Galvez: Vaccine delivery from Covax faces delay over ‘global logistics constraints’

Credit to Author: Catherine S. Valente, TMT| Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2021 04:52:46 +0000

THERE will be a “slight delay” in the delivery of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines to be supplied by the World Health Organization-led Covax facility to the Philippines due to “global logistics constraints”, vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr. said. Galvez, National Task Force against Covid-19 chief implementer, said that manufacturing countries were restricting exports of […]

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PH signs tripartite vaccine deal with Moderna, Razon group

Credit to Author: Catherine S. Valente, TMT| Date: Fri, 19 Mar 2021 00:49:22 +0000

THE Philippine government has signed a tripartite agreement with the private sector, led by business tycoon Enrique Razon and American drugmaker Moderna, for the supply of 20 million doses of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccine in the country. Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr., chief implementer of the National Task Force Against Covid-19 and the country’s vaccine […]

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WHO in talks with Pfizer, Moderna on Covid-19 vaccine access

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Tue, 15 Dec 2020 18:57:24 +0000

GENEVA: The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday it is in discussions with Pfizer and Moderna about possibly including their high-tech coronavirus vaccines among early jabs for poor countries at affordable prices. The WHO-backed Covax facility, created to ensure equitable access to Covid-19 vaccines around the world as they become available, is aiming to […]

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Moderna’s positive vaccine devt raises market

Credit to Author: Faye Almazan| Date: Tue, 19 May 2020 17:37:44 +0000

Early positive results from Moderna Inc.’s experimental coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccine boosted the local stock market on Tuesday. The Philippine Stock Exchange Index (PSEi) climbed by 1.4 percent, or 76.50 points, to 5,555.85, while wider All Shares increased by 1.03 percent, or 34.32 points, to close at 3,359.82. “The optimism flowed from the early […]

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