Tag: clinical trial

Genetic Variants Linked To Severe COVID-19

Scientists said Friday they had identified genetic variants that made patients more likely to develop severe COVID-19. (AFP photo)

Russian Sputnik V vaccine 95% efficient: developer

Interim trial results show the Russian Sputnik V vaccine against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) is above 95 percent efficient, the developer said on Tuesday. (Anadolu photo)

PH can procure Covid-19 vaccine sans local clinical trials

The government can still procure Covid-19 vaccines from US-based pharmaceutical firm Moderna and other vaccine manufacturers even with the absence of local clinical trials, a health official said Wednesday. (Andolu photo)

Emergency use of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine unlikely in PH: DOST

MANILA – The emergency use of Pfizer’s vaccine candidate against coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) is unlikely in the Philippines, Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Secretary Fortunato de la Peña said on Tuesday.