Back To School 2021: How Ford Is Keeping Kids Safe From COVID-19

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Thu, 03 Jun 2021 15:46:38 +0000

As I type this, more than half of all adult Americans have received a COVID vaccine and life is, in a lot of ways, starting to look a bit like it did before the deadly virus first appeared. But, while millions of adults have been vaccinated, young kids still don’t have an approved vaccine, and […]

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Athletes, coaches get first vaccine shot vs Covid

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 28 May 2021 06:31:49 +0000

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA Several national athletes, coaches and officials bound to the Tokyo Olympics and the Vietnam Southeast Asian Games got their first vaccine shot against COVID-19 on Friday, May 28, at the Manila Prince Hotel. Some 730 delegates registered for the one-day proceedings with Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) President Bambol Tolentino, Philippine Sports Commissioner […]

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PH athletes for Tokyo Games, SEAG get vaccine shots Friday – Tolentino

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 25 May 2021 05:09:55 +0000

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA National athletes, coaches and officials bound for the Tokyo Olympics and the Vietnam Southeast Asian Games are scheduled to take their vaccine shots on Friday, May 28, at the Manila Prince Hotel. Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) President Bambol Tolentino announced this Tuesday, May 25, after coordinating with government officials last week following […]

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Health dept to hold trials for vaccine booster shots

Credit to Author: Red Mendoza| Date: Mon, 17 May 2021 16:16:17 +0000

THE Department of Health (DoH) said it will hold clinical trials for booster shots that will be administered to those who have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Speaking at a media forum on Monday, Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said the trials will be held in conjunction with similar tests for vaccine mixing. The DoH […]

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Another 2M AstraZeneca vaccines arrive in Manila

Credit to Author: Benjamin L. Vergara, TMT| Date: Sat, 08 May 2021 06:49:33 +0000

ABOUT two million doses of AstraZeneca vaccines arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport on Saturday. The arrival of additional doses of  vaccines from Covax aboard Singapore Airlines was witnessed by Philippine government officials led by Department of Health Secretary Francsco Duque 3rd and National Task Force against Covid-19 chief implementor Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. […]

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WHO panel OKs emergency use of China’s Sinopharm vaccine

Credit to Author: Associated Press| Date: Fri, 07 May 2021 19:08:25 +0000

GENEVA: The World Health Organization gave emergency use authorization Friday to a vaccine for coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) manufactured by China’s Sinopharm, potentially paving the way for millions of the doses to reach needy countries through a UN-backed program rolling out coronavirus vaccines. The decision by a WHO technical advisory group — a first for […]

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Biden aims to vaccinate 70% of American adults by July 4

Credit to Author: Associated Press| Date: Wed, 05 May 2021 10:14:42 +0000

WASHINGTON, D.C.: President Joe Biden set a new vaccination goal to deliver at least one shot to 70 percent of adult Americans by July Fourth as he tackles the vexing problem of winning over the “doubters” and those unmotivated to get inoculated. Demand for vaccines has dropped off markedly nationwide, with some states leaving more […]

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Some US states resume use of Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Credit to Author: Associated Press| Date: Sun, 25 Apr 2021 04:18:57 +0000

NEW YORK: With a green light from federal health officials, many states resumed use of the one-shot Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine on Saturday. Among the venues where it was being deployed: the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Among the other states ordering or recommending a resumption, along with Indiana, were Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, […]

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