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IATF OKs use of Sinovac COVID-19 vax for healthcare workers

Robie de Guzman   •   February 26, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID) has agreed with the recommendation of the National Immunization Technical Advisory Group (NITAG) to use...

DOH, NTF: Donated Sinovac jabs to arrive in PH over next few days but rollout on hold

Robie de Guzman   •   February 25, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) and the National Task Force COVID-19 (NTF) on Thursday confirmed that the COVID-19 vaccines made by China drug firm Sinovac will arrive...

DOH, FDA to probe Mon Tulfo’s alleged use of unauthorized COVID-19 vaccine

Robie de Guzman   •   February 24, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Wednesday said they would investigate reports on the use of smuggled vaccines against novel...

Health experts detect 19 more B.1.1.7 cases in Phl

Maris Federez   •   February 12, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH), the University of the Philippines-Philippine Genome Center (UP-PGC), and the UP-National Institutes of Health (UP-NIH) have announced the detection of nineteen more...

DOH records 1,734 new cases; warns that surge in cases could lead to virus mutation

Aileen Cerrudo   •   February 11, 2021

MANILA, Philippines—The Department of Health (DOH) reported 1,734 new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases on February 11. Based on the latest bulletin the total number of cases in the country reached...

More medical teams to be deployed Davao City to augment efforts vs COVID-19

Robie de Guzman   •   February 11, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – A number of healthcare workers will be deployed to Davao City to augment the workforce of the Southern Philippine Medical Center (SPMC) and private hospitals in Davao...

DOH says co-infection of two COVID-19 variants possible

Aileen Cerrudo   •   February 8, 2021

MANILA, Philippines—The Department of Health (DOH) said it is possible for individuals to be infected with two coronavirus disease (COVID-19) variants. DOH Spokesperson Maria Rosario Vergeire said researchers in Brazil...

DOH records 5 new cases of COVID-19 UK variant in Mt. Province, Benguet

Aileen Cerrudo   •   February 8, 2021

MANILA, Philippines—The Department of Health (DOH) has recorded five new cases of the B.1.1.7 or the UK COVID-19 variant in Mt. Province and Benguet. Based on the report, two females...

Driver, passengers required to wear face mask inside vehicle – IATF

Robie de Guzman   •   February 5, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – All individuals inside a vehicle are required to wear face masks, regardless if they are from the same household, the transportation and health departments said Friday. In...

DOH targets minimal wastage in gov’t COVID-19 vaccination drive

Robie de Guzman   •   February 4, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) is eyeing to limit wastage to just five percent in the government’s vaccination drive against novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the agency’s spokesperson...


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