Posts Tagged South Africa variant

Philippines detects first case of Brazilian COVID-19 variant; more cases of UK, South Africa variants

Maris Federez   •   March 13, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH), the University of the Philippines-Philippine Genome Center (UP-PGC), and the University of the Philippines-National Institutes of Health (UP-NIH) on Saturday confirmed the...

DOH reports new cases of COVID-19 variants first detected in UK, South Africa

Marje Pelayo   •   March 5, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) on Friday (March 5) reported 52 cases of the COVID-19 variant first seen in South Africa known as B.1.351 variant. This was confirmed...

AstraZeneca vaccine ‘ineffective’ if B.1.351 (South Africa) variant not contained in Phl — expert

Maris Federez   •   March 4, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — An expert from the UP-OCTA Research on Wednesday warned that AstraZeneca vaccine offers very little protection in fighting off the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). In a virtual press...

PH detects 6 cases of South Africa COVID-19 variant, 30 new cases of UK variant

UNTV News   •   March 2, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines has recorded six new cases of the B.1.351 variant (South Africa variant) of COVID-19; 30 additional cases of the B.1.1.7 variant (UK variant) and 2...

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