1.5 million more doses of Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine delivered to PH

Krissy Aguilar 07/22/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Another 1.5 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by  Sinovac were delivered to the Philippines on Thursday, July 22, 2021. The Cebu Pacific plane carrying the latest batch of China-made CoronaVac arrived at…

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…

Hundreds of Thai medical workers infected despite Sinovac vaccinations

Reuters 07/11/2021

BANGKOK — Thailand’s health ministry said on Sunday more than 600 medical workers who received two doses of China’s Sinovac vaccine have been infected with COVID-19, as authorities weigh giving booster doses to raise immunity. Of the 677,348…

Sinovac’s CoronaVac less effective vs COVID-19 Gamma variant, says study

07/09/2021

Researchers found that antibodies generated by the vaccine work less well against the variant than a previous coronavirus strain, while Gamma may also be able to reinfect people who had previously had the virus. Gamma’s capacity to…

PRO-7: 150 policemen in A4 group get first COVID jab

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 07/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Some 150 policemen from the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) have already received their first doses of AstraZeneca and Sinovac vaccines today, July 8. This will bring the number of vaccinated…

At least 400 CCPO personnel to receive COVID-19 vaccines soon

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 07/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) expects to vaccinate at least 400 personnel soon as the Department of Health in Central Visayas has approved their request for COVID-19 vaccines. This after 26 police…

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…

Cebu City gov’t brings COVID-19 vaccines closer to mountain barangays

Mae Fhel Gom-os 06/22/2021

Cebu City, Philippines–For the convenience of residents in mountain barangays here, around 1,300 Sinovac vaccines allocated for them were brought closer to them last Friday and Saturday, June 18 and June 19, 2021. In an interview on…

1.5M more doses of Sinovac’s COVID-19 vaccine arrive in PH

Krissy Aguilar 06/17/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines on Thursday, June 17, 2021, received another 1.5 million doses of Sinovac’s CoronaVac COVID-19 vaccine. The latest shipment arrived via a Cebu Pacific flight at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport around 7:30 a.m.…

Ahong receives 2nd jab in Olango Island, urges residents to get inoculated

Futch Anthony Inso 06/16/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines- Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan is now fully vaccinated with the Sinovac Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine on Wednesday, June 16, 2021. This after the mayor received the second dose of the vaccine,…

521 CV cops complete COVID-19 jabs

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of 521 policemen in Central Visayas already completed their COVID-19 vaccination as of this Sunday, June 13. But this only represents about five percent of the 12, 250 cops who are…

Rama wants Sinovac for mountain barangay residents

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City wants more Sinovac vaccines so that these can be allocated to mountain barangay residents. This was the statement of Acting Mayor Michael Rama in a press conference on Friday, June 11,…

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