Philippines

PH to receive 3.2M single-shot Janssen vax on July 19: DOH

By Filane Mikee Cervantes   (Xinhua photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– Around 3.2 million doses of the single-shot Janssen Covid-19 vaccines, produced by pharmaceutical firm Johnson & Johnson (J&J), will be delivered to the Philippines on July 19, the Department of Health said on Monday. In a Laging Handa briefing, DOH Undersecretary Myrna Cabotaje said the Janssen … 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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PH to get vaccines from COVAX in Q1; rollout preps underway

  Vaccine czar Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. and Health Secretary Francisco Duque III (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– The Philippines on Wednesday received confirmation of participation in the Covid-19 vaccine financing instrument, COVAX Facility – Advance Market Commitment (AMC). The COVAX Facility is a global procurement mechanism which invests in a broad portfolio of promising vaccine … Continue reading