Phase 2B vaccine appointments available through Alberta Health Services
Alberta / covid 19

Phase 2B vaccine appointments available through Alberta Health Services

News ReleasePhase 2B vaccine appointments available through AHS Albertans born in 1963 or earlier with underlying health conditions now have another way to get the COVID-19 vaccine. As part of Phase 2B of Alberta’s vaccine rollout, anyone born in 1963 or earlier with eligible health conditions can now book appointments with Alberta Health Services (AHS) … Continue reading

Philippines

President Duterte inks memo expediting LGUs’ vaccine procurement

By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   President Rodrigo Roa Duterte (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– President Rodrigo Duterte has signed a memorandum allowing local government units (LGUs) to make advance payments for the purchase of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines. In a virtual presser, vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr. said Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go had told … Continue reading

covid 19 / Philippines

Less than a month needed to vaccinate all health front-liners

By Azer Parrocha   Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – The national government would only need less than a month to vaccinate all health front-liners in the country, Malacañang on Sunday said as the country expects the first doses of the Covid-19 vaccine to arrive this month. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque assured that … 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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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

Philippines

Senator Bong Go alarmed by public apprehension on Covid-19 vaccines

By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   Senator Christopher Lawrence Go. (Photo courtesy of Senate PRIB) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– Senator Christopher Lawrence Go on Friday expressed alarm by the public’s apprehension about getting inoculated with the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccine. In his manifestation during the Senate hearing on the Covid-19 national vaccine roadmap, Go lamented that some Filipinos, while … 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
Alberta / covid 19

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

Philippines

OFWs in Qatar to get free Covid-19 vaccines: labor office

By Ferdinand Patinio   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– Filipino workers are among those included in the inoculation of free coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines in Qatar, a Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) official in the host country reported on Monday.  “The general population of Qatar, including migrant workers, will be given free vaccines,” Labor Attaché David Des … Continue reading