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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...

Duterte: PH will purchase cheapest COVID-19 vaccine

Aileen Cerrudo   •   September 8, 2020

President Rodrigo Duterte said the Philippines will purchase the cheapest vaccine for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). During his public address Monday evening (September 7), the President said he is optimistic...

WHO hopes to have vaccine for COVID-19 ready in 18 months

Marje Pelayo   •   February 12, 2020

GENEVA, Switzerland — The World Health Organization (WHO) announced on Tuesday (February 11) that it takes time to develop a vaccine against the novel coronavirus now named COVID-19. However, the...

DOH agrees with FDA decision to ban Dengvaxia in Phl

Maris Federez   •   August 22, 2019

The Department of Health (DOH) has rejected the request of Sanofi Pasteur to overturn the decision of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to ban the use of Dengvaxia vaccine...

FDA warns against counterfeit anti-rabies vaccine for human use

Aileen Cerrudo   •   July 5, 2019

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warns the public against counterfeit versions of anti-rabies for human use. The FDA also reminds distributors and retailers to only purchase Rabipur PCEC rabies...

DOH: Dengue cases up by 80% compared with 2018

Marje Pelayo   •   July 2, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Dengue cases in the country has risen by 80% this year, according to the Department of Health (DOH). From January 1 to June 15 this year, the...

Dengue vaccine program under investigation by NBI

admin   •   December 4, 2017

  MANILA, Philippines – Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre has already assigned the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to find out the possible responsibility of former officials in the previous administration...

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