Two days before the arrival of 600,000 doses of the first coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccines in the country, health experts have gathered to endorse the Chinese vaccine Sinovac, vouching for its efficacy even among health workers, who are first-in-line in the priority list of vaccine recipients.
This and more curated have been included in this Friday, Feb. 26, 2021 edition of our update.
- Health experts recommend Sinovac for use of healthcare workers.
“Both teams have been working round the clock to make it happen. It is a fine tradition between China and the Philippines to help each other in trying times. A friend in need is a friend indeed,” Chinese Ambassador Huang Xilian said in a statement posted on his official Facebook account.
A toast to Pasig Mayor Vico Sotto
- Metro Manila’s localized lockdowns may have helped slow down the increasing number of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases, but there remain indications of continuous rising trend in new cases in the metropolis, OCTA Research said in its latest report.
- DOJ to continue probing deaths in illegal drugs operations nationwide.
- Over 100 tremor episodes lasting one to 34 minutes have been detected in Taal Volcano within a 24-hour observation period of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).
- If you have unclaimed baggage at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), better get them now or risk having these declared abandoned, and then auctioned off or donated to charity. https://mb.com.ph/2021/02/26/do-you-have-unclaimed-bags-at-naia-get-them-now-or-else/
- 2 COVID-19 frontliners are first female PH Coast Guard generals
- Siquijor, “PH’s healing island”, is reopening soon