Coronavirus vaccines will be available to immigrants in Canada

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 22 Jan 2021 09:00:01 +0000

Immigration status will not be a factor in COVID-19 vaccine rollout, Canada’s public health agency says. The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) told CIC News: “COVID-19 vaccines will be made available to everyone in Canada for whom it is approved and recommended for use… This applies to all persons in Canada whether or not they […]

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Covid vaccine hopes extend PSEi’s gains

Credit to Author: Faye Almazan| Date: Fri, 11 Dec 2020 17:12:50 +0000

Local shares finished the week higher on Friday as new developments on the hoped-for coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines and their anticipated distribution encouraged investors. The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) gained 1.28 percent or 91.73 points to close at 7,246.16 while the wider All Shares climbed 1.12 percent or 47.81 points to end at […]

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Stocks to track economic data, Covid vaccine devt

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Sun, 06 Dec 2020 16:17:42 +0000

Investors are seen taking cues from more upcoming economic data and developments in the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) vaccine for the trading week, analysts said. Philstocks Financial Inc. senior research analyst Japhet Tantiangco said a downward bias is still seen for the market on the back of recently released economic data and the main index being […]

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Duterte renews call for global access to Covid vaccine

Credit to Author: Catherine S. Valente, TMT| Date: Thu, 03 Dec 2020 19:34:34 +0000

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte called anew for universal access to a coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccine, saying it was the only way to beat the global health crisis. In a pre-recorded speech during the special session of the United Nations General Assembly on pandemic response, Duterte warned that “if any country is excluded by reason of […]

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Duterte calls for UN reforms, equal access to Covid vaccine

Credit to Author: Catherine S. Valente, TMT| Date: Tue, 22 Sep 2020 18:48:35 +0000

SAYING the United Nations (UN) “remains humanity’s essential Organization,” President Rodrigo Duterte called for reforms as the international body finds itself saddled by the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic that “has taken many lives and wrecked economies and social order.” In his speech during the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) aired early Wednesday, Duterte said […]

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Filipinos take part in Covid vaccine trial

Credit to Author: Bernadette E. Tamayo| Date: Mon, 24 Aug 2020 16:54:20 +0000

A TOTAL of 181 Filipino frontliners and volunteers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) took part in the Phase 3 trials for a potential vaccine for coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Monday. Philippine Ambassador to the UAE Hjayceelyn Quintana lauded and thanked the Filipino nurses who helped conduct the trials […]

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EU agrees to buy safe Covid vaccine

Credit to Author: Xinhua| Date: Sat, 15 Aug 2020 16:33:30 +0000

BRUSSELS: The European Union reached on Friday its first agreement to purchase a potential vaccine against Covid-19 once it is proven to be safe and effective, the European Commission said in a press release. The deal, made with the pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, would secure the purchase of at least 300 million doses on behalf of […]

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PH clinical trials up for Russian vaccine, Japanese drug

Credit to Author: Red Mendoza| Date: Wed, 12 Aug 2020 06:33:29 +0000

THE Philippines will meet with the Russian manufacturer of a vaccine being marketed  as a cure for the coronavirus disease for possible clinical trials, in addition to a Japanese drug that will be tested on infected patients in selected hospitals starting this August. Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said the sub-technical working group on vaccines, […]

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Our incentive in joining vaccine trials is cure – Palace

Credit to Author: Ma. Reina Leanne Tolentino, TMT| Date: Mon, 25 May 2020 11:51:44 +0000

The Philippines’s incentive for joining the clinical trials for a possible vaccine against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) is the need for a vaccine or a cure, Malacañang said. “Well ang incentive natin is kinakailangan natin ng bakuna, kinakailangan natin ng gamot sa Covid-19. (Well our incentive is we need a vaccine, we need a […]

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