covid 19 / Philippines

Vaccine optimism possible cause of PH Covid-19 cases surge: WHO

By Ma. Teresa Montemayor   World Health Organization country representative Dr. Rabindra Abeyasinghe (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Vaccine optimism is one of the possible factors causing the surge of confirmed Covid-19 cases in the country, World Health Organization (WHO) country representative Dr. Rabindra Abeyasinghe said on Monday. Abeyasinghe made this comment in televised public briefing … Continue reading

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WHO Solidarity Trial in PH set in December: DOH

WHO Solidarity Trial in PH set in December: DOH By Ma. Teresa Montemayor   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– The third phase of the World Health Organization (WHO) Solidarity Trial on possible coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines in the Philippines will start in December, a health official said Monday. “The WHO has given a commitment that the announcement … Continue reading

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WHO cautions Russia on Covid-19 vaccine

GENEVA (Philippines News Agency/Anadolu) – The World Health Organization (WHO) said Tuesday it is following Russia’s progress in developing a Covid-19 vaccine but cautioned that progress in the fight against the virus should not compromise on safety. Commenting on Russian President Vladimir Putin’s earlier announcement that Russia had registered the world’s first coronavirus vaccine, at a … Continue reading

Protecting the Health and Safety of Canadians
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Protecting the Health and Safety of Canadians

News Release Protecting the Health and Safety of Canadians Ottawa — Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander today announced new precautionary measures to protect the health and safety of Canadians. Effective immediately, Canadian visa officers have temporarily paused the processing of visa applications from foreign nationals who have been physically present in a country designated … Continue reading