Could someone have fed the Department of Health the obscenely high price for COVID vaccines from China-based Sinovac?
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.
Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. has vouched for the efficacy of coronavirus vaccines purchased by the government.
Comedian Joey de Leon has commended the health official for giving the best explanation about the coronavirus vaccines.
After missing out at least twice on getting COVID vaccines early, the government should finally act with a sense of urgency, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Monday.
Did China-based Sinopharm propose a joint venture to produce potentially cheaper COVID vaccines in the Philippines, only for Philippine authorities to drop the ball again?
While they may be uncoordinated, the local government units are way ahead of the national government in procuring COVID vaccines, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Thursday.
Pope Francis in his Christmas message on Friday called for “vaccines for all, especially the most vulnerable and most in need in all regions of the planet” for the coronavirus, which he said had exacerbated existing global crises.
The Vatican on Monday urged Catholics to get vaccinated against coronavirus and said it was “morally acceptable” to take vaccines that use cell lines from aborted foetuses.
Early procurement of COVID vaccines amid renewed government efforts to procure them from the United States, and no more incompetence that threatens to derail it.
Senator Risa Hontiveros said safety should be the “first and only priority” of the government in its plans to acquire coronavirus vaccines from foreign suppliers.
Not only is he lacking in competence, he is also lacking in a sense of urgency.
How many lives could have been saved if Health Secretary Francisco Duque III did not drop the ball in the government’s efforts to procure COVID vaccines from Pfizer?
Poorer countries risk being overlooked during the roll-out of coronavirus vaccines, a top official with the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) warned.
The government is “open” to sourcing coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccines from other countries, Malacañang said Thursday.
This early, Sen. Panfilo Lacson is eyeing institutional amendments to augment the budgets for COVID vaccines, as well as research and development and a national broadband program for government agencies.
The government may run into problems in procuring vaccines and implementing response programs to the COVID-19 threat if the P4.5-trillion budget for 2021 is not passed before yearend, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Sunday.
Richard Hatchett, the head of the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), is worried.
The Pentagon on Thursday announced a $342 million contract has been awarded to British pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline to deliver “mass quantities of COVID-19 vaccines” to US troops.