Naniniwala si dating Senator Sergio Osmeña III na pare-pareho lamang na epektibo ang mga bakuna para sa Covid-19 kahit ano pang brand nito. Para sa kanya, mas maganda na kumuha na ng supply ang pamahalaaan sa lahat ng manufacturer upang madaling makumpleto ang alokasyon para sa pagbabakuna ng 70% ng populasyon ng bansa.
The EU has struck a deal to double its supply of the BioNTech/Pfizer coronavirus vaccine to 600 million doses, European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen said on Friday.
The European Union will keep the details of its contracts with Covid-19 vaccine makers secret while negotiating with them, the bloc’s commissioner for health said Thursday.
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.
Sen. Panfilo Lacson on Tuesday egged the Health Department and Food and Drug Administration to speed up the rollout of COVID vaccines, as they are putting the national government in an embarrassing situation.
Senator Kiko Pangilinan on Tuesday said the scheduled Senate inquiry on the government’s game plan to control Covid-19, including the vaccine rollout, is meant to help save Filipino lives and livelihood.
Malacañang is optimistic that a vaccine for coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) will become available in the Philippines by the first quarter of 2021, hoping that it will be a “year of healing”.
Phase 3 trials of a Sinopharm coronavirus vaccine found it was 79 percent effective, the Chinese pharma giant said Wednesday, lower than rival jabs developed by Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna but a potential breakthrough in the battle to stem the pandemic in Asia.
US President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday vowed a relentless effort to fight Covid-19 the moment he takes office, as he warned that Donald Trump’s vaccination drive was falling dangerously short.
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.
Canada, which has placed orders and options on more than 400 million doses of coronavirus vaccine, will share any excess doses with other countries once its population is inoculated, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday.
Health Secretary Francisco Duque III on Friday said there is no favoritism in the government’s decisions to determine what candidate vaccine would be approved first.
With the New Year upon us, now is the time to reflect on some of the highlights and challenges the country has faced through the end of 2020.
The Philippine government’s orders for COVID-19 vaccine may not be due for arrival in early 2021, but flamboyant politiko (FP) found a way to have himself immunized against the dreaded disease.
Sen. Panfilo Lacson on Wednesday pushed for the immediate firing and replacement of the official who botched a deal for 10 million doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine.
The head of the UN children’s agency, UNICEF, called Tuesday for teachers to be among those given priority access to the Covid-19 vaccines.
The Brazilian health regulator Anvisa on Monday accused China of using criteria that “are not transparent” to win emergency approval of its coronavirus vaccine CoronaVac, which is in the final phase of trials in Brazil.
Sen. Panfilo Lacson is confident the government will be enough funds to acquire COVID-19 vaccine once it becomes available.
Nurses cheered on Tuesday as a 90-year-old grandmother in Britain became the first person in the Western world to receive an approved vaccine against Covid-19, at the start of a marathon campaign health officials hope heralds a fight-back against the pandemic.
The World Health Organization chief said Friday that he, like several former US presidents, would be happy to have a coronavirus vaccine to help promote public confidence.
Malacañang welcomed United Kingdom’s (UK) move to authorize the use of BioNTech/Pfizer vaccine against coronavirus disease (Covid-19)
Malacañang welcomed the United Kingdom’s (UK) move to authorize the use of BioNTech/Pfizer vaccine against coronavirus disease (Covid-19).
Britain on Wednesday became the first western country to approve a Covid-19 vaccine for general use, while Italy and Japan promised free inoculations for all even as the global death toll ticked towards 1.5 million.