Joe Biden’s goal of seeing 100 million doses of coronavirus vaccine injected within his first 100 days in office is “absolutely” achievable, top US scientist Anthony Fauci said Sunday, days before he is to become the new president’s chief advisor on Covid-19.
Malacañang on Monday denied that the agreement with China’s Sinovac Biotech Ltd. for 25 million doses of coronavirus vaccine is not yet a done deal.
President Rodrigo Duterte said he will be among the last to get the coronavirus vaccine.
Pope Francis, 84, was given the coronavirus vaccine on Wednesday, according to media reports.
Russia announced Monday that 1.5 million people around the world had received its Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine as part of an initiative Kremlin critics have described as a geopolitical push.
Filipinos will not be forced to take a coronavirus vaccine when one becomes available in the Philippines, according to Malacañang.
Former Senator Antonio Trillanes IV laid down the unfortunate scenario after the government supposedly failed to secure the country’s early supply for the vaccines.
With recent breakthroughs in vaccine development, Senator Sonny Angara is hoping the coronavirus pandemic will end soon.
Russia said Tuesday its Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine was 95 percent effective and would be cheaper and easier to store than some alternatives, as the global race heats up to develop a jab.
Donald Trump said Friday that “time will tell” if he remains president, in a momentary slip of his unprecedented refusal to concede his election defeat and help Democrat Joe Biden prepare to take power.
Russia’s Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine is 92 percent effective according to initial test results, its developers said on Wednesday, as Moscow races against its competitors in the West.
The Philippines is supposedly fortunate to have President Duterte leading the nation during the unprecedented coronavirus pandemic.
The United Nations said Monday it would stockpile one billion syringes around the world by the end of 2021, to be used for the delivery of any future coronavirus vaccine.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said Sunday his son will join trials of Sputnik V, the coronavirus vaccine which was met with caution when Russia announced it was the world’s first to be approved.
Saudi King Salman and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed Monday the possible joint production of a Russian coronavirus vaccine, the Kremlin said.
Russia said on Thursday it would start clinical trials of its controversial coronavirus vaccine next week, involving tens of thousands of people.
Malacañang believes the filing of a diplomatic protest against China over the illegal confiscation by the Chinese Coast Guard of fish aggregating devices of Filipino fishermen in Bajo de Masinloc won’t affect the East Asian nation’s commitment to prioritize Manila’s request for access to coronavirus vaccine.
With the race on to find a coronavirus vaccine, the biotech sector — from an investor’s point of view — appears to be the new gold rush, promising often giddy returns, but analysts warn that the exuberance could be exaggerated.
President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday expressed his gratitude to Russia’s Vladimir Putin and China’s Xi Jinping for offering to supply the Philippines with their coronavirus vaccine once available.
Vietnam’s health ministry is looking to buy a bulk order of Russia’s coronavirus vaccine, state media said on Friday, despite global scepticism over its effectiveness and safety.
President Rodrigo Duterte may be vaccinated with a Russian coronavirus vaccine by May 1, 2021, Malacañang said Thursday.
Indonesia on Tuesday launched human trials of a Chinese-made coronavirus vaccine with some 1,600 volunteers slated to take part in the six-month study.
Russia said Monday it aims to launch mass production of a coronavirus vaccine next month and turn out “several million” doses per month by next year.
Biazon said vaccinating the medical frontliners would boost their protection from the new coronavirus disease.