covid 19 / Philippines

CoronaVac vaccines to be transported to Cebu, Davao this week

By Azer Parrocha   SINOVAC VAX. The first shipment of CoronaVac vaccines donated by China arrives in the Philippines on Sunday (Feb. 28, 2021). Vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr. on Monday (March 1) said part of the 600,000 doses of Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine will be transported to Cebu and Davao this week. (Photo courtesy of Chinese embassy) … Continue reading

covid 19 / Philippines

PH kick-starts Covid-19 vaccination drive with CoronaVac

By Azer Parrocha  HISTORIC. Philippine General Hospital Director Dr. Gerardo Legaspi flashes a thumbs up sign while he gets vaccinated with the CoronaVac shortly after 9 a.m. on Monday (March 1, 2021), opening a new chapter in the battle against the coronavirus. There was plenty of applause as cameras capture the inoculation procedure, the first step … Continue reading

covid 19 / Philippines

Actual inoculation slated Mar. 1 after Sinovac vax arrival

By Lade Jean Kabagani   CHINA DONATES VACCINES. Boxes of Chinese government-donated coronavirus vaccines produced by Sinovac Biotech pharmaceutical firm arrive in PH on Sunday (Feb.28, 2021). The actual inoculation of Filipinos under the government’s priority list will begin this Monday (March 1). (PNA photo by Avito Dalan) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– The actual inoculation of Filipinos under the government’s … Continue reading

covid 19 / Philippines

AstraZeneca vax arrival to boost’ medical workers morale: Sen. Bong Go

  Senator Christopher “Bong” Go. (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Senator Christopher “Bong” Go on Saturday expressed hope that the arrival of AstraZeneca coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines from the COVAX Facility on March 1 will boost the morale of medical front-liners as they will have more vaccines to choose from, being at the top of the … Continue reading

Effects of the COVID-19 pandemic will last longer without budget support, says AFL
Alberta

Effects of the COVID-19 pandemic will last longer without budget support, says AFL

News ReleaseEffects of the COVID-19 pandemic will last longer without budget support EDMONTON – Alberta’s 2021 budget does not provide Alberta the tools it needs to recover from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, says the Alberta Federation of Labour today. “Kenney’s head-in-the-sand budget ignores the deep and ongoing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic,” says Gil … Continue reading

100,000+ seniors booked for vaccines: Minister Shandro
Alberta / covid 19

100,000+ seniors booked for vaccines: Minister Shandro

News Release Minister of Health Tyler Shandro issued the following statement: “As of Feb. 25, 100,000 Alberta seniors over the age of 75 are now booked to receive their COVID-19 vaccination. An additional 22,000 seniors who reside in congregate care are also booked, with thousands more booked for appointments at pharmacies. “Combined with the 28,000 … Continue reading

Expanding the COVID-19 vaccine rollout; NDP Health Critic David Shepherd issues  statement in response to failure of UCP to successfully launch online vaccination booking system
Alberta / covid 19

Expanding the COVID-19 vaccine rollout; NDP Health Critic David Shepherd issues statement in response to failure of UCP to successfully launch online vaccination booking system

News ReleaseExpanding the COVID-19 vaccine rollout COVID-19 vaccines will soon be offered at community pharmacies, making it easier for seniors to get their dose as quickly as possible. Starting Feb. 24, Albertans aged 75 and older will be able to book their vaccination appointment at more than 100 participating community pharmacies in Edmonton, Red Deer … Continue reading

covid 19 / Philippines

Sinovac vaccines to arrive in PH Feb. 28: Palace

By Azer Parrocha and Joyce Ann L. Rocamora   Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque. (Screengrab from RTVM) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – The first batch of China’s Sinovac Biotech vaccines will arrive in the Philippines on Sunday (Feb. 28), Malacañang said on Thursday. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said a total of 600,000 vaccine doses donated by the Chinese government … Continue reading

City provides update on COVID-19-related enforcement
Edmonton

City provides update on COVID-19-related enforcement

News Release City provides update on COVID-19-related enforcement The City thanks Edmontonians and businesses for their continued efforts to follow public health orders and for playing an important part in reducing the spread of COVID-19. City of Edmonton enforcement officers are dedicated to enforcing the Chief Medical Officer of Health Orders related to provincial public … Continue reading

Vaccination appointments for seniors age 75 and older can be booked starting Feb. 24; 267 new cases identified in last 24 hours
Alberta / covid 19

Vaccination appointments for seniors age 75 and older can be booked starting Feb. 24; 267 new cases identified in last 24 hours

News Release Update 193: COVID-19 pandemic in Alberta (Feb. 23, 5:15 p.m.) Vaccination appointments for seniors age 75 and older can be booked starting Feb. 24. Continue following the measures in place to stop the spread and protect the health system. Latest updates Over the last 24 hours, 267 new cases were identified. There are … Continue reading