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

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