Posts Tagged herd immunity

Healthcare professionals warn of COVID-19 4th wave

Maris Federez   •   October 29, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Healthcare Professionals Alliance against COVID-19 on Thursday issued a warning of a supposed fourth wave of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The group said that the global...

QC administers 1-M doses, aims to reach herd immunity in 2 months

Aileen Cerrudo   •   July 15, 2021

The Quezon City Government has administered around 1 million doses of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine. Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte, during a virtual public briefing on Thursday (July 15),...

Pilipinas, hindi mahuhuli sa Asya sa usapin ng herd immunity vs COVID-19 – Malakanyang

Robie de Guzman   •   June 23, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – Nanindigan ang Malakanyang na kayang abutin ng pamahalaang Duterte ang target nitong virus containment at herd immunity laban sa COVID-19 ngayong taon. Ginawa ni Presidential Spokesperson Harry...

Attaining COVID-19 herd immunity depends on COVID-19 vaccine supply, DOH says

Robie de Guzman   •   May 24, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The national government’s target to achieve herd immunity against COVID-19 this year may not be reached as it is highly dependent on the supply of COVID-19 vaccines,...

NCR, 8 other areas may attain COVID-19 herd immunity by November – DOH exec

Robie de Guzman   •   May 19, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine government is looking to achieve herd immunity against novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the National Capital Region (NCR) and other areas by November this year,...

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...

WHO warns against using “herd immunity” to combat COVID-19

UNTV News   •   May 12, 2020

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday warned against the use of herd immunity to combat COVID-19, calling it a dangerous concept in the absence of an effective vaccine and...


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