MANILA – Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr., National Task Force Against Covid-19 Chief Implementer and vaccine czar, on Friday assured the country will not compromise its claim to the West Philippine Sea (WPS), while it exerts all efforts for the acquisition of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines with other countries, including China.
Stressing the critical nature of the situation, Sen. Panfilo Lacson on Friday pushed for simplified procedures for the entry of donated COVID-19 vaccines, especially those with Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) from countries or territories with stringent regulatory agencies.
Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III isn’t interested in taking up President Rodrigo Duterte’s offer to buy Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccines for senators.
MANILA – The government will disclose the coronavirus vaccines’ price list to the public once negotiations are done, National Task Force Against Covid-19 deputy chief implementer Sec. Vince Dizon said on Monday.
Nagsumite na ng panukalang batas si Cagayan de Oro Rep. Rufus Rodriguez na magbibigay ng pahintulot sa pribadong sektor na bumili ng sarili nitong bakuna. Aniya, hindi sapat ang budget ng pamahalaan para mabakunahan ang mas maraming Pilipino.
Senator Imee Marcos on Friday urged the government to give weight to Covid-19 vaccines that included more Asian participants in their clinical trials to ensure that they would be safe to administer to Filipinos.
MANILA – Vaccines manufactured by pharmaceutical giants Pfizer and Sinovac are expected to arrive in the country by February 20, National Policy Against Covid-19 chief implementer and vaccine czar, Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. said on Wednesday night.
President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday defended coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccines from China.
“Naglaan kami ng P1 billion para tiyakincna walang gagastusin ang bawat Makatizen,” says Makati Mayor Abby Binay.
Coronavirus vaccine candidates undergo strict screening to ensure that they are safe, effective, and affordable, National Policy Against Covid-19 chief implementer and vaccine czar Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. assured on Wednesday.
“We have a spare fund if we will need more,” reveals Dagupan Mayor Brian Lim.
MANILA – Malacañang on Monday welcomed efforts of some local government units (LGUs) to secure doses of a coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccine, saying it would mean more vaccines for the entire country.
An official of the Lower House on Sunday urged authorities to prepare for possible proliferation of counterfeit COVID-19 shots amid the limited supply of genuine vaccines.
Taguig-Pateros Rep. Alan Peter Cayetano still appears to be licking his wounds close to three months after losing the speakership to Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Jay Velasco.
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Wednesday (December 30) said the COVID-19 vaccines administered to members of the Presidential Security Group (PSG) were smuggled.
MANILA – Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) spokesperson, Marine Maj. Gen. Edgard Arevalo, expressed hope that the government’s regulatory agencies would fast-track the Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for vaccines against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).
MANILA – Malacañang said Tuesday the Covid-19 vaccines given to members of the Presidential Security Group (PSG) were inoculated to them as a “token”, assuring that no public funds were shelled out.
MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte is not “blackmailing” the United States, the Philippines’ longtime ally, in a bid to secure US-made vaccines for the country but is just exercising independent foreign policy, Malacañang said on Monday.
The House of Representatives’ budget for 2021 has increased by P1 billion as Speaker Lord Allan Jay Velasco continues to appoint his allies as Deputy Speakers.
Several soldiers have already been injected with the COVID-19 vaccine manufactured by China’s state-owned pharmaceutical company, Sinopharm, President Rodrigo Duterte claimed Saturday (December 26).
More than a million Americans have received the first dose of their Covid-19 vaccines, a milestone in the biggest immunization drive in US history that came even as officials admitted the pace of rollout was slipping behind schedule.
Politikos and the public are not the only ones dismayed with Health Secretary Francisco Duque III’s performance.
President Rodrigo Duterte continues to trust Health Secretary Francisco Duque III despite allegations that he “dropped the ball” in the government’s efforts to procure Pfizer Covid-19 vaccines, according to Malacañang.
Two more American pharmaceutical firms are ready to supply the Philippines with up to 25 million COVID-19 vaccines, the country’s top envoy to the United States said Friday (December 18).