Phase I Clinical Trial of AIM mRNA COVID-19 Vaccine (LVRNA009) Won the Praise of the Industry for High Safety and Well Tolerance

HANGZHOU, CHINA, Jan 12, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – On January 8, AIM Vaccine held a meeting at Shulan (Hangzhou) Hospital to report on the analysis results of the phase I clinical trial data of its mRNA COVID-19 vaccine (LVRNA009). Safety data on the phase I clinical trial was released by Director Chen […]

Cabaero: Check vaccine expiry

People about to get inoculated demand to see the expiration date of the Pfizer vaccine vial. A local government unit (LGU) refuses to accept doses past or close to their expiration dates. These are among the reactions to fears that what the public might get as their vaccine against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) is expired […]

Philippines to impose COVID-19 vaccine mandate for on-site workers

By Kyle Aristophere T. Atienza, Reporter   The Philippine government will require employees, both public and private, doing on-site work to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), but only in areas with a stable supply of vaccines.  Palace spokesman Herminio “Harry” L. Roque, Jr. said in a statement on Friday that the […]

Novavax COVID-19 vaccine gets first authorization; expects more within weeks, CEO says

NOVAVAX, INC. expects regulators in India, the Philippines and elsewhere to make a decision on its coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine within “weeks,” its chief executive told Reuters, after the shot on Monday received its first emergency use authorization (EUA) from Indonesia.   Novavax shares were up about 13% after the company also said it had filed […]

DOH approves Covid booster shots this year for health workers, seniors

DEPARTMENT of Health (DOH) Secretary Francisco Duque III has approved the recommendation of the Health Technology Assessment Council (HTAC) on the provision of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) vaccine booster shots. The HTAC recommended the booster vaccination of health workers and senior citizens in the fourth quarter of 2021, and among eligible priority groups, such as frontline […]

Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness drops after 6 months — study

THE EFFECTIVENESS of the Pfizer, Inc./BioNTech SE vaccine in preventing infection by the coronavirus dropped to 47% from 88% six months after the second dose, according to data published on Monday that US health agencies considered when deciding on the need for booster shots.   The data, which was published in the Lancet medical journal, had been previously released in […]

A*STAR and Local SME Work with Vaccination Centres to Deploy Automated Systems for Filling Syringes

SINGAPORE, Sep 30, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) has developed an Automated Vaccine Inoculation Dispenser (AVID) system, which replaces the manual step of filling injection syringes with vaccine liquid. AVID is customised for the vaccination centres which are set up by the Ministry of Health […]

Davide to Cebu residents: Don’t be picky on Covid-19 vaccines

CEBU Vice Gov. Hilario “Junjun” Davide III encouraged his constituents to get vaccinated and avoid choosing particular vaccine brands. Davide gave the reaction after reading SunStar Cebu’s report that some residents in Asturias town are refusing to get vaccinated as the town’s vaccination personnel are using the China-based Sinovac vaccine to inoculate the residents. Davide […]