UPDATES ON NOVEL CORONAVIRUS DISEASE (COVID-19)


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Updates on COVID-19 Vaccines

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June 04, 2021 5:00 PM

DOH issues Press Release: DOH: Face shields provide added layer of protection against COVID-19
Following recommendations on the removal of mandatory use of face shields in public places, the Department of Health (DOH) reiterates that no single method can provide full protection against COVID-19, and face shields provide another layer of protection against it...

June 03, 2021 1:50 PM

DOH issues Press Release: DOH: Complete Your Second Dose as Scheduled
The Department of Health (DOH) on Thursday reminded the public to complete their second dose of COVID-19 vaccines as scheduled. This is following the reports that there are vaccine recipients who have missed their schedules for getting their second dose...

June 02, 2021 5:00 PM

DOH issues Press Release: DOH Urges to Identify Barriers to Non-Vaccination Among A2, A3 Priority Groups; Vows to Provide Support in Improving Access
The Department of Health (DOH) on Wednesday urged local government units (LGUs) to identify reasons for non-vaccination of those belonging to A2 and A3 priority groups, following reports on the low vaccine coverage among senior citizens and persons with comorbidities..

May 29, 2021 3:00 PM

DOH issues Press Release: DOH, UP-PGC, and UP-NIH release results of 19th whole genome sequencing
The Department of Health (DOH), the University of the Philippines - Philippine Genome Center (UP-PGC), and the University of the Philippines - National Institutes of Health (UP-NIH) today report the detection of one (1) additional B.1.617.2 variant case, one hundred four (104) B.1.1.7 variant cases, one hundred thirty-seven (137) B.1.351 variant cases, and four (4) P.3 variant cases based on the latest whole-genome sequencing report...

May 27, 2021 9:30 AM

DOH issues Press Release: DOH conducts townhall with expert groups that ensure safety and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines
The Department of Health (DOH) on Wednesday conducted a town hall to introduce the DOH All Experts Groups on COVID-19 Vaccines who scrutinize the safety and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines from selection, procurement, and deployment. Currently, these expert groups guide the overall implementation of the COVID-19 vaccination program of the country....

May 25, 2021 2:15 PM

DOH issues Press Release: DOH supports move to prioritize NCR plus 8 for Vax deployment program; maintains need for equitable allocation
Contrary to headlines saying the Department of Health (DOH) rejected the prioritization of the National Capital Region (NCR) Plus, the DOH clarified that it supports the directive of President Rodrigo Duterte on prioritizing NCR plus 8 areas for the COVID-19 vaccination program...

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