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

Philippines

Over 38K add’l doses of AstraZeneca vax arrive in PH

By Lade Jean Kabagani   VACCINE ARRIVAL. Boxes containing vials of AstraZeneca vaccines are offloaded from KLM Asia that flew in from Amsterdam on Sunday night (March 7, 2021). The 38,400 doses are part of 525,600 secured through the COVAX Facility. (PNA photo by Robert Alfiler) MANILA – The Philippines received another 38,400 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines on Sunday … Continue reading

Alberta’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout set to expand
Alberta / covid 19

Alberta’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout set to expand

News ReleaseAlberta’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout set to expand Alberta’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout will soon offer 495,500 more Albertans the chance to be protected from the virus. Within two weeks, participating pharmacies and Alberta Health Services will begin vaccinating Albertans between the ages of 65 and 74, and First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons age 50 … Continue reading

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AstraZeneca vax arrival to boost’ medical workers morale: Sen. Bong Go

  Senator Christopher “Bong” Go. (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Senator Christopher “Bong” Go on Saturday expressed hope that the arrival of AstraZeneca coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines from the COVAX Facility on March 1 will boost the morale of medical front-liners as they will have more vaccines to choose from, being at the top of the … Continue reading

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PH gets 10M vaccine doses, mostly AstraZeneca under COVAX: envoy

By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora   (Photo courtesy of Anadolu) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – The Philippines is set to receive 10 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine from the COVAX Facility, most of which are manufactured by Oxford-AstraZeneca, British Ambassador to Manila Daniel Pruce announced on Friday. Pruce said Britain funded about 548 million pounds in the … Continue reading

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Galvez hails expected arrival of vaccines starting mid-Feb

  National Policy Against Covid-19 chief implementer and vaccine czar, Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – National Policy Against Covid-19 chief implementer and vaccine czar, Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr., on Sunday lauded the expected arrival of the first wave of Pfizer-BioNTech and AstraZeneca coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines from the COVAX Facility. “This … Continue reading

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Most LGUs prefer AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine: DILG

By Christopher Lloyd Caliwan   DILG Undersecretary Jonathan Malaya. (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– Most local government units (LGUs) in the country preferred to acquire the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccine manufactured by AstraZeneca, an official of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) said on Wednesday. “So nakakapili po sila (LGUs) kung ano po yung preference (Covid-19 vaccine) nila (They … Continue reading

covid 19 / Philippines

Baguio inks deal to buy 190K doses of AstraZeneca vaccine

By Liza Agoot   BAGUIO CITY (Philippines News Agency) – The city government has finalized a tripartite agreement with AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals assuring it will have enough for 190,000 residents of this city, Mayor Benjamin Magalong said on Monday. Magalong said the agreement was signed between the city government, Department of Health (DOH), and the National Task Force on … Continue reading

Philippines

Philippines secures 2.6M shots of AstraZeneca’s Covid jab

PH secures 2.6M shots of AstraZeneca’s Covid jab By Lade Jean Kabagani   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – The 2.6 million doses of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccine developed in the United Kingdom are now secured as the national government, alongside the private sector, signed a tripartite agreement with the AztraZeneca pharmaceutical company on Friday. In a … Continue reading