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FDA permanently revokes Dengvaxia’s certificate of registration

Posted on Tuesday, 19 February 2019 06:54 PM | No Comments
The Food and Drug Administration has permanently revoked anti-dengue vaccine Dengvaxia’s certificates of product registration (CPR) due to the continued failure of manufacturer, Sanofi Pasteur Inc. to submit post-approval commitment...

Duterte honors wounded, slain cops in CamSur ambush

Posted on Wednesday, 24 October 2018 02:52 PM | No Comments
President Duterte went to Camarines Sur on Tuesday (October 23) where he visited the three policemen who were wounded in the ambush against the convoy of Food and Drug Administration...

DOH to reshuffle senior officials to avoid “whitewash” in the Dengvaxia probe

Posted on Thursday, 1 March 2018 10:24 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines —  Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Francisco Duque III ordered on Wednesday a reshuffle among the department’s undersecretaries, assistant secretaries, and directors. According to the DOH chief, the move...

DOH, in talks with SolGen over lawsuit against Sanofi Pasteur

Posted on Thursday, 1 March 2018 10:41 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) will push through with the filing of a complaint against French pharmaceutical firm Sanofi Pasteur after it repeatedly refused to refund the amount...

FDA: Sanofi Pasteur did not disclose negative effects of Dengvaxia if administered prior to dengue infection

Posted on Tuesday, 27 February 2018 01:28 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) said that the French pharmaceutical company, Sanofi Pasteur did not initially disclose the negative effects of Dengvaxia vaccine on people who have...

DOH sacks two FDA officials

Posted on Wednesday, 21 February 2018 10:44 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Francisco Duque III has fired two officials of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). They are Lourdes Santiago, the acting FDA deputy-general for...

More officials expected to face probe over Dengvaxia vaccine

Posted on Saturday, 16 December 2017 09:09 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — In the course of the Senate’s inquiry into the controversial Dengvaxia, it has become clearer how the anti-dengue vaccine got the government’s approval and thus, became part...

Sen. Ejercito proposes a task force to monitor individuals injected with Dengvaxia

Posted on Thursday, 7 December 2017 07:36 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Senator JV Ejercito insists that the hundreds of thousands of individuals who were injected with Dengvaxia vaccine should be closely monitored, especially the children. Ejercito added that...

Sanofi Pasteur vows to seek constructive and transparent dialogue with the FDA

Posted on Wednesday, 6 December 2017 01:23 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Tuesday evening, Sanofi Pasteur said they have been informed about the suspension and market recall of Dengvaxia as ordered by the Food and Drug Administration. The company...

Controversial dengue vaccine not yet available in the market

Posted on Wednesday, 10 May 2017 01:35 PM | No Comments
MANILA — A drug store defended itself against alleged sale of dengue vaccine which violates an FDA order. In a statement, the drug store said the dengue vaccine is not...