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  • Why PGH pulmonologist decided to get Sinovac shot despite Pfizer expectation

    Why PGH pulmonologist decided to get Sinovac shot despite Pfizer expectation

    A pulmonary critical care specialist from the Philippine General Hospital said he was initially disheartened when he learned health care frontliners would be getting Sinovac anti-COVID-19 shots. According to Sandra Aguinaldo's report on "24 Oras,"...

    GMA News OnlineGMA News Online • 2 March 2021, 9:05PM
  • Metro mayors push to boost public trust in Sinovac, other COVID-19 vaccines

    Metro mayors push to boost public trust in Sinovac, other COVID-19 vaccines

    MANILA - Several Metro Manila mayors on Tuesday said they were willing to be inoculated with Sinovac's COVID-19 jabs as soon as the Department of Health (DOH) allows it to help boost public confidence in coronavirus vaccines. The Philippines began...

    ABS-CBN NewsABS-CBN News • 2 March 2021, 8:40PM
  • Marikina mayor not on priority list, denied Sinovac shot

    Marikina mayor not on priority list, denied Sinovac shot

    Marikina City Mayor Marcelino Teodoro on Tuesday volunteered to get the Sinovac shot to encourage healthcare workers in the city to take the vaccine, but was denied due to the government's priority list. At the Amang Rodriguez Hospital, only 130 of...

    GMA News OnlineGMA News Online • 2 March 2021, 8:32PM
  • Farmers, fisherfolk, other agri workers should be on COVID-19 vaccine priority list-- agri groups

    Farmers, fisherfolk, other agri workers should be on COVID-19 vaccine priority list-- agri groups

    MANILA - Agricultural groups have called on government to include farmers, fisherfolk, and other workers from the sector on the priority list for COVID-19 vaccination. This, as the nation kickstarted its vaccination rollout with the arrival of...

    ABS-CBN NewsABS-CBN News • 2 March 2021, 7:44PM
  • DOH: Only Sinovac can bare clinical trial results of COVID-19 vaccine

    DOH: Only Sinovac can bare clinical trial results of COVID-19 vaccine

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has no authority to release the late-stage clinical trial data China's Sinovac Biotech submitted to the agency, the Department of Health (DOH) said on Tuesday. DOH spokesperson Undersecretary Maria Rosario...

    GMA News OnlineGMA News Online • 2 March 2021, 6:50PM
  • More Tala hospital workers want to be inoculated with Sinovac COVID-19 jabs, says chief

    More Tala hospital workers want to be inoculated with Sinovac COVID-19 jabs, says chief

    MANILA - More than 30 medical frontliners at the Dr. Jose N. Rodriguez Memorial Hospital and Sanitarium (DJNRMHS) in Tala, Caloocan City have expressed their intent to be vaccinated with the Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine, the hospital's chief said on...

    ABS-CBN NewsABS-CBN News • 2 March 2021, 6:12PM
  • Duterte to personally welcome arrival of AstraZeneca vaccines

    Duterte to personally welcome arrival of AstraZeneca vaccines

    President Rodrigo Duterte will personally receive the arrival of the expected 3.5 million doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said. Roque made the announcement two days after the government started its...

    GMA News OnlineGMA News Online • 2 March 2021, 6:00PM
  • Roque on Duterte’s ‘mamatay ka na’ to Robredo: What he said remains

    Roque on Duterte’s ‘mamatay ka na’ to Robredo: What he said remains

    The Palace stood by President Rodrigo Duterte's tirade against Vice President Leni Robredo - one that includes a death wish to Robredo - over her insistence that the Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine should be endorsed by the Health Technology Assessment...

    GMA News OnlineGMA News Online • 2 March 2021, 5:53PM
  • Sinovac vaccines arrive in Cebu, Davao; rollout on Thursday, Friday

    Sinovac vaccines arrive in Cebu, Davao; rollout on Thursday, Friday

    Thousands of doses of Sinovac's COVID-19 vaccine arrived in the cities of Cebu and Davao on Tuesday. According to a report on "Balitanghali", 7,200 doses went to the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center in Cebu. Twelve thousand were brought to...

    GMA News OnlineGMA News Online • 2 March 2021, 5:01PM
  • Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine might have better efficacy in Philippines —expert

    Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine might have better efficacy in Philippines —expert

    The coronavirus vaccine developed by Chinese firm Sinovac Biotech could possibly have better efficacy in the Philippines where the daily attack rate of COVID-19 is lower than in Brazil, the site of the clinical trials, an infectious diseases expert...

    GMA News OnlineGMA News Online • 2 March 2021, 4:48PM
  • Marikina, Taguig start vaccinating health workers vs. COVID-19

    Marikina, Taguig start vaccinating health workers vs. COVID-19

    Marikina City on Tuesday started its vaccination drive against COVID-19 using Sinovac's vaccine, with 190 medical frontliners expected to benefit from it. According to Maki Pulido's report, these healthcare workers are from public and private...

    GMA News OnlineGMA News Online • 2 March 2021, 4:09PM
  • Roque won't get Sinovac jab for now

    Roque won't get Sinovac jab for now

    Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque Jr. won't be getting inoculated with the Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine for the meantime. Roque noted that while he wants to get the Sinovac vaccine, he won't be able to since it will go against the recommendation of...

    GMA News OnlineGMA News Online • 2 March 2021, 4:06PM
  • AFP starts vaccinating personnel vs. COVID-19

    AFP starts vaccinating personnel vs. COVID-19

    The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and its branches on Tuesday conducted separate ceremonial vaccinations where at least 120 medical healthcare workers were inoculated againstCOVID-19. AFP spokesperson Major General Edgard Arevalo said at...

    GMA News OnlineGMA News Online • 2 March 2021, 3:05PM
  • Sinovac vaccine already undergoing HTAC review —Duque

    Sinovac vaccine already undergoing HTAC review —Duque

    The coronavirus vaccine developed by Chinese firm Sinovac Biotech is already undergoing review by the Health Technology Assessment Council (HTAC), Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said Tuesday. Duque said the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

    GMA News OnlineGMA News Online • 2 March 2021, 2:38PM
  • Gatchalian volunteers to receive Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine shot

    Gatchalian volunteers to receive Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine shot

    Senator Sherwin Gatchalian has volunteered to receive a COVID-19 vaccine manufactured by China's Sinovac Biotech to help address the high vaccine hesitancy in the country. In a statement on Tuesday, Gatchalian said that he is willing to get a...

    GMA News OnlineGMA News Online • 2 March 2021, 2:15PM
  • House health panel chair gets first dose of Sinovac vaccine

    House health panel chair gets first dose of Sinovac vaccine

    House committee on health chairperson and Quezon Representative Angelina "Helen" Tan was inoculated with China's Sinovac vaccine on Tuesday. Tan received the first dose of the CoronaVac vaccine at the Veterans Memorial Medical Center (VMMC) as part...

    GMA News OnlineGMA News Online • 2 March 2021, 1:57PM
  • DOH: 756 received Sinovac shots on Day 1 of vaccination program

    DOH: 756 received Sinovac shots on Day 1 of vaccination program

    A total of 756 individuals received the first dose of Sinovac's COVID-19 vaccine during Day 1 of the country's vaccination program, Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said Tuesday. During the day's Laging Handa public briefing, Vergeire...

    GMA News OnlineGMA News Online • 2 March 2021, 1:52PM
  • Pasig starts inoculation vs. COVID-19 with over 100 medical frontliners

    Pasig starts inoculation vs. COVID-19 with over 100 medical frontliners

    The Pasig City government on Tuesday started its inoculation rollout with over 100 medical frontliners set to receive Sinovac's vaccine against COVID-19 at the Pasig City General Hospital. COVID-19 Referral Center Hospital Incident Commander Dr....

    GMA News OnlineGMA News Online • 2 March 2021, 12:04PM
  • DOH: 13 adverse events recorded on first day of vaccine rollout

    DOH: 13 adverse events recorded on first day of vaccine rollout

    Thirteen adverse events following immunization (AEFI) were recorded on the first day of the rollout of vaccines from China's Sinovac, the Department of Health (DOH) said Tuesday. Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said the adverse events...

    GMA News OnlineGMA News Online • 2 March 2021, 11:13AM
  • Philippines inoculates 756 in first day of COVID-19 vaccine rollout

    Philippines inoculates 756 in first day of COVID-19 vaccine rollout

    MANILA - A total of 756 people received their COVID-19 vaccine on the country's first day of inoculation, which was "quite satisfactory," Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said Tuesday. The Philippines received its first legal coronavirus shots...

    ABS-CBN NewsABS-CBN News • 2 March 2021, 11:12AM
  • 1,900 of 5,000 medical frontliners in Manila registered for Sinovac vaccination —Isko

    1,900 of 5,000 medical frontliners in Manila registered for Sinovac vaccination —Isko

    Around 1,900 out of the 5,000 medical frontliners in Manila have registered for inoculation using the COVID-19 vaccine from Sinovac, Mayor Isko Moreno said Tuesday, the start of the vaccination in the city. Interviewed on Unang Balita on Tuesday,...

    GMA News OnlineGMA News Online • 2 March 2021, 8:40AM
  • More than 400 receive COVID-19 vaccines on Day 1

    More than 400 receive COVID-19 vaccines on Day 1

    At least 416 health workers and government officials received their first dose of Coronavac, which is a vaccine developed by Sinovac Biotech, on the first day of COVID-19 vaccinations based on data collected by GMA News Research. In the report on...

    GMA News OnlineGMA News Online • 2 March 2021, 2:28AM
  • 300 Coronavac doses delivered to QC hospital

    300 Coronavac doses delivered to QC hospital

    About 300 doses of Coronavac, which is manufactured by Sinovac Biotech, were delivered to the Fe Del Mundo Medical Center in Quezon City late Monday evening. GMA News' James Agustin reported that the vaccines were from the storage facility in...

    GMA News OnlineGMA News Online • 2 March 2021, 1:44AM
  • Contrary to Duterte claim, China also brought vaccines to Cambodia via gov't plane

    Contrary to Duterte claim, China also brought vaccines to Cambodia via gov't plane

    Contrary to President Rodrigo Duterte's claim that the Philippines was the only country that China had ever delivered COVID-19 vaccines to, a Chinese military transport had flown a batch of Sinopharm vaccines to Cambodia on February 7 - three weeks...

    GMA News OnlineGMA News Online • 1 March 2021, 11:39PM
  • Health workers protest outside Lung Center for ‘most efficacious’ vaccine

    Health workers protest outside Lung Center for ‘most efficacious’ vaccine

    Employees of the Lung Center of the Philippines in Quezon City and other health workers held a protest demanding a free, safe and "most efficacious" COVID-19 vaccine outside the hospital on Monday, while Health Secretary Francisco Duque III was...

    GMA News OnlineGMA News Online • 1 March 2021, 11:01PM
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