Gov’t to alter strategies to boost vaccine distribution

The government will make changes to the country’s current vaccination strategies to increase the distribution of booster doses and immunizations among the senior citizens, according to a Department of Health (DOH) official, Monday, February 21.

Specialists explore possible 4th COVID-19 dose

With the Philippines continuing its rollout of the COVID-19 booster shots, experts around the world have started to look into recommending the administration of fourth doses to vulnerable citizens in the coming months. 

DOH urges infected individuals to get booster shot after isolation

After admitting that the rising wave of COVID-19 cases caused the deceleration of vaccination drives, the Department of Health (DOH) released a statement advising COVID-19-positive individuals to get their booster shot after completing their isolation period and when their symptoms have completely subsided.

COVID-19 is now the 3rd leading cause of death in the Philippines

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported on Monday, January 17, 2022, that COVID-19 was among the leading causes of death in the Philippines from January to October of last year, taking third place behind ischaemic heart diseases and cerebrovascular diseases.