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Reluctant to vaccinate against low COVID in the US

Fewer Americans are reluctant to receive a COVID-19 vaccine than a few months ago, but doubts about the side effects and how the injection test.....»»

Category: newsSource: thedailyguardian thedailyguardianMay 11th, 2021

LCCs in AsPac may recover faster than full-service carriers

Low-cost carriers in Asia-Pacific, such as Cebu Pacific and AirAsia Philippines, are seen recovering faster from the COVID-19 crisis compared to their full service counterparts......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 27th, 2021

DOH-Bicol reminds LGUs to follow vax rollout guidelines

By Connie Calipay LEGAZPI CITY – The Department of Health-Center for Health Development (DOH-CHD) in Bicol is urging local government units (LGUs) to follow the prioritization guidelines and procedures set by the national government for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccination rollout, as it noted a low percentage of vaccinees under the A2 and A3 groups. […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  bicolperyodikoRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2021

American university wins right to vaccinate its students

A federal judge on Monday validated a university’s decision to impose vaccinations against COVID-19 on its students and staff, a contentious issue at a time.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJul 20th, 2021

Lapu-Lapu notes low turnout of senior citizens in vaccination rollout

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City government has recorded a low turnout for senior citizens who were inoculated with the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine. Lawyer James Sayson, deputy for the Local Vaccination Centers, said that out of 18,000 senior citizens who registered in their vaccination rollout, only 32 percent have received the first […] The post Lapu-Lapu notes low turnout of senior citizens in vaccination rollout appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJul 18th, 2021

Vaccine politics

In the race to vaccinate against COVID-19, glaring disparities are emerging among localities......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 11th, 2021

At least 400 CCPO personnel to receive COVID-19 vaccines soon

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) expects to vaccinate at least 400 personnel soon as the Department of Health in Central Visayas has approved their request for COVID-19 vaccines. This after 26 police officers of CCPO received their first dose of Sinovac vaccine on Monday, July 5 in DOH-7. From the […] The post At least 400 CCPO personnel to receive COVID-19 vaccines soon appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 6th, 2021

Duterte rejects limited face-to-face classes anew due to Delta COVID-19 variant

 resident Rodrigo Duterte again thumbed down the Department of Education's proposal to hold pilot face-to-face classes, citing the presence of the more contagious COVID-19 Delta variant and the need to vaccinate a majority of the population.  .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2021

LGUs wait for COVID doses to vaccinate workers

LGUs wait for COVID doses to vaccinate workers.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

Vaccination promises

In January, Israel and Denmark promised to vaccinate their athletes against COVID-19 before sending them to the Tokyo Olympics......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 4th, 2021

DOH aims for population protection on way to herd immunity vs COVID-19

The original goal of the government is to vaccinate up to 70 million people to achieve herd immunity, or the indirect protection from an infectious disease like COVID-19 that happens when a population is immune......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 27th, 2021

Experts urge vaccination for 50% population in NCR, 6 more high risk areas

OCTA Research proposed that government vaccinate half of the population in Metro Manila and in six other areas deemed as high risk to meet herd containment for COVID-19......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 24th, 2021

Mandaue City to vaccinate persons with comorbidities next week

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Government will be vaccinating the city’s persons with comorbidities against COVID-19 next week. Subangdaku Barangay Captain Ernie Manatad, chairman of the city’s COVID-19 vaccine board, said today, May 21, that they would start to vaccinate adults with comorbidities against COVID-19 because of the low turnout of the senior […] The post Mandaue City to vaccinate persons with comorbidities next week appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 21st, 2021

Senator urges government to further accelerate vaccination

To ensure the efficient rollout of COVID-19 vaccines, Sen. Bong Go reiterated his appeal for agencies to fast-track its distribution in the country as the government prepares to vaccinate a wider population......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 15th, 2021

General population vaccination may start in September

The Philippines is eyeing to vaccinate the general population by the third quarter of this year, with an inoculation rate of about 500,000 people per day, the National Task Force Against COVID-19 said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 29th, 2021

Region 7 still needs to vaccinate close to 100k HCWs

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Central Visayas still needs to vaccinate at least 98,000 healthcare workers (HCWs), nearly two months since it started its COVID-19 vaccine rollout. Based on the recent report made by the Visayas COVID-19 Vaccination Operations Center (VVOC), the region, as of April 28, still needs to administer COVID-19 vaccines to 98,698 medical […] The post Region 7 still needs to vaccinate close to 100k HCWs appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 29th, 2021

7M bakunadong Pinoy sa NCR kailangan upang makabangon ang ekonomiya – OCTA

MANILA, Philippines – Kinakailangang mabakunahan kontra coronavirus disease (COVID-19) ang pitong milyong residente sa Metro Manila upang maibangon ang ekonomiya ng bansa ayon sa OCTA Research group. “Nasa seven million people sa NCR na kailangan ma-vaccinate…Hopefully by the third quarter. Kapag nagawa na natin ‘yon mas mabilis ang economic recovery. ‘Di pa naman old normal […] The post 7M bakunadong Pinoy sa NCR kailangan upang makabangon ang ekonomiya – OCTA appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsApr 22nd, 2021

‘Only 35 million Pinoys need vaccination for herd immunity’

The country may only need to vaccinate 35 million Filipinos and not 70 million as generally held by experts to achieve herd immunity from COVID-19, the OCTA Research Group said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 9th, 2021

50K more HCWs in CV to be vaccinated

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Central Visayas still needs to vaccinate more than 50,000 healthcare workers as the number qualified to receive free COVID-19 vaccines increased. The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) on Tuesday, March 24, posted an accomplishment rate of 42 percent in its COVID-19 immunization coverage among medical health workers as of […] The post 50K more HCWs in CV to be vaccinated appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 25th, 2021

World Bank rolls out vaccine funds for impoverished Asian nations

The World Bank on Thursday announced financing for Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Nepal to vaccinate their populations against Covid-19. Afghanistan will receive $113 million — including $60 million from the International Development Association (IDA), part of the Washington-based development lender that helps the world’s poorest nations — to “deploy safe and effective Covid-19 vaccines,” it said. […] The post World Bank rolls out vaccine funds for impoverished Asian nations appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMar 19th, 2021

Palace: Government pandemic management excellent

While COVID-19 infections and deaths continue to rise, Malacañang yesterday claimed that the government did an “excellent” job in containing the pandemic and expressed optimism that it can meet its goal to vaccinate at least 50 million people this year......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 9th, 2021