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NBI TO PROBE ONLINE SALE OF COVID-19 VAX – ABALOS

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has sought the assistance of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) following the alleged online selling of government-procured COVID-19 vaccines in the cities of Mandaluyong, San Juan, and Parañaque, among others. MMDA Chairman Benhur Abalos and Mandaluyong City Mayor Menchie Abalos have met with NBI Officer-in-Charge Director Eric Distor […]

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ONE FOR ALL, ALL FOR ONE, IN VACCINE ROLLOUT – CASTELO

“We are in a crisis nobody alive has ever seen before. Hindi na super hero ang kailangan natin. Super friends na ang kailangan natin.” This according to Quezon City 6th District Councilor Bobby Castelo who, over the weekend, commented about the temporary suspension of acceptance of vaccine applications for Quezon City due to lack of […]

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MMDA BEGINS VACCINE ROLLOUT – ABALOS

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) started the vaccination of its employees who are medical frontliners, senior citizens, and persons with comorbidities to protect them from COVID-19. 200 personnel belonging to the A1, A2, and A3 on the priority of IATF were given their initial dose of the Sinovac COVID-19 vaccines. “Senior citizens and medical […]

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TAYTAY READY TO STORE COVID-19 VACCINES – GACULA

A cold storage facility in Taytay, Rizal is now ready to store coronavirus vaccines, Taytay Mayor Joric Gacula has announced. Gacula said the municipality of Taytay is ready to facilitate the storage and deployment of the vaccines after local government officials and municipal health officials visited and inspected the cold storage facility owned by the […]

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ORMOC OKS P350M BUDGET FOR VIRUS VACCINES – GOMEZ

The city government of Ormoc in Leyte is setting aside P350 million for the procurement of vaccines for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) to cover 80 percent of the city’s residents. The local inter-agency task force headed by Mayor Richard Gomez approved the amount to finance the local government’s priority activity this year. “The sum […]