Cebu City eyes creating separate vaccine registration site for adolescents

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is planning to create a separate registration site for adolescents who will be qualified to receive free COVID-19 vaccines from the government. Local officials here welcomed the decision of the Food…

LGUs told: Start masterlisting children ages 12-17 for COVID vaccines

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Local government units here are urged to start masterlisting children ages 12 to 17 years old, and who are qualified to receive COVID-19 vaccines manufactured by US pharmaceutical firms Moderna and Pfizer. This…

Two doses of Pfizer, AstraZeneca shots effective against Delta variant, study finds

07/22/2021

LONDON — Two doses of Pfizer or AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine are nearly as effective against the highly transmissible Delta coronavirus variant as they are against the previously dominant Alpha variant, a study published on Wednesday showed. Officials…

Lapu running short of vaccines again

Futch Anthony Inso 07/13/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The Lapu-Lapu City Government has only around 1,000 doses of  COVID-19 vaccines left. This was confirmed by Lapu-Lapu City Health Department (LCHD) head Dr. Agnes Realiza, who said the said supply is expected to last…

Lapu-Lapu resumes vaccination rollout

Futch Anthony Inso 06/28/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The Lapu-Lapu City government has resumed its vaccination rollout on Monday, June 28, 2021, after they receive an additional supply of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines. Dr. Agnes Realiza, head of the Lapu-Lapu City Health…

Another vaccination site opened in Lapu-Lapu

Futch Anthony Inso 06/21/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The Lapu-Lapu City government has opened another vaccination site for the inoculation of the Pfizer Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines on Monday, June 21, 2021. The new vaccination site is located at the City Auditorium…

Julia todo kapit kay Gerald habang tinuturukan

Reggee Bonoan 06/20/2021

Hindi binanggit kung saang lugar nagpabakuna ang magkasintahang Gerald Anderson at Julia Barretto noong Hunyo 18 pero base sa Instagram post ng Juralds.officialfanpage ay Pfizer ang itinurok sa dalawa. Nakunan ng video na unang tinurukan si Gerald…

Pfizer vaccines run out in Cebu City, VOC mulls using vaccine site for other brands

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Pfizer vaccines against the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) have run out in Cebu City rendering its dedicated vaccination site temporarily shut down. Doctor Jeffrey Ibones, head of the City Health Department (CHD),…

That mad scramble for Pfizer vaccine

Ma. Ceres P. Doyo - @inquirerdotnet 05/27/2021

What did people’s mad scramble last week for the US-manufactured Pfizer vaccine tell us? But first, thank God it did not turn out to be a killer stampede reminiscent of TV’s live show “Wowowee” in 2006 that…

Lapu-Lapu to get 1K Pfizer COVID vaccines

Futch Anthony Inso 05/14/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City government will receive an allocation of 1,000 Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccines. This was confirmed by Mae Cheryll Tepait, Lapu-Lapu City Health Department’s immunization coordinator, on Friday, May 14, 2021. But since…

Only 5K Pfizer vaccines allocated for Cebu City; pre-list needed

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Only 5,000 Cebu City residents may actually get the Pfizer vaccines that have recently arrived in Central Visayas. The Vaccination Operations Center (VOC) said only 5,000 vaccines had been allocated to the city…

Pfizer head says 3rd dose likely needed

Agence France Presse 04/17/2021

WASHINGTON—The head of Pfizer said in an interview aired on Thursday that people will “likely” need a third dose of his company’s COVID-19 vaccine within a year of being fully vaccinated. CEO Albert Bourla also said annual…

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