SMC officially starts P1-billion nationwide vaccination program for employees, opens pilot site at LSGH in Mandaluyong
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SMC officially starts P1-billion nationwide vaccination program for employees, opens pilot site at LSGH in Mandaluyong

    San Miguel Corporation (SMC) launched its first vaccination site at the La Salle Green Hills (LSGH) in Mandaluyong to officially start its 1-billion COVID-19 vaccine rollout for its 70,000 employees, extended workforce and their families. Present during the event are SMC president Ramon S. Ang, Senator Joel Villanueva, National Task Force (NTF) Against Covid-19 … Continue reading

covid 19 / Philippines

Spanish study finds mixing Pfizer, AstraZeneca jabs effective

  OVIEDO, Spain (Anadolu /PNA)– Vaccinating coronavirus patients who have received the AstraZeneca jab with the Pfizer vaccine is safe and effective, according to preliminary results from a Spanish study published Tuesday. The small clinical trial led by Spain’s Carlos III Health Institute found that mixing the vaccines could provide greater protection against the virus. The … Continue reading

Dr.Hinshaw confirms Alberta’s first death from VITT following vaccination from the AstraZeneca vaccine
Alberta / covid 19

Dr.Hinshaw confirms Alberta’s first death from VITT following vaccination from the AstraZeneca vaccine

Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Health tweeted last night: I am sad to report tonight that we have confirmed Alberta’s first death from VITT following vaccination from the AstraZeneca #COVID19AB vaccine.My sincere condolences go out to those grieving this loss.  https://t.co/rCQTQYjJnP (1/3) My apologies for sharing this sad news so late, but we’d promised to … Continue reading

covid 19 / Ontario News

Ontario Confirms First Case of Rare AstraZeneca-linked Blood Clotting

Statement Ontario Confirms First Case of Rare AstraZeneca-linked Blood Clotting TORONTO — Today, Dr. David Williams, Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, issued the following statement on the province’s first confirmed case of vaccine-induced immune thrombotic thrombocytopenia (VITT) in a patient after receiving the AstraZeneca/COVISHIELD vaccine:“We have confirmed the first case of the rare blood … Continue reading

AstraZeneca vaccine eligibility drops to age 40
Alberta / covid 19

AstraZeneca vaccine eligibility drops to age 40

News ReleaseAstraZeneca vaccine eligibility drops to age 40 Starting April 20, Albertans aged 40 or over will be able to receive the AstraZeneca vaccine. Participating pharmacies and Alberta Health Services will begin booking appointments for AstraZeneca vaccinations for Albertans born in 1981 or earlier. Walk-in vaccinations will be available at the walk-in clinics in Edmonton … Continue reading

AstraZeneca-linked blood clot confirmed in Alberta: Dr. Hinshaw
Alberta / covid 19

AstraZeneca-linked blood clot confirmed in Alberta: Dr. Hinshaw

News ReleaseAstraZeneca-linked blood clot confirmed in Alberta: Dr. Hinshaw Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Deena Hinshaw issued the following statement on a confirmed case of vaccine-induced immune thrombotic thrombocytopenia (VITT) in a patient after receiving the AstraZeneca vaccine: “We have confirmed a case of the rare blood clot disorder known as VITT in Alberta. … Continue reading

1,646 new cases in last 24 hours; AstraZeneca  available to everyone aged 55 to 64
Alberta / covid 19

1,646 new cases in last 24 hours; AstraZeneca available to everyone aged 55 to 64

News ReleaseUpdate 213: COVID-19 pandemic in Alberta (April 15, 5 p.m.) AstraZeneca is available to everyone aged 55 to 64, including on a walk-in basis in Calgary and Edmonton. Continue following all public health guidelines to stop the spread of COVID-19 and protect the health-care system. Latest updates Over the last 24 hours, 1,646 new … Continue reading

Alberta temporarily pausing AstraZeneca use in Albertans aged 55 and younger;  545 new cases identified in last 24 hours
Alberta / covid 19

Alberta temporarily pausing AstraZeneca use in Albertans aged 55 and younger;  545 new cases identified in last 24 hours

News Release Update 208: COVID-19 pandemic in Alberta (March 29, 4:45 p.m.) As Phase 2B of the vaccine program begins, Alberta is temporarily pausing AstraZeneca use in Albertans aged 55 and younger. Continue to follow all public health guidelines in place to protect each other and the health-care system. Latest updates Over the last 24 … Continue reading