Santisima bout with Gonzales in US moved from Feb. 5 to March 4 

Glendale G. Rosal 01/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former world title challenger, Jeo “Santino” Santisima, and his trainer Michael Domingo will likely spend a longer time in the United States after the former’s February 5 bout in Fresno, California was rescheduled…

FDA warns against use of 2 brands of disposable face masks

Cathrine Gonzales - Reporter / @cgonzalesINQ 01/15/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday warned healthcare professionals and the public against the use and purchase of two brands of “unnotified” disposable face masks. In separate advisories, FDA director-general Eric Domingo…

FDA: Pfizer vaccine emergency use authorization to be out in 1-2 days

Daphne Galvez - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ 01/11/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The country’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is already finalizing the emergency use authorization (EUA) for Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine, and it is expected to be issued in one to two days. FDA Director General…

City mayors to meet with national execs on purchase of vaccines by LGUs

Carla Gomez - @inquirerdotnet 01/10/2021

BACOLOD CITY – The national president of the League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) has called for a virtual general assembly of city mayors on Tuesday, January 12, to meet with national officials to discuss the…

DOH: Docs administering vaccines, drugs sans FDA approval may lose license

Katrina Hallare - Reporter / @KHallareINQ 01/01/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Doctors who administer drugs or vaccines without prior approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will risk losing their medical license, the Department of Health (DOH) has warned. “We will investigate the illegal…

FDA concerned with PSG chief’s revelation on virus vaccine inoculations

Katrina Hallare - Reporter / @KHallareINQ 12/31/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday expressed concern over the revelation made by the commander of the Presidential Security Group (PSG) that personnel of the unit injected the COVID-19 vaccine themselves. “As…

FDA seeks Duterte OK for emergency use of COVID-19 vaccines

Darryl John Esguerra - Reporter / @DJEsguerraINQ 11/19/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Health authorities are seeking the approval of President Rodrigo Duterte to allow the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to grant emergency use authorization (EUA) to coronavirus vaccines that will be made available in the country.…

FDA warns public on use of masks with valves vs COVID-19

Katrina Hallare - Reporter / @KHallareINQ 07/18/2020

  MANILA, Philippines —The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Saturday urged the public not to use masks with valves as protection against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). FDA Director-General Eric Domingo, in an interview over radio station…

Milan: Teamwork did it

Glendale G. Rosal 05/22/2017

  Newly crowned IBF World light flyweight champion Milan “El Metodico” Melindo said a solid teamwork was the key to his stunning first round knockout of erstwhile champion Akira Yaegashi Sunday night in front of a partisan…

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