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Day 3 of vaccine program: More healthcare workers receive Sinovac shots

By: - Content Researcher/Writer / @CeBacligINQ
/ 11:27 AM March 03, 2021
A health worker receives the Sinovac Biotech's Coronavac vaccine on the first day of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) inoculation drive in the Philippines, at the Lung Center of the Philippines, Quezon City, Metro Manila, March 1, 2021. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

A health worker receives the Sinovac Biotech’s Coronavac vaccine on the first day of the Covid-19 inoculation drive in the Philippines, at the Lung Center of the Philippines, Quezon City, Metro Manila, March 1, 2021. REUTERS file photo / Eloisa Lopez

MANILA, Philippines — Healthcare workers from different hospitals in Metro Manila are scheduled to receive the China-donated Sinovac coronavirus vaccines on the third day of the government’s vaccination program.

Medical frontliners were inoculated on Wednesday with Sinovac’s CoronaVac at the East Avenue Medical Center, Cardinal Santos Medical Center, St. Luke’s Medical Center in Bonifacio Global City (BGC), and Quezon City, Ospital ng Muntinlupa, and the National Kidney and Transplant Institute.

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The following have received doses of the vaccines on Wednesday:

National Kidney and Transplant Institute

• Head of Cardiovascular Laboratory Dr. Joseph Michael Jaro

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Ospital ng Muntinlupa

• Medical Director Dr. Edwin Dimatatac

Cardinal Santos Medical Center

• Department of Orthopedics chairman Dr. Edgar Michael Eufemio
• Department on Internal Medicine Chief Resident Dr. Sergie Paul Fernandez
• VP and Head of Human Resources Maria Louzel Diaz

East Avenue Medical Center

• Medical Center Chief Dr. Alfonso Nuñez III
• Nurse Rosemarie Reyes

San Lazaro Hospital

• Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine head Dr. Rontgene Solante
• San Lazaro Hospital spokesperson Dr. Ferdinand de Guzman

The Medical City, Pasig

• Acute and Critical Care Institute Director Dr. Jose Emmanuel Palo

St. Luke’s Medical Center-BGC

• President and CEO Dr. Arturo Dela Peña
• VP and Chief Medical Officer Dr. Benjamin Campomanes

Asian Hospital and Medical Center

• Chief Medical Officer Dr. Jose Acuin

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Valenzuela City Medical Center

• Hospital Director Dr. Maria Estrella Litam
• Internal Medicine Resident Dr. Aldrin Ramos

According to vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr., who was recently vaccinated with CoronaVac, around 2,793 individuals have already been inoculated with the donated Covid-19 vaccine from China.

There are over 11 health facilities that have administered the Sinovac’s vaccine as of Tuesday or day two of the vaccination program.

Among these health facilities are:

• University of the Philippines-Philippine General Hospital (UP-PGH)
• Dr. Jose N Rodriguez Memorial Medical Center and Sanitarium (Tala Hospital)
• Lung Center of the Philippines (LCP)
• Victoriano Luna Medical Center (VLMC)
• Sta. Ana Hospital
• Amang Rodriguez Memorial Medical Center
• Pasay City General Hospital
• Pasig City General Hospital
• Taguig-Pateros District Hospital
• Veterans Memorial Medical Center (VMMC)
• Philippine National Police General Hospital (PNPGH)
• Manila Naval Hospital
• Army General Hospital
• Camp General Emilio Aguinaldo Station Hospital

This is a developing story. The list will be updated.

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