Galvez: PH Secures 30M Novavax COVID-19 Vaccine Doses

Galvez Novavax

The Philippines had secured 30 million Novavax COVID-19 vaccine doses, according to Galvez. Vaccine czar Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr on Tuesday said that the Philippines had secured 30 million Novavax COVID-19 vaccine doses. Galvez said in a virtual briefing with Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque that the supply agreement which covered the 30 million Novavax COVID-19 … Read more

President Duterte Wants VP Robredo Present When He Gets Inoculated For COVID-19

Duterte Robredo

President Duterte wanted VP Robredo present when he got inoculated for COVID-19. President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday wanted Vice President Leni Robredo to be present in Malacañang when he got inoculated for COVID-19. In his pre-recorded weekly nation address on Monday, President Duterte again unleashed a series of tirades against Vice President Robredo for encouraging … Read more

Business Groups In PH Optimistic On Economic Recovery Following Arrival Of Sinovac Vaccines

Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine

Business groups in the Philippines were optimistic about economic recovery following the arrival of Sinovac COVID-19 vaccines. The arrival of the first batch of Sinovac COVID-19 vaccines was expected to trigger public confidence and was expected to spur economic recovery, according to business groups in the Philippines — Makati Business Club, Management Association of the … Read more

FDA: COVID-19 Vaccine Manufacturers Working On Halal Certification

COVID-19 Vaccine

COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers were working on Halal certification, according to FDA Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Director-General Eric Domingo on Thursday said that COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers were working on securing Halal certification for their respective products. Domingo made the remark in response to concerns raised by the Bangsamoro Region (BARMM) leaders that the COVID-19 vaccine … Read more

Pope Francis, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI Receive First COVID-19 Vaccine Dose

Pope Francis and Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI

Pope Francis and Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI had received the first COVID-19 vaccine dose. The Vatican on Thursday said that Pope Francis and Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI had received the first coronavirus vaccine dose. In a statement, Vatican spokesperson Matteo Bruni said that he’s able to confirm that within the inoculation program of the Vatican … Read more

DOH Explains Why Second Dose Of COVID-19 Vaccine Is Needed

DOH Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire

The DOH explained why a second dose of COVID-19 vaccine was needed. The Department of Health (DOH) on Friday explained the reason why a second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine was needed after receiving the first dose. In an online briefing, Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire explained that it gave the user the benefit of … Read more