Lapu starts master listing kids 5-11 years old for COVID-19 vaccination

Futch Anthony Inso 01/26/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Government will now start master listing children ages 5 to 11-years old to be inoculated with the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines. Lawyer James Sayson, vaccination czar of Lapu-Lapu City,…

Mandaue starts giving booster shots to health workers

Mary Rose Sagarino 11/19/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City has started giving booster shots to fully vaccinated health workers from the City Health Office and City Hospital on Friday, November 19, 2021. The vaccination was held at the city’s hospital.…

Israel greenlights vaccinations for 5-11 year olds

Agence France Presse 11/15/2021

JERUSALEM – Israel gave the green light Sunday to start vaccinating children aged between five and 11 against Covid-19 using Pfizer/BioNTech jabs, following the example of the United States. “The director general of the ministry of health……

In Oslob, adolescents to get COVID vaccines this November

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Young adults in Oslob town in southern Cebu may get their COVID-19 vaccine shots this month. This after the town’s Rural Health Unit (RHU) announced that they are aiming to start inoculation of…

Vaccination of minors with co-morbidities in Cebu City starts on Oct. 29

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/28/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City will begin the vaccination for minors with comorbidities tomorrow, October 29, 2021.  City Health Officer-in-charge, Doctor Jeffrey Ibones, said that they would hold a ceremonial launch at the Vicente Sotto…

Lapu-Lapu has masterlisted 4K minors for vaccination

Futch Anthony Inso 10/07/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City government has already masterlisted 4,000 minors, whose ages are 12-17 years old, to be inoculated with the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines. Lawyer James Sayson, deputy chief of the Local…

Second doses for Sputnik V finally here in Cebu City

Dyrecka Letigio 09/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City residents awaiting their second dose of the Sputnik V vaccines for the last three months can now breathe a sigh of relief. The Cebu City Health Department (CHD) said that today,…

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…

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