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PH eyes 1 million more Covid vaccine doses from Sinovac

The government will procure 1 million doses of CoronaVac, produced by China’s Sinovac Biotech pharmaceutical company, this March, National Task Force (NTF) Against Covid-19...

Increasing teenage pregnancies can derail economic growth

The high teenage pregnancies in the country now could lead to the creation of a population equivalent to two medium cities or ten municipalities,...

Filipino ties up with Korean for local Covid vaccine production

Filipino pharmaceutical firm Glovax Biotech has partnered with a Korean vaccine manufacturer to produce the EuCorVac-19 in the Philippines, should the government purchase 40...

Disease experts concerned over Pope’s visit to Iraq

Infectious disease experts are expressing concern about Pope Francis’ upcoming trip to Iraq, given a sharp rise in coronavirus infections there, a fragile health...

Duterte says Sara more interested in raising her children

President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday said his daughter, Davao City Mayor Sara “Inday” Duterte has no plans of being his successor in 2022 because...

US gets third vaccine in battle vs Covid

The US is getting a third vaccine to fight  the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), as the Food and Drug Administration on Saturday cleared a Johnson & Johnson...

World supply issues delay arrival of AstraZeneca vaccines to PH

The arrival of the vaccines for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) from AstraZenaca will be delayed for another week amid issues on global supply, Health Secretary...

Hong Kong detains 47 pro-democracy activists

Hong Kong police on Sunday detained 47 pro-democracy activists on charges of conspiracy to commit subversion under the city’s national security law, in the...

18 protestors killed in Myanmar as clashes worsen

Security forces in Myanmar opened fire and made mass arrests Sunday as they sought to break up protests against the military’s seizure of power,...

Duterte open to shift to MGCQ with vaccine arrivals

President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday said he is considering placing the entire country under the least restrictive modified general community quarantine (MGCQ) as soon...