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Parañaque eyes 5,000 daily inoculations 

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To achieve herd immunity, the Parañaque City government targets to inoculate at least 5,000 residents daily, once a steady supply of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) vaccine becomes available, according to a report by Philippine News Agency...

Quezon City reports 91.3% recovery from Covid-19 

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The Quezon City Epidemiology and Disease Surveillance Unit (CESU) recorded a 91.3-percent recovery from the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. This accounted for 77,231 individuals who...

Parañaque to administer Sputnik vaccines to senior citizens 

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Parañaque City will start vaccinating its senior citizens with Sputnik V on May 4, according to a report by Manila Bulletin. In a Facebook post, Mayor Edwin Olivarez said vaccination hours will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Ayala Malls Man...

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Moderna applies for emergency vaccine use in PH 

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Vaccine maker Moderna has filed for an emergency use authorization for its Covid-19 doses in the Philippines, according to a report by CNN.

Food and Drug Administration Director General Eric Domingo said the application was submitted on Monday.

An initial shipment of nearly 200,000 doses of the Moderna vaccine is scheduled to arrive in the country on June 15. The Philippines earlier signed a tripartite agreement with the American drug manufacturer to receive 20 million doses. Under the deal, 13 million will be allocated to the government, while seven million will go to the private sector.

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The Philippines is also eyeing to procure the coronavirus booster shot made by Moderna.

The country's FDA has granted the EUA applications of Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Sputnik V, Sinovac, Bharat Biotech Covaxin, and Janssen.


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