InaVac gets emergency approval from BPOM

Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia, Nov 14, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The Food and Drug Supervisory Agency (BPOM) has issued emergency use authorization (EUA) for InaVac, a COVID-19 vaccine developed by researchers from Airlangga University (Unair). InaVac, COVID-19 vaccine, is developed by the University of Airlangga in Surabaya, East Java Province. (ANTARA/HO-BPBRIN Unair) […]

COVID-19 vaccination reduces disease severity and transmission, saves lives

Misinformation and myths about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and the vaccines developed against it have contributed to vaccine hesitancy, which refers to a delay in acceptance or refusal of available vaccines that have been deemed safe and effective by regulatory authorities.   False claims, when repeated, can later on be taken as truth and create clusters […]

Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare in Japan Approves Partial Change to a New Drug Authorization for Moderna’s Omicron-Targeting Bivalent Booster COVID-19 Vaccine, mRNA-1273.222

EQS Newswire / 01/11/2022 / 04:21 EST/EDT Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare in Japan Approves Partial Change to a New Drug Authorization for Moderna’s Omicron-Targeting Bivalent Booster COVID-19 Vaccine, mRNA-1273.222 CAMBRIDGE, MA / ACCESSWIRE / November 1, 2022 / Moderna, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRNA), a biotechnology company pioneering messenger RNA (mRNA) therapeutics and vaccines, today announced […]

Seven-month registered births and deaths in Philippines fall

REGISTERED births and deaths declined 25.2% and 32.6% year on year, respectively in the seven months to July, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said on Wednesday. According to its Vital Statistics Report, recorded births in the seven months totaled 545,255, while deaths fell to 311,921. Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon) was the leading region […]

US extends COVID-19 public health emergency declaration

REUTERS WASHINGTON — The United States on Thursday extended the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic’s status as a public health emergency for another 90 days, thereby preserving measures like high payments to hospitals and expanded Medicaid. The extension was announced by US Health Secretary Xavier Becerra on Thursday. Last month, President Joseph R. Biden, Jr., […]

US donates additional P11.5-M COVID-19 supplies, humanitarian aid to Surigao del Norte

THE UNITED States has donated an additional P11.5 million worth of COVID-19 supplies and humanitarian aid to disaster-hit Surigao del Norte, according to a statement released by its embassy in Manila on Thursday.  “USAID (United States Agency for International Development) has been a steady and reliable partner as we pick up from the devastating effects […]

AIM Vaccine Announces Proposed Listing on the Main Board of SEHK

HONG KONG, Sep 23, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – AIM Vaccine Co., Ltd. (“AIM Vaccine” or the “Company”, together with its subsidiaries, the “Group”, stock code: 06660.HK), the second largest vaccine company in China in terms of 2021 approved lot release volume (excluding COVID-19 vaccines), announced the proposed listing of its H shares […]

DOLE 7 partners with VSMMC for free Covid testing for newly hired workers

THE Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (DOLE 7) has announced free Covid-19 testing for newly hired employees across all sectors.The agency has partnered with Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC) to conduct reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction or RT-PCR test to qualified beneficiaries.According to DOLE 7 officer-in-charge Lilia Estillore, priorities of the […]

Ministry Of Health, Labour and Welfare in Japan Approves Partial Change to a New Drug Authorization for Moderna’s Omicron-Targeting Bivalent Booster COVID-19 Vaccine, mRNA-1273.214

EQS Newswire / 12/09/2022 / 23:52 EST/EDT Ministry Of Health, Labour and Welfare in Japan Approves Partial Change to a New Drug Authorization for Moderna’s Omicron-Targeting Bivalent Booster COVID-19 Vaccine, mRNA-1273.214 CAMBRIDGE, MA / ACCESSWIRE / September 12, 2022 / Moderna, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRNA), a biotechnology company pioneering messenger RNA (mRNA) therapeutics and vaccines, today announced […]

Indonesia’s Bio Farma ready to produce ‘IndoVac’ Covid-19 vaccines

BANDUNG, INDONESIA, Sep 12, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – PT Bio Farma, the holding company for state-owned pharmaceutical companies in Indonesia, announced a new milestone in manufacturing IndoVac, its Covid-19 vaccines brand, including primary series vaccines, booster vaccines and vaccines for children, in development since November 2021. IndoVac Covid-19 vaccine in production at […]

Indonesian pharmaceutical Bio Farma ready to produce IndoVac Covid-19 vaccines

Bandung, W Java, Indonesia, Sep 9, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – PT Bio Farma, the holding company for state-owned pharmaceutical companies in Indonesia, announced a new milestone in the manufacturing of IndoVac, a Covid-19 vaccine brand it has developed since November 2021. IndoVac Covid-19 vaccine in production at PT Bio Farma’s facilities near […]

US CDC no longer recommends students quarantine for COVID-19 exposure

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will no longer recommend quarantines or test-to-stay programs at schools or daycare centers for people exposed to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the agency said in updated guidelines on Thursday. The agency also said it was no longer recommending unvaccinated people quarantine after exposure as around 95% […]

AstraZeneca nixes variant-specific COVID vaccines, eyes annual shots 

There is little value in developing vaccines that target specific coronavirus variants, according to Bruce Mungall, Asia area medical director of vaccines and infectious diseases at AstraZeneca, a multinational pharmaceutical company.   “In terms of whether there’s value in chasing a new updated vaccine for a specific variant, I think there’s very limited incremental value in […]

166K Cebu City residents get 1st booster shots

OVER 166,000 individuals from Cebu City have already received their first Covid-19 booster shot.Data from the Cebu City Health Department revealed that the 166,241 individuals who got their first booster shot were part of the 848,708 city residents who already completed the first two Covid-19 vaccine doses provided during the beginning of the Covid vaccination […]

Toyota Announces Sales, Production, and Export Results for the First Half of 2022

Toyota City, Japan, Jul 28, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces its sales, production, and export results for June 2022 as well as the cumulative total from January to June, including those for subsidiaries Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd. and Hino Motors, Ltd. Highlights: In the first half of 2022, […]