Posts Tagged Sinovac

Experts ask public not to prejudge efficacy of China-made COVID-19 vaccines

Marje Pelayo   •   January 18, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Many Filipinos are skeptical when it comes to the efficacy of the brand of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccines that the national government wishes to procure. One reason...

Roque reiterates Sinovac-PH agreement already ‘binding obligation’

Aileen Cerrudo   •   January 18, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque Jr. on Monday (January 18) reiterated that the vaccine deal between the Philippines and Sinovac is a ‘binding obligation’. This was contrary to...

Gov’t eyeing to begin immunization program in February, says vaccine czar

Aileen Cerrudo   •   January 15, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The national government is planning to begin the COVID-19 immunization program in February, according to vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr. He said 50,000 of China’s Sinovac vaccines...

Pangilinan called on DOH to reconsider Sinovac purchases

Aileen Cerrudo   •   January 14, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Francis ‘Kiko’ Pangilinan called on the Department of Health to reconsider its order to purchase China’s Sinovac vaccine. In a statement, the Senator noted the results of...

Duterte vouches for China’s Sinovac, says LGUs may choose any vaccine brand

Marje Pelayo   •   January 14, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday (January 13) vouched for the efficacy of Sinovac, the COVID-19 vaccine developed in China. He said the Chinese-made vaccine is “as good...

First 50,000 doses of Sinovac vaccine allotted for health workers — Malacañang

Marje Pelayo   •   January 12, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque announced that the first 50,000 doses of China’s Sinovac vaccines for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) will arrive in the country next month. The first...

China’s Sinovac, Sinopharm to apply for emergency use authorization in PH

Marje Pelayo   •   January 4, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Chinese firms Sinovac Biotech, Ltd. and Sinopharm Group Company, Ltd. are submitting their respective applications for emergency use authorization (EUA) for the use of their coronavirus disease...

PH gov’t working on deals with more COVID-19 vaccine makers – Galvez

Robie de Guzman   •   December 28, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine government is working on deals to secure more supply of COVID-19 vaccine doses from other pharmaceutical companies by next year, the country’s vaccine czar Secretary...

Sinovac’s 50% efficacy meets WHO minimum standards — DOST

Marje Pelayo   •   December 24, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The national government assures that experts are carefully studying the available efficacy and safety data of every developed vaccine specifically against coronavirus disease (COVID-19) from any manufacturer....

PH gov’t hopes to use 4 COVID-19 vaccines in first quarter of 2021

Robie de Guzman   •   December 18, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine government is eyeing to use four vaccines against novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the first quarter of 2021, Malacañang said. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said...

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