Posts Tagged COVID-19 vaccination

MMDA staff with comorbidities, elderly get COVID-19 vaccine

Robie de Guzman   •   April 14, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Wednesday began the vaccination against novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) of its personnel who are senior citizens and with comorbidities. MMDA...

PH Vaccine expert panel to recommend vaccination of COVID-19 survivors 14 days after recovery

Robie de Guzman   •   April 7, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The government’s vaccine expert panel (VEP) is set to recommend to the Department of Health (DOH) to shorten the waiting period before a person who tested positive...

MPD arrests 6 Chinese, 3 Filipinos for fake certificate during COVID-19 vaccination

Aileen Cerrudo   •   April 5, 2021

MANILA, Philippines—The Manila Police District (MPD) has arrested six Chinese nationals and three Filipinos for presenting fake medical certificates during vaccination for coronavirus disease (COVID-19). On Sunday (April 4), local...

PH gov’t eyes scaling up of COVID-19 vaccination by April and May – Galvez

Robie de Guzman   •   March 31, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine government is looking to boost its vaccination drive against COVID-19 as part of its calibrated strategy to contain the virus and revive the economy, vaccine...

Navotas City begins COVID-19 vaccination for senior citizens

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 29, 2021

Navotas City Local Government has begun its coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination for its senior citizens. City Health Officer Dr. Christia Padolina said around 200 senior citizens are among the first...

Quick substitution list on COVID-19 jabs should still be healthcare workers – DOH

Marje Pelayo   •   March 26, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) maintained that based on the COVID-19 prioritization framework protocol, healthcare workers must be the top priority. In the event that a healthcare worker...

Manila LGU holds 2nd COVID-19 vaccination at Sta. Ana Hospital, Ospital ng Maynila

Marje Pelayo   •   March 26, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Manila Health Department (MHD) will conduct another round of COVID-19 vaccination rollout at Sta. Ana Hospital and Ospital ng Maynila Medical Center Friday (March 26). The...

Duterte orders probe on personalities who cut COVID vaccine priority line

Marje Pelayo   •   March 25, 2021

MANILA, Philippines —  President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday (March 24) asked for an investigation into reports that some personalities who are not part of the COVID-19 priority list have already...

DILG orders 5 mayors to explain COVID-19 vaccination ahead of prioritized sector

Robie de Guzman   •   March 24, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) on Wednesday said it has issued show-cause orders against five local chief executives in line with their vaccination...

Galvez: Senior citizens next to get Sinovac vaccine

Marje Pelayo   •   March 18, 2021

    MANILA, Philippines — Around nine million senior citizens in the country are set to undergo COVID-19 vaccination soon. According to vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr., Sinovac’s COVID-19 vaccine...


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