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US pole vaulter exits Tokyo Olympics after testing Covid positive

  TOKYO (Anadolu/PNA)– The team leader of the athletics delegation in the Tokyo Olympics here is adding a lot of extra precautions for Filipino pole vaulter EJ Obiena on Thursday after two of his rivals, including world No. 2 Sam Kendricks of the United States, tested positive for Covid-19. Terry Capistrano, the Philippine Athletics Track and … Continue reading

With strong vaccine uptake, Alberta will gradually bring COVID-19 measures in line with other respiratory viruses to ensure health system capacity for the fall
Alberta

With strong vaccine uptake, Alberta will gradually bring COVID-19 measures in line with other respiratory viruses to ensure health system capacity for the fall

News ReleaseAdapting COVID-19 measures to support Albertans With strong vaccine uptake, Alberta will gradually bring COVID-19 measures in line with other respiratory viruses to ensure health system capacity for the fall. Nearly 75.6 per cent of eligible Albertans have now received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, and 64.3 per cent are fully immunized. … Continue reading

5 million doses of vaccine administered in Alberta
Alberta / covid 19

5 million doses of vaccine administered in Alberta

News Release5 million doses of vaccine administered in Alberta More than five million doses of vaccine have now been administered provincewide, helping protect Albertans from COVID-19. As of July 18, 5,056,062 doses have been administered through Alberta Health Services, community pharmacies, physician clinics and dedicated walk-in clinics.Now, 74.8 per cent of eligible Albertans have received … Continue reading

covid 19 / Philippines

PH gets first batch of US-donated 3.2M Janssen vax doses

By Raymond Carl Dela Cruz   SINGLE-DOSE VAX. National Task Force Against Covid-19 chief implementer and vaccine czar, Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr., welcomes the arrival of the 1,606,600 doses of Johnson & Johnson (J&J) Covid-19 vaccine at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 3 on Friday (July 16, 2021). Galvez said another 1.6 million doses of … Continue reading

New vaccine lottery has great outdoor adventure prizes; Opposition says ‘UCP lottery prizes now include things taken away by UCP’
Alberta

New vaccine lottery has great outdoor adventure prizes; Opposition says ‘UCP lottery prizes now include things taken away by UCP’

News ReleaseNew vaccine lottery has great outdoor adventure prizes By getting vaccinated, Albertans can win lifetime hunting licences, camping experiences and other chances to enjoy the bounty of Alberta’s wilderness. The Outdoor Adventure Vaccine Lottery gives Albertans another incentive to get vaccinated as soon as possible. This includes fishing licences, Canmore Nordic Centre ski passes … Continue reading

Alberta to start lifting remaining continuing care restrictions
Alberta / covid 19

Alberta to start lifting remaining continuing care restrictions

News ReleaseAlberta to start lifting remaining continuing care restrictions Thanks to vaccines, Alberta can take the next step in safely lifting restrictions in continuing care while keeping some rules in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19. To support the health and safety of residents and staff, Alberta’s government will take a two-phase approach for … Continue reading

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

More than half of eligible Albertans now fully vaccinated
Alberta / covid 19

More than half of eligible Albertans now fully vaccinated

News ReleaseMore than half of eligible Albertans now fully vaccinated More than 1.9 million Albertans are fully vaccinated as Alberta’s COVID-19 vaccine program reaches another significant milestone. Alberta continues to be a leader in Canada in administering second doses, with 50.7 per cent of eligible Albertans having received both doses. Second doses offer a high … Continue reading

covid 19 / Philippines

First shipment of Moderna vaccine arrives in Manila

By Christopher Lloyd Caliwan MODERNA IN PH. National Task Force Against Covid-19 chief implementer Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. (2nd from right), Economic Counselor for US Embassy-Manila David Gamble Jr. (left) and International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) Executive Vice President Christian Razon Gonzalez (2nd from left) flash the Resbakuna sign during the arrival of Moderna vaccine … Continue reading