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WHO reiterates need to address vaccine inequity to end COVID-19 pandemic

Aileen Cerrudo   •   September 15, 2021

The World Health Organization (WHO) continues its call to address vaccine inequity in hopes to end the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, in his speech...

Pateros LGU begins COVID-19 vax registration for minors aged 12-17

UNTV News   •   September 10, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The local government of Pateros has opened the COVID-19 vaccination registration for  children aged 12 to 17. The registration is only open to minors residing in the...

Booster shots not yet recommended in PH amid short supply of vaccines

Aileen Cerrudo   •   August 16, 2021

MANILA, Philippines—Booster shots are still not recommended in the Philippines, according to National Task Force (NTF) Against COVID-19 chief implementer and vaccine czar Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. During the Laging...

DOF assures enough funds for procuring vaccine supply

Aileen Cerrudo   •   June 15, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Finance (DOF) on Tuesday (June 15) assured that the national government has enough budget to procure coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine doses. During the hearing...

San Juan City encourages establishments to offer discounts to fully-vaccinated citizens

Aileen Cerrudo   •   June 1, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Business establishments in San Juan City are encouraged to offer discounts to fully-vaccinated citizens. In his official Facebook account, San Juan Mayor Francis Zamora on Monday (May...

Manila bans sale of COVID-19 vaccines for profit

UNTV News   •   May 24, 2021

The Manila local government has banned the sale of COVID-19 vaccines for profit or gain. Manila Mayor Isko Moreno Domagoso on Monday, May 24, signed Ordinance No. 8740 to protect...

More than 790K teachers to be vaccinated vs COVID-19 in June — DepEd

Aileen Cerrudo   •   April 19, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd) said teachers get to have their turn to be vaccinated against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in June. DepEd Secretary Leonor Briones reported...

DOLE bans ‘no vaccine, no work’ policy

UNTV News   •   March 13, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has issued guidelines on COVID-19 vaccination among employees. According to Labor Advisory No.3 issued by the Department, employers cannot make...

AstraZeneca vaccine arrives in PH

UNTV News   •   March 4, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The initial batch of COVID-19 vaccine developed by British-Swede drug maker AstraZeneca has arrived in the Philippines. The plane carrying 487,200 doses of COVID-19 vaccines landed at...

Gordon files bill to expand country’s pool of vaccinators

Aileen Cerrudo   •   January 21, 2021

Manila, Philippines — Senator Richard Gordon has filed a bill seeking to expand the country’s pool of vaccinators for the immunization program of the government. Gordon, in a statement, said...

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