60K persons ‘fully vaccinated’ in Region 7

IN CENTRAL Visayas, 60,460 individuals have been fully vaccinated against Sars-CoV-2, the virus causing coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), as of Monday, May 24, 2021, the Department of Health (DOH) 7 reported on Tuesday, May 25. Dr. Mary Jean Loreche, DOH 7 spokesperson, said 52,205 of those fully vaccinated are health care workers (priority A1), while […]

COVID case tally up 8,000

The health department on Friday reported over 8,000 new cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). In a statement released on Friday, the Department of Health (DoH) said that as of April 30, it recorded 8,748 new cases of the virus. This brings the total number of positive cases in the country since the pandemic […]

Active Covid cases drop below 100,000

AFTER a week of declaring time-based recoveries, active coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases fell below 100,000 for the first time in a month. Deaths from Covid-19, however, continued to exceed 100 for the fourth day in a row. DOH Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire warned against complacency and reminded the public to continue adhering strictly to […]

Nationwide round-up (04/15/21)

House vows to work swiftly on 3 economic bills marked urgent THE House of Representatives on Thursday said it will work swiftly on the three proposed economic bills certified as urgent by President Rodrigo R. Duterte. In a statement, Deputy Speaker Bernadette Herrera-Dy said, “I will work with the House leadership and my other colleagues […]

DOH advisers: Place Cebu under ECQ again

SOME members of the technical advisory council of the Department of Health central office have recommended placing Cebu under enhanced community quarantine due to the rising number of Covid-19 cases and the reported Sars-CoV-2 mutations, or “mutations of concern.” However, the DOH 7 leadership has appealed to the council to give them time to review […]

Apollomics, Inc. Licenses a Targeted, Active Checkpoint Control Immunotherapy for Greater China and South Africa

FOSTER CITY, Calif. and HANGZHOU, ZHEJIANG, CHINA, Feb 12, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – Apollomics, Inc., an innovative biopharmaceutical company committed to the discovery and development of mono- and combination- oncology therapies, today announced an exclusive license agreement for the development and commercialization of TYG100 in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan, also known […]