PHL has chance to maximize WTO deal to make vaccines

By Revin Mikhael D. Ochave, Reporter THE PHILIPPINES should maximize the opportunities on offer from a deal reached at the 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12) of the World Trade Organization (WTO), particularly in the areas of vaccines and fisheries, analysts said.   George N. Manzano, University of Asia and the Pacific economist and former tariff commissioner, said […]

Covid-19 boosters now available in selected Watsons branches nationwide under government’s “Resbakuna sa Botika” program

FIRST and second booster shots for the Covid-19 vaccine under the government’s “Resbakuna sa Botika” are now available at 19 Watsons stores nationwide.The “Resbakuna sa Botika” program was first rolled out in selected clinics and pharmacies in Metro Manila and later on expanded to other areas nationwide as part of the national government’s efforts to […]

Omicron subvariant surge ‘likely’ to occur in Central Visayas, say DOH 7 execs

WITH majority of Central Visayas’ areas now opening themselves to both local and international tourists, it is now likely that the new Omicron subvariant B.2.12.1 may have already entered the region, officials of the Department of Health (DOH) said.DOH 7 Director Jaime Bernadas and chief pathologist Dr. Mary Jean Loreche expressed the same opinion after […]

‘Slight increase’ in Covid-19 cases felt in Alert Level 1 areas, says Duque

THE Department of Health (DOH) has recorded a slight increase in coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases in 14 areas that have been placed under Alert Level 1, the lowest quarantine classification in the country.In his report during President Rodrigo Duterte’s Talk to the People Address Monday, April 18, DOH Secretary Francisco Duque III reiterated the government’s […]

Only 16 barangays in Mandaue have active Covid-19 cases

ONLY 16 barangays in Mandaue City remain to have active Covid-19 cases as of March 21, 2022.These include barangays Banilad, Basak, Cabancalan, Cambaro, Canduman, Casili, Cubacub, Ibabao-Estancia, Jagobiao, Maguikay, Mantuyong, Pakn-a-an, Subangdaku, Tabok, Tipolo, and Umapad.Dr. Ligaya Lakambini Dargantes, head of the city’s Vaccination Operations Center (VOC), however, could not yet disclose the data per […]

V-01 as a Sequential Booster Can Produce Good Protection against Omicron —- Latest Phase III Data of COVID-19 Vaccine by Livzon Pharma

HONG KONG, Feb 18, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Global pandemic control is still facing enormous challenges after more than two years since the outbreak of the COVID-19. Following the Delta and Beta variants, Omicron variant emerged at the end of 2021, and its enhanced infectivity has cast a shadow over the global […]

Therapeutic Goods Administration of Australia Authorizes Moderna’s Covid-19 Vaccine in Children (6-11 Years)

Cambridge, MA, Feb 17, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Moderna, Inc., (NASDAQ:MRNA), a biotechnology company pioneering messenger RNA (mRNA) therapeutics and vaccines, today announced that the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) in Australia has granted provisional registration for the use of Moderna’s mRNA COVID-19 vaccine, Spikevax, in a 50 ug dose, two-dose series, for […]

Labnovation’s COVID-19 ART Test Kit, Imported by Clearbridge, is One of the Only Two COVID-19 ART Test Kits in the Philippines Approved by the FDA of the Philippines for Self-Testing

Singapore, Jan 26, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Asia’s integrated healthcare company, Clearbridge Health Limited (“Clearbridge” or the “Company” and together with its subsidiaries, the “Group”), is pleased to announce that Labnovation Technologies, Inc.’s (“Labnovation”) COVID-19 Antigen Rapid (“ART”) Test Kit, which is imported by Clearbridge and registered for use in the Philippines, […]