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PNP-PDEA shootout leaves four dead

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Four people were killed in Wednesday's controversial shootout between anti-drug operatives of the Philippine National Police and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency, authorities said in a report by CNN Philippines. Aside from the two pol...

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Quezon City mayor wants better crowd management

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Parañaque launches online registration for free vaccines 

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Parañaque City launched an online pre-registration for residents who wish to avail of the free vaccination against the coronavirus, according to a report by Manila Bulletin.

Mayor Edwin Olivarez said residents can visit his official Facebook page, scan the QR code to register.

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The Parañaque LGU is allocating an initial P250,000 for the city’s vaccination program. It signed an agreement with British-Swedish drug maker AstraZeneca on January 11 to purchase 200,000 doses of the vaccine.

Aside from AstraZeneca, Olivarez said they are eyeing to acquire vaccines from Janssen, Pfizer and Moderna.

City Health Officer Dr. Olga Virtusio said the city plans to inoculate up to 119,200 residents during Phase I of their vaccination program that will cover frontline workers, uniformed personnel, persons with disabilities, senior citizens and indigents.

The ultimate goal, Virtusio said is to reach a 90% vaccination coverage to attain 70% herd immunity of the critical population.


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