covid 19 / Philippines

Manila administers over 5K doses of 2nd booster shot

By Marita Moaje  Quirino Grandstand, Manila drive-thru vaccination (PNA file photo) MANILA – Over 5,000 individuals have availed of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) second booster shots in the city of Manila since its rollout for immunocompromised individuals on April 26, and for the elderly and health care workers on Thursday. As of Friday, the Manila Public … Continue reading

Paxlovid makukuha sa mas maraming parmasya sa Alberta
Alberta / covid 19

Paxlovid makukuha sa mas maraming parmasya sa Alberta

News Release Paxlovid makukuha sa mas maraming parmasya sa Alberta Simula Abril 1, mas maraming parmasya ang makakapagbigay ng COVID-19 na antiviral na gamot sa mga kwalipikadong Albertan.Ang Paxlovid ay ang unang paggamot sa COVID-19 na inaprubahan ng Health Canada na maaaring inumin sa bahay. Humigit-kumulang 375 Albertans ang nakatanggap ng mga reseta mula noong … Continue reading

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1.2M kids aged 5-11, 9.7M minors vaccinated: DOH

By Ma. Teresa Montemayor  KIDS VACCINATION. Parents hold their crying 7-year-old son, Asher Jude Agbayani, while being inoculated with the reformulated Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine during the rollout of the jabs for children aged 5 to 11 years old at the Ugnayang La Salle Gymnasium in Dasmariñas City, Cavite on Tuesday (March 15, 2022). Some 381,433 … Continue reading

covid 19 / Philippines

DOH intensifies strategy vs Deltacron variant

By Lade Jean Kabagani  SAFE DISTANCE. Workers queue for Covid-19 vaccines at the Teleperformance Center Ayala in Makati City on March 8, 2022. The event preceded the fourth national vaccination days on March 10 to 12 and underscored the government’s drive to provide protection to front-liners and hasten the country’s economic recovery. (PNA photo by Jess M. … Continue reading

covid 19 / Philippines

Philippines ready to fight ‘Deltacron’ variant

By Lade Jean Kabagani  MANILA – The Philippines will always be ready for the emergence of any variant of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday warned that the recombinant virus of the Delta-Omicron variants may spread after it was identified in several regions in France. Viral genomes with a similar … Continue reading

Alberta Province takes steps to safely return to normal; Opposition says decision made without consulting municipalities
Alberta / covid 19

Alberta Province takes steps to safely return to normal; Opposition says decision made without consulting municipalities

News Release Alberta takes steps to safely return to normal Provincewide public health measures will be gradually lifted as the fifth wave of COVID-19 subsides and pressure on the health-care system eases. Alberta will begin a careful and prudent plan to phase out public health measures, starting Feb. 8. The three-step approach will begin with … Continue reading

covid 19 / Philippines

Only fully vaxxed travelers from visa-free countries can enter PH

By Ferdinand Patinio  (File photo) MANILA – The Bureau of Immigration (BI) on Tuesday clarified that only fully vaccinated foreign nationals coming from over 150 countries are allowed to enter the country without a visa starting February 10. In a statement, Immigration Commissioner Jaime Morente said foreigners whose country of nationality is not listed under Executive … Continue reading