Alberta changing eligibility for PCR tests; NDP Health Critic says ‘Albertans cannot trust the UCP as they continue to dodge their responsibility, and refuse to be forthcoming with critical public health information’
Alberta / covid 19

Alberta changing eligibility for PCR tests; NDP Health Critic says ‘Albertans cannot trust the UCP as they continue to dodge their responsibility, and refuse to be forthcoming with critical public health information’

News ReleaseChanges to COVID-19 testing eligibility Due to rising demand for PCR tests, Alberta is changing the eligibility for these tests to focus on those who most need them. Daily PCR testing volumes are beginning to exceed system capacity. Wait times for booking a PCR test are now approaching four days and turnaround time for … Continue reading

covid 19 / Philippines

Over 3M Covid-19 vax doses donated by US, France arrive

By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora  MANILA – The United States and French governments on Tuesday morning delivered more than 3.32 million doses of coronavirus vaccine to further help the Philippines boost its vaccination efforts. French Ambassador Michèle Boccoz welcomed the arrival of 1,697,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 3, … Continue reading

covid 19 / Philippines

PH receives add’l 1M Moderna vax doses from Germany

By Ma. Teresa Montemayor  DONATIONS. The boxes containing 1,062,100 doses of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine are loaded into a refrigerated container truck at Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3 on Sunday (Dec. 19, 2021). The jabs are donations from the German government. (PNA photo by Avito Dalan) MANILA – A total of 1,062,100 doses of the Moderna Covid-19 … Continue reading

Ontario Further Strengthening Response to Omicron; Additional measures to slow the spread as province accelerates booster dose rollout
covid 19 / Ontario News

Ontario Further Strengthening Response to Omicron; Additional measures to slow the spread as province accelerates booster dose rollout

NEWS RELEASE Ontario Further Strengthening Response to Omicron Additional measures to slow the spread as province accelerates booster dose rollout TORONTO — In response to the rapidly-spreading and highly transmissible Omicron variant, the Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, is applying additional public health and workplace safety measures, including capacity … Continue reading

Alberta taking immediate actions, clarifying health measures to protect Albertans, health-care system against highly transmissible Omicron variant
Alberta / covid 19

Alberta taking immediate actions, clarifying health measures to protect Albertans, health-care system against highly transmissible Omicron variant

News Release Protecting Albertans against the Omicron variant Alberta is taking immediate actions and clarifying health measures to protect Albertans and the health-care system against the highly transmissible Omicron variant of the COVID-19 virus.  Expanding rapid testing Alberta’s rapid testing program is expanding to allow all Albertans to have access to free rapid tests. Test … Continue reading

covid 19 / Philippines

NTF exec urges Pinoys to get vaccinated as Omicron enters PH

By Kris Crismundo  JANSSEN JABS. Airport personnel remove the plastic cover of the boxes containing 3,055,200 doses of Janssen Covid-9 vaccines donated by the Dutch government and 856,800 doses of Moderna Covid-19 vaccine donated by the German government at the NAIA Terminal 3 in Pasay City on Wednesday (Dec. 15, 2021). The Netherlands donated a … Continue reading

covid 19 / Philippines

Add’l 2M doses of China-donated Sinovac arrive in Manila

By Lade Jean Kabagani  MORE LIFE SAVING DOSES. NTF chief implementer and vaccine czar Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. along with Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Huang Xilian, Health Undersecretary Ma. Carolina Vidal-Taiño, and NTF strategic communications on current operations head Assistant Secretary Wilben Mayor welcome the arrival of 2 million doses of Sinovac Covid-19 vaccines … Continue reading

Pagpapalawak ng tagasunod na bakuna sa COVID-19 sa lahat ng mga Albertan na 18 taong gulang at pataas
Alberta / covid 19

Pagpapalawak ng tagasunod na bakuna sa COVID-19 sa lahat ng mga Albertan na 18 taong gulang at pataas

Palabas na balita  Ang pinalawak na pagkakaroon ng magagamit na pangatlong mga dosis ng bakuna sa COVID-19 ay makakatulong sa mga Albertan na mapataas ang kanilang proteksyon laban sa COVID-19. Simula sa Disyembre 2, lahat ng mga Albertan na may edad 60 taong gulang at mas matanda ay maaaring gumawa ng mga tipanan para sa … Continue reading

Philippines

UK’s 5.6M vax aid to PH ‘testament to enduring support’: envoy

By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora   ‘ENDURING SUPPORT’. National Task Force Against Covid-19 chief implementer and vaccine czar Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. (4th from left) and UK Ambassador to the Philippines Laure Beaufils (5th from left) welcome the arrival of 288,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine donated by the UK to the Philippines, at the Ninoy … Continue reading