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Rama volunteers to be inoculated with Covid vaccine

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael Rama has volunteered to be inoculated with the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine should it arrive in the city. Rama said in a statement that he understands the apprehensions of the public regarding the vaccines and that he is willing to lead by example. “Our government […] The post Rama volunteers to be inoculated with Covid vaccine appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerJan 12th, 2021

Inoculated health workers contract COVID-19

Thirty-one hospital workers in Ilagan, Isabela and five others including a doctor in Piat, Cagayan, who received their first dose of the COVID vaccine last month, tested positive for virus......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 11th, 2021

508,332 inoculated against COVID-19 – DOH

Over half a million Filipinos have already been inoculated against COVID-19 since the start of the vaccine rollout more than three weeks ago, the Department of Health said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 24th, 2021

FDA: 0.06% of 240,000 COVID-19 vaccine recipients experienced serious side effects

Out of the 240,297 who have been inoculated as of March 16, 7,469 or 3.11% experienced adverse events after immunization (AEFI)......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 18th, 2021

6,000 CAR health workers receive COVID-19 jab

Almost 6,000 healthcare workers in the Cordilleras have been inoculated with anti-COVID vaccine......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 14th, 2021

FACES OF CEBU: Johannah Paula Vidal, nurse

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At first, she was hesitant about receiving the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine. But on March 10, 2021, nurse Johannah Paula Vidal said she was glad she made the right choice to get herself inoculated. “I am happy I got the vaccine,” Johannah said after healthcare workers under University of Cebu […] The post FACES OF CEBU: Johannah Paula Vidal, nurse appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 14th, 2021

DOH: Only 21 out of 114,000 COVID-19 vaccine recipients had serious side effects

Out of the 114,615 people who have been inoculated as of March 10, 978 or only 0.85% experienced suspected adverse events after immunization (AEFI), Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 12th, 2021

AFP vaccine delivery in full swing; nearly 15,000 frontliners inoculated

Armed Forces chief Lt. Gen. Cirilito Sobejana again called on military frontliners to have themselves vaccinated against COVID-19, as the force’s delivery of vaccines went into full swing. “The full cooperation of our members, especially our frontline personnel is needed if we are to make significant milestones in our fight against COVID-19,” Sobejana said in […] The post AFP vaccine delivery in full swing; nearly 15,000 frontliners inoculated appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMar 12th, 2021

Duterte chides Leni for sending wrong message

President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday night said he could have been inoculated with the COVID-19 vaccine, but Vice President Leni Robredo’s wrong message pushed him to pull out from the vaccination program last week......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 9th, 2021

5 Bacolod doctors, nurse make vaccine history

BACOLOD CITY, March 8 (PIA) -- A strong manifestation on the safety of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines was displayed when five medical doctors and a nurse had themselves inoculated.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMar 8th, 2021

Marikina: Only 8.8 % of health workers vaccinated

At least 430 or only 8.8 percent of the 4,890 medical frontliners in Marikina City have been inoculated with COVID-19 vaccines almost a week after the national government’s vaccine rollout, Mayor Marcelino Teodoro said on Friday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

‘Jabs pecking order a moral obligation’

Government officials have a “moral obligation” to refrain from receiving coronavirus vaccines ahead of medical frontliners, vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr., said Saturday. In a statement, Galvez urged officials to respect the vaccine priority list amid reports that non-health workers were recently inoculated with Covid-19 shots intended for frontliners. “We remind our countrymen, especially our […] The post ‘Jabs pecking order a moral obligation’ appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

COVID survivor Abalos gets Sinovac jab

BY ELLSON A. QUISMORIO Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Benhur Abalos, who has recently recovered from COVID-19, was vaccinated on Monday against the dreaded disease. Abalos was inoculated with CoronaVac from China-based drug maker Sinovac Biotech at the Philippine General Hospital (PGH) along with PGH director Dr. Gerardo Legaspi, vaccine czar Carlito Galvez, Jr., […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsMar 1st, 2021

PGH director is PH’s first Covid-19 vaccine recipient

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines has given its first Covid-19 vaccine to Philippine General Hospital (PGH) Director Dr. Gerardo “Gap” Legaspi. Legaspi received the vaccine developed by China’s Sinovac Biotech on Monday at the PGH. PGH nurse Chareluck Santos administered the vaccine to Legaspi. Other government officials who were also inoculated with Sinovac’s vaccine, CoronaVac, […] The post PGH director is PH’s first Covid-19 vaccine recipient appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 1st, 2021

Duque, Galvez first in line to & lsquo;boost public confidence& rsquo;

Health Secretary Francisco Duque III and vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr. will get inoculated against COVID-19 Monday with the vaccine developed by China's Sinovac Biotech to boost public confidence in the government's immunization program, Senator Christopher Go said Sunday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 28th, 2021

Local Roundup: & bull; Survey: 1 out of 5 adults wants jab & bull; Express lane for vaccine imports

Only 19 percent of adult Filipinos, or only one out of five adults in the country, are willing to be inoculated against COVID-19, a recent survey by OCTA Research Team showed......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 26th, 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

Vaccinated PSG personnel showed no side effects – AFP chief

Members of the Presidential Security Group previously inoculated with the COVID-19 vaccine have not shown adverse side effects, Armed Forces of the Philippines chief Lt. Gen. Cirilito Sobejana said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 18th, 2021

If there’s public clamor, Duterte to get publicly inoculated

If there’s a public clamor for it, President Duterte is now willing to be inoculated in public against COVID to overcome Filipinos’ vaccine hesitancy, his spokesman said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2021

Rama: I don’t need to be vaccine czar, trust enough for me

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael Rama said he does not need to become the vaccine czar in order to work with the Vaccine Board in preparing for the roll-out of the COVID-19 vaccines in the city. In a phone interview, Rama told CDN Digital that he is grateful for the trust […] The post Rama: I don’t need to be vaccine czar, trust enough for me appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 9th, 2021

LIST: Target trial sites in PH for Janssen, Clover, Sinovac vaccines

MANILA, Philippines — Three Covid-19 vaccines have been cleared so far by regulators to be tested in the Philippines through Phase 3 clinical trials— the vaccines developed by Belgium-based Janssen Pharmaceuticals and Chinese firms Clover Biopharmaceuticals and Sinovac Biotech. Under Phase 3 clinical trials, thousands of patients have to be inoculated with the candidate vaccine to test its efficacy […] The post LIST: Target trial sites in PH for Janssen, Clover, Sinovac vaccines appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021