Posts Tagged vaccines

Brunei donates 2,000 doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to PH

Aileen Cerrudo   •   October 21, 2021

MANILA, Philippines— Around 2,000 doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine donated by the Brunei government to the Philippines  arrived at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) on Wednesday. The said shipment will...

PH receives another batch of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine shots

Robie de Guzman   •   September 1, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – A total of 703,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine made by US-based Pfizer arrived in the Philippines on Wednesday, the National Task Force (NTF) against COVID-19 said. A...

WHO calls for pausing distribution of booster shots

Aileen Cerrudo   •   August 5, 2021

The World Health Organization (WHO) is calling for a pause on the distribution of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) booster shots. WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said high-income countries have now...

PH has capacity to produce vaccines — DOST

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 4, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) believes that it is possible for the Philippines to become a vaccine manufacturer. During the ‘Kapihan sa Manila Bay’ on...

Rabies vaccine in short supply—DOH

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 7, 2019

“Kinuskos ko ng bawang [ang sugat] (I just rubbed garlic on her wound),” Rose Ann Condeno said while cradling her daughter in her arms. Her daughter was recently clawed by...

Duque hits PAO: Stop ‘baseless’ claims that destroy public trust in DOH, vaccines

Marje Pelayo   •   February 1, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — Health Secretary Francisco Duque III expressed dismay over Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) Chief Persida Acosta’s continuous attacks on the Department of Health (DOH) over the Dengvaxia controversy....

Brazilian scientists release immunized mosquitoes to combat dengue

admin   •   August 30, 2017

Scientists from the government-backed Oswaldo Cruz Foundation in Brazil hopes to combat the spread of dengue in humans. Brazil’s Ministry of Health reported that the first quarter of 2017 saw...


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