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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

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Gov’t to reveal price of Sinovac vaccines once deal finalized

By Azer Parrocha   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Malacañang on Monday vowed to reveal the price of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines developed by China’s Sinovac Biotech Ltd. once the national government’s deal with the Chinese vaccine supplier is finalized. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque made this assurance insisting that Sinovac has accorded the “best price” to … Continue reading

Ontario to Vaccinate up to 8.5 Million People in Phase Two
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Ontario to Vaccinate up to 8.5 Million People in Phase Two

News Release Ontario to Vaccinate up to 8.5 Million People in Phase Two Province to Expand COVID-19 Immunization Program to Seniors, Frontline Essential Workers in Next Phase of Rollout Plan TORONTO — The Ontario government is preparing to immunize up to 8.5 million people before the end of Phase Two of the government’s vaccine implementation … Continue reading

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Philippine gov’t allots P75-B for Covid-19 vaccines

By Jelly Musico   COVID-19 VACCINE. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte presides over the 50th Cabinet Meeting at the Malacañang Palace on Jan. 11, 2021. The Department of Finance reported that PHP75 billion has been allotted for the procurement of Covid-19 vaccines for 57 million Filipinos. (Presidential photo by Alberto Alcain) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – The national government has … Continue reading

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Nat’l gov’t to provide Covid-19 vaccines for poor LGUs

By Filane Mikee Cervantes  MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– Malacañang on Tuesday said the national government would shoulder the costs of procuring coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines for local government units (LGUs) with meager funds. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said other LGUs would still be allowed to purchase their own supply of vaccines for their constituents. This … Continue reading

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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

COVID-19 units added to vaccine priority list
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COVID-19 units added to vaccine priority list

News Release COVID-19 units added to vaccine priority list Starting immediately, vaccine appointments will be offered to health-care workers in medical, surgical and COVID-19 units. This means about 3,300 COVID unit staff and 15,400 medical and surgical unit staff are now eligible for the vaccine. In addition, a directive from Chief Medical Officer of Health … Continue reading

Ormoc allots P350-M for Covid-19 vaccines
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Ormoc allots P350-M for Covid-19 vaccines

By Sarwell Meniano   VACCINATION. The Ormoc City Hall in the northwestern part of Leyte province. The city government on Wednesday (Jan. 6, 2021) said it has set aside PHP350 million for the procurement of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines for 80 percent of its residents. (PNA photo by Sarwell Meniano) TACLOBAN CITY (Philippines News Agency)– The city … Continue reading