UPDATES ON NOVEL CORONAVIRUS DISEASE (COVID-19)


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Updates on COVID-19 Vaccines

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June 28, 2021 10:20 AM

DOH issues Press Release: DOH Statement On The Circulating Video of a Prospective Vaccine Recipent Who Was Not Able to Receive a Proper Dose
The DOH is aware of the circulating video of a prospective vaccine recipient who failed to receive a proper dose of COVID-19 vaccine. This is a clear breach of vaccination protocol..

June 21, 2021 9:30 AM

DOH issues Press Release: DOH, UP-PGC, and UP-NIH Detect More COVID-19 Variants; Assure Continuous COVID-19 Biosurveillance Activities
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 four additional Delta (B.1.617.2) variant cases, 14 Alpha (B.1.1.7) variant cases, 21 Beta (B.1.351) variant cases, and one Theta (P.3) variant case based on the latest whole-genome sequencing report...

June 11, 2021 3:50 PM

DOH issues Press Release: DOH, Syngenta forge partnership to help protect farmers
Agriculture is one of the most affected sectors in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite mobility restrictions and limitations, Filipino farmers still have the daunting task of ensuring food for 110 million Filipinos. To support them, the Department of Health (DOH) and agricultural technology firm Syngenta Philippines are working together to make sure that farmers get the help and information they need for them to make informed, fact-based decisions on important matters such as vaccination. Together, they aim to boost vaccine confidence, address vaccine hesitancy, and counter vaccine misinformation...

June 11, 2021 9:00 AM

DOH issues Press Release: DOH: 300+ Donated Respirators Distributed to Hospitals, Standby Units Available for Outside NCR+8
The Department of Health (DOH) on Friday clarified that 337 donated respirators to government and private hospitals were already delivered, with the remaining 63 respirators on standby, ready to be deployed to regions experiencing surges..

June 10, 2021 5:00 PM

DOH issues Press Release: Philippines receives additional 2.28 million COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX Facility
Manila, 10 June 2021 — The Philippines on Thursday received an additional 2.28 million doses of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines from the COVAX Facility, the global collaboration which ensures equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines around the world. The vaccines will be administered to those who are not fully vaccinated and those belonging to priority groups A1 to A3 — healthcare workers, the elderly, and those with underlying health conditions..

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...

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