Philippines approves Pfizer vaccine for emergency use

SourceGulf Insider
SectorHealthcare
CountryMiddle east

The Philippines’ Food and Drug Administration has authorised for emergency use the Covid-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech, the first to be approved in the country.FDA head Rolando Enrique Domingo said the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, which has shown a 95 per cent success rate, could be effective in preventing Covid-19, with which nearly half a million people in the Philippines have been infected.Comments Read Next16 hours agoBahrain: Mobile units launched to vaccinate the elderly16 hours agoNew COVID-19 variant now in the Philippines2 days agoPhilippines may rollout COVID-19 vaccine in February2 days agoUAE ministry slams fake news about Covid vaccines3 days agoUAE: Over 80,000 people vaccinated in last 24 hours3 days agoKuwait receives second batch of Pfizer vaccine3 days agoOver 178,300 people receive coronavirus vaccine in Saudi Arabia4 days agoUAE: Over 1 million residents vaccinated against COVID-194 days agoIndia to start COVID-19 vaccination drive from January 165 days agoUAE: Russian COVID-19 vaccine trials begin in Abu Dhabi ...read more...