covid 19 / Philippines

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 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