210k doses of Pfizer vaccines arrive in Cebu today

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Central Visayas on Thursday, June 10, received its second shipment of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines. The vaccines arrived at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) past 6 p.m. onboard an Air HongKong cargo flight. Thirty-six…

Region 7 set to receive 2nd shipment of Pfizer vaccines

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Central Visayas is set to receive another shipment of COVID-19 vaccines tonight, June 10, the regional office of the Department of Health (DOH-7) announced. Dr. Mary Jean Loreche, DOH-7 spokesperson, said they were…

Vaccination drive in Cebu City not affected by non-disclosure of vaccine brand rule – exec

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As far as Cebu City is concerned, nondisclosure of the COVID-19 vaccine brand prior to the actual inoculation did not adversely impact its vaccination drive. The COVID-19 vaccine rollout here for medical frontliners,…

Region 7 holds Pfizer vaccine rollout in Cebu City

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Local health officials here in Cebu on Monday, May 17, 2021, kicked off the ceremonial rollout of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines. At least 60 individuals participated in Monday’s ceremony, which was held at the…

DOH-7: We will accept any COVID vaccine brand that will arrive

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—There are no definitive plans yet as to what brand of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines will be allocated for Cebu as far as the regional health office here is concerned. But the agency…

FDA grants emergency use authorization for Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

Cathrine Gonzales - Reporter / @cgonzalesINQ 01/14/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The country’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted an emergency use authorization for the COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer. “After a thorough review of the currently available data by medical and regulatory experts, the…

‘Tripartite agreement’ for vaccine deal eyed

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Local government units (LGUs) and members of the private sector are advised to work closely with the national government on their plans to purchase coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines. Cebu City Mayor Edgardo…

COVID vaccine trials in PH: What to expect

Jovic Yee - Reporter / @jovicyeeINQ 11/22/2020

MANILA, Philippines — In about a month’s time, Filipinos may start taking part in the biggest global effort to find a vaccine to end “one of the most devastating epidemics” humanity has had to face. The clinical…

EU could approve two coronavirus vaccines this year

11/20/2020

Brussels, Belgium—The European Union could approve two coronavirus vaccines being tested by Pfizer-BioNTech and by Moderna before the end of next month, EU Commission president Ursula von der Leyen said Thursday, November 19, 2020. Von der Leyen…

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