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MATUGUINAO TOPS SAMAR’S COVID-19 VACCINE DRIVE

The town of Matuguinao in Samar, once infested by communist rebels, now holds the honor of being the first municipality in the province to attain 70 percent coverage in the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccination, the regional health office said. As of November 30, the town’s health workers managed to administer COVID-19 vaccines to 3,816 […]

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PRIORITIZE WORKERS IN 3-DAY VAX DRIVE – VILLANUEVA

The government’s planned three-day national vaccination drive from Nov. 29 to Dec. 1 is the “booster shot” needed to spike inoculation numbers, which nine months after the first shot was administered have yet to hit 50 percent of target, Senator Joel Villanueva said. This “one time-big time” approach is what we need, Villanueva said, adding […]

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PH RED CROSS VAX DRIVE FULL SPEED DESPITE RAINS

Torrential rain and flooding will not stop the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) from vaccinating as many people as it can. Even at the height of the combined rainfall caused by  Typhoon Fabian and the habagat (southwest monsoon), PRC’s Bakuna Centers continue to go full speed with its vaccination program. “Hindi tayo titigil.” “Hindi tayo titigil (We will not […]

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ARRIVAL OF 2M PFIZER VACCINES TO BOOST PH SUPPLY

Senator Kiko Pangilinan welcomed the arrival of over 2 million US-supported Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines to be distributed to Cebu, Davao, and Manila as these would provide a much-needed boost to the Philippines’ COVID-19 vaccine supply. “Nagpapasalamat tayo sa US at kay President Joe Biden para sa higit 2.2 million na bakuna na dumaan sa international Covax […]