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The efficacy of Covid-19 jabs is guaranteed regardless of brand, National Adverse Effects Following Immunization Committee (NAEFIC) Chair Dr. Lulu Bravo said in a...
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Director General Eric Domingo said Friday that the country's vaccination experts are still waiting for more data from Russia's...
A health official on Saturday said the Delta variant, which was first recognized in India, is 40 to 60 percent more transmissible than the...
In a virtual Palace presser, Villa said the delivery will start “within” July, August, and September.
In a statement, the DepEd said it has reviewed various international and local health studies, including UNICEF's, in coming up with recommendations for the implementation of in-person classes.
In a television interview, Duque said reassessment of places with zero Covid-19 infections may be done in line with the holding of face-to-face classes but the practice of minimum health standards must be prioritized by the respective schools in these areas.
In a virtual press briefing, Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said procurement is possible after the vaccines have undergone the country’s regulatory process and have been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
"I have directed all field offices, through their respective regional directors, to submit lists of teachers and personnel who were severely affected by the recent typhoons and flooding. These lists will be utilized to fully assist our people in need during these times," Briones said in a statement.
In its latest travel bulletin, the DFA said the entry of Filipinos to such countries and areas is allowed subject to medical protocols and flights available.
Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire, in a virtual press briefing on Monday, said that while health experts are still studying the possibility of airborne infection, the DOH has issued Department Memorandum 2020-0429 which provides administrative and engineering controls for the improvement of ventilation and air quality in enclosed, indoor spaces and lessen the transmission of the virus.
"At the moment, there are no face-to-face classes but the DepEd is really preparing for it," DepEd Undersecretary Tonisito Umali said in a television interview.
Pascua said the portion of the episode has “slipped quality assurance”.
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