Malacañang Speaks On Cebu City Hall’s “No Vaccine, No Christmas Bonus” Scheme

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Malacañang: “Dahil discretionary ang Christmas bonus, pwede po gamitin ‘yan bilang incentive” Here’s what Malacañang said about Cebu City Hall’s “no vaccine, no Christmas bonus” scheme as announced by acting Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama. During the Presidential press briefing on Tuesday, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said that he sees nothing wrong with Cebu City … Read more

Lady Solon Denies Special Treatment Over Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine

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House Committee on Health Chairperson and Quezon Rep. Angelina Tan denied special treatment on getting a vaccine against COVID-19 at Veterans Memorial Medical Center (VMMC). According to Tan, she was vaccinated not because she was a congressman or chairman of the Health Committee of the House or because she was a doctor. “I primarily took … Read more

DOH Secretary Duque Convinces Health Workers to Get Vaccinated

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DOH Secretary Duque Urges Health Workers to Get Sinovac Shots DOH Secretary Francisco Duque III is convincing the health workers to get COVID-19 vaccine shots using China’s Sinovac. On Monday (March 1, 2021), Health Secretary Francisco Duque III is urging the health workers to get inoculated by Sinovac vaccine shots despite the public’s doubt about its quality. … Read more

COVID-19 Vaccine Should Be 60% To 70% Effective At Minimum, Says FDA

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COVID-19 vaccine should be 60% to 70% effective at minimum, according to FDA The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said that a COVID-19 vaccine should be 60% to 70% effective at minimum in order to be able to secure an approval in the Philippines. FDA Director General Eric Domingo said in an ANC interview that … Read more

US President-elect Joe Biden To Receive COVID-19 Vaccination Publicly ‘Sooner Than Later’

US President-Elect Joe Biden

US President-elect Joe Biden would receive COVID-19 vaccination publicly “sooner than later” United States President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday told reporters that he would receive a COVID-19 vaccination publicly. Before leaving for Georgia to campaign for two Democratic Senate candidates, Biden — a 78-year-old President-elect of the United States — told reporters that top infectious … Read more

DOH Awaits AstraZeneca To Apply For COVID-19 Vaccine Emergency Use Distribution In PH

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DOH was waiting for AstraZeneca to apply for COVID-19 vaccine emergency use distribution in the Philippines The Department of Health (DOH) on Monday said that the department was waiting for AstraZeneca to apply for COVID-19 vaccine emergency use distribution in the Philippines. This, after AstraZeneca withdrew its application for coronavirus vaccine clinical trials. During the … Read more

Galvez: Australia, China To Give COVID-19 Vaccine To PH

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Australia and China would give COVID-19 vaccine to the Philippines, according to vaccine czar Galvez. Vaccine czar Sec. Carlito Galvez Jr. on Monday announced in a meeting with President Rodrigo Duterte that Australia and China would give COVID-19 vaccine to the Philippines. “Maganda po na yung mga bansa ay nakabili ng more than their population … Read more

COVID-19 Vaccine May Be Available In PH By Q1 Of 2021, Says FDA Chief

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COVID-19 vaccine may be available in the Philippines by Q1 of 2021, according to FDA chief. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) director-general Eric Domingo on Thursday said that a COVID-19 vaccine may be available in the Philippines in Q1 of 2021. This, as Domingo made the projection at a Palace briefing a day after UK … Read more