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 15th, 2020

SWS survey reflects Pinoys’ trust in PH’s vaccination program

MANILA – Malacañang has welcomed the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey showing that six out of 10 Filipinos are willing to get inoculated once the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccine becomes available. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque on Friday said the Palace is “pleased” with the results the SWS National Mobile Phone Survey conducted on […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  balitaRelated NewsNov 21st, 2020

PGH doctors want further assessment of Sinovac vaccine before being administered

Doctors from the Philippine General Hospital are calling for further assessment of the coronavirus vaccine manufactured by China’s Sinovac Biotech Ltd. before it is given to healthcare workers......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News5 min. ago

PGH health workers picket vs Sinovac vaccine

Saying they deserved “only the best,” health workers of the Philippine General Hospital yesterday staged a protest to demand free, safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News12 hr. 35 min. ago

Vaccine rollout hangs

The country’s first batch of COVID-19 vaccines from China’s Sinovac is expected to arrive Sunday, but their rollout will have to wait until the allocation of the 600,000 doses is firmed up, Malacañang said Thursday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021

National experts recommend use of Sinovac jab for health workers

In a briefing, Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said members of the NITAG and the department’s Technical Advisory Group have concluded that the Sinovac vaccine known as CoronaVac is safe and will be “beneficial” to medical frontliners......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021

Palace downplays delay in PH s vaccine delivery

Palace downplays delay in PH s vaccine delivery.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsFeb 25th, 2021

Sinovac doses seen to arrive in the Philippines on February 28

Doses of China's Sinovac will arrive in the Philippines on the last day of February, Malacañang said Thursday, making it the first COVID-19 vaccine to reach the country......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 25th, 2021

Rama willing to be inoculated with Sinovac

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael Rama said he is now willing to be vaccinated with the China-made vaccine Sinovac, which has now been granted an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Rama previously said in his statement of support to the country’s vaccination program that he […] The post Rama willing to be inoculated with Sinovac appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 24th, 2021

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

Why the Sinovac vaccine isn t for medical workers, senior citizens despite FDA approval

FDA not recommending Sinovac for health workers has raised concern over the jabs. So what's behind the reason for this?.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated 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

Senior Duterte not on vaccine priority list – Palace

President Duterte won’t be among the first to be vaccinated against COVID-19 because the China-made shots that are expected to arrive in the Philippines first are not recommended for senior citizens, Malacañang said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 23rd, 2021

China s Sinovac vaccine gets FDA nod

China s Sinovac vaccine gets FDA nod.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2021

Senior Duterte not in vaccine priority list – Palace

President Duterte won’t be among the first to be vaccinated against COVID-19 because the China-made shots that are expected to arrive in the Philippines first are not recommended for senior citizens, Malacañang said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2021

Palace: Duterte not in age range for Sinovac jabs

The shots should also be given to clinically healthy persons aged 18 to 59 years old, the FDA said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2021

Philippines OKs Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use

Sinovac had a lower efficacy rate of 50.4% among health care workers exposed to COVID-19 patients......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2021