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Govt confident on herd immunity vs Covid by year-end

The government is confident the Philippines will achieve hard immunity versus the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) by year-end. This was the assurance given by National...

Russian-made Covid vaccines start arriving in PH

The Russian-made Sputnik V vaccines are now in the Philippines after a few days of delay. Officials of the National Task Force (NTF) Against Covid-19,...

Hesitancy to get vaccinated for Covid diminishing in the US

Resistance in the United States to getting the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccine is slowly diminishing, a new online survey finds, but it still exists and at especially...

Russia seeks local manufacture of Sputnik Covid vaccine

Russian Ambassador to Manila Marat Pavlov said Moscow is in the final stage of negotiation with Filipino partners to manufacture Sputnik V vaccines in...

PH to get Sputnik V vaccines starting May

The initial batch of government-procured Sputnik V vaccines from Russia was finally shipped from Moscow and would be arriving in Manila on May 1,...

Chinese pharma firms consider mixing their vaccines to boost effectiveness

Chinese vaccine makers are looking at mixing their jabs and whether a booster shot could help better protect against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). Sinovac...

$1 per dose Covid vaccine under development in US

An experimental vaccine for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) could potentially provide universal protection against future Covid-19 variants as well as other coronaviruses -...

US to release 60 million Covid doses to other countries

The U.S. will begin sharing its entire stock of AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccines with the world once it clears federal safety reviews, the White House...

European Union takes legal action vs AstraZeneca over delivery issues

The European Union’s executive branch said Monday that it has launched legal action against coronavirus vaccine-maker AstraZeneca for failing to respect the terms of...
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House joint panels performance of COVID-19 vaccination program law

The committee o Health of the House of Representatives, chaired by Quezon 4th District Representative Angelina “Helen” Tan, and the Committee on Trade and...