6,480 participants of WHO solidarity trials get first dose of COVID-19 jabs

1/29/2022 7:15:00 AM

In a taped report, DOST Secretary Fortunato “Boy” T. de la Peña also reported that as of Jan. 17, at least 5,025 participants have already completed the two-dose schedule of the first study vaccine.

In a taped report, DOST Secretary Fortunato “Boy” T. de la Peña also reported that as of Jan. 17, at least 5,025 participants have already completed the two-dose schedule of the first study vaccine.

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) said Friday, Jan. 29, that 6,480 participants of the World Health Organization (WHO) Solidarity Vaccine Trials in the country have already received their first dose of jabs against coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

In a taped report, DOST Secretary Fortunato “Boy” T. de la Peña also reported that as of Jan. 17, at least 5,025 participants have already completed the two-dose schedule of the first study vaccine.Included in list of trial sites are Philippine General Hospital, Lung Center of the Philippines, Makati Medical Center, Quirino Memorial Center, St. Luke’s Medical Center, Medical Center Manila, Baguio General Hospital, and San Juan De Dios Hospital, as well as two community-based centers in Sampaloc, Manila and Crame, Quezon City.

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de la Peña also reported that as of Jan. 17, at least 5,025 participants have already completed the two-dose schedule of the first study vaccine. Dagupan has a population of 181,586 as of 2021. Included in list of trial sites are Philippine General Hospital, Lung Center of the Philippines, Makati Medical Center, Quirino Memorial Center, St. Likewise, the percentage of vaccinated adults willing to get a booster dose is high in all age groups—84 percent among those 55 years old and above, 81 percent for 45 to 55-year-olds, 79 percent for 35 to 44-year-olds, 78 percent for 25 to 34-year-olds, and 74 percent for 18 to 24-year-olds. Luke’s Medical Center, Medical Center Manila, Baguio General Hospital, and San Juan De Dios Hospital, as well as two community-based centers in Sampaloc, Manila and Crame, Quezon City. 25, the city recorded 603 active COVID-19 cases after logging 26 new infections. The Solidarity Trials for Vaccines was organized by the WHO and recruited its first volunteer on Sept. DOH said 37 duplicates were removed from the total case count including 17 recoveries and two deaths.

30 and targets to recruit 15,000 participants. FEATURED STORIES.6% for national percentages. The Philippines is one of the three countries in the world where the Solidarity Trial for Vaccines was launched, alongside Colombia and Mali. .