Dr. Gerardo Aquino Jr., medical chief of the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC), received Sinovac’s CoronaVac, becoming the first recipient of a COVID-19 vaccine in Cebu.
Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque graced the rollout of the vaccination program which was held at VSMMC’s Center for Behavioral Sciences building.
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500 years of Christianity in PH: Harmonizing two narratives
The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic moved back the commemoration of 500 years of Christianity by a year. Instead of a culmination, what was marked last Easter Sunday was the start of year-long activities. Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma pointed out that there are two important milestones:
‘The one that's right in front of you'
Perusing the social media posts of the week, I was struck by how so many were decrying the lack of any National Vaccination Plan or recovery plan for the sorry state in which this recent unabated upsurge in COVID-19 cases has left us in.
Gov't's game plan: Maintain ‘fiscal stamina' vs COVID-19
In a virtual economic briefing to mark the 75th anniversary of the post-war bilateral relations between the Philippines and the United States, Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez delivered his message right offthe bat: “This pandemic is a test of fiscal stamina and it was fortunate that when it hit us, the Philippines was financially ready.”
Ex-president Estrada diagnosed with ‘superimposed bacterial lung infection'
Former President and Manila Mayor Joseph “Erap” Ejercito Estrada has been diagnosed with a “superimposed bacterial lung infection.”
LRT-2 shortens operating hours as more staff get sick
FIRST DOSE - Health Assistant Regional Director Paz Corrales (right) administers the first dose of CoronaVac on San Juan City Mayor Francis Zamora on Friday, April 16 at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan.
Quincentennial crosses at Cebu Cordova Link Expressway lighted
CEBU CITY – The Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX) was a sight to behold Thursday night following the lighting of the eight quincentennial crosses on top of the structure’s twin pylons.
US imposes sanctions on Moscow, expels Russian diplomats
WASHINGTON (AFP) - The United States announced sanctions and the expul-sion of 10 Russian diplomats Thursday in retaliation for what Washington says is the Kremlin’s US election interference, a massive cyberattack and other hostile activity.