covid-19

GLOBAL SUPPLY WOES TO AFFECT COVID-19 VACCINATION CAMPAIGN

DELAY. Delayed or slowed down vaccination is being experienced in the Philippines and elsewhere after India, one of the partner manufacturers of the AstraZeneca vaccine, halted its exportation. India reports at least 50,000 new cases of Covid-19 in some days, prompting its government to prioritize its people. (PNA File Photo)

Despite delays, NTF wants all Pinoys to be vaccinated

 April 6, 2021

MANILA – The delay in the delivery and shortage of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines are global concerns.The Philippines and its Asian neighbors likewise face the same problems that are affecting their inoculation programs. This, after India temporarily stopped exporting the… Read More

Delay in vax delivery experienced worldwide: Galvez

 April 6, 2021

MANILA – Global constrictions on the acquisition of coronavirus vaccines may result in reduced supplies from the COVAX Facility, National Task Force (NTF) Against Covid-19 chief implementer Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. said on Tuesday.Galvez, however, assured the government is exerting all… Read More

Own virology center to end PH dependence on int’l market

 April 6, 2021

MANILA –To aid in the country’s fight against future pandemics, Senator Christopher “Bong” Go supports the establishment of a virology institute which will eventually enable the country to develop and manufacture its own vaccines against diseases, such as Covid-19.Lamenting… Read More

rlito Galvez Jr. said on Tuesday.Galvez, however, assured the government is exerting all… Read More

NTF exec explains why gov’t can’t do mass testing

 April 6, 2021

MANILA – A National Task Force Against Covid-19 (NTF) official said there is no need for mass testing, or by its definition testing the 110 million Philippine population, amid the rising coronavirus infection in the country.In a Palace briefing Tuesday, NTF deputy chief implementer and testing… Read More

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