Phase 2 of A3.1 vaccination program starts rolling out in 17 more locations in PH
“We are not saying that we are out of the woods. What we are saying is a matter of fact and based on the monitoring of data we have right now. But we are not saying that we have no more problems,” Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said.
Extreme physical strain is one of the signs of burnout, according to a clinical practitioner. This sometimes reaches to a point where a person can no longer get up and function.
“Mental health is one aspect in the society that is not given utmost attention,” Antique Rep. Loren Legarda lamented.
“We are calling on the police in Manila, we need to implement social distancing. Dolomite is really for everyone’s enjoyment, but don’t let that be the reason for us to have a superspreader event,” presidential spokesman Harry Roque Jr. said.
At least 4,000 people visited the man-made beach before dawn on Sunday amid the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, according to Manila Bay coordinating office deputy executive director Jacob Meimban Jr.
From eight hospitals during the first phase, 15 more hospitals and vaccination sites are now doing pediatric jabbing of minors with pre-existing medical conditions aged 12 to 17.
With hesitancy still high in some segments of the population, experts urge the government to scale up its information drive to reduce the resistance of citizens towards vaccination.
According to the DOH, experts are closely monitoring 46 sub-lineages of the Delta variant, and have so far not detected in the subvariant now spreading in European countries.
Experts said a booster shot is an additional dose after the protection of the original jab decreased over time, while a third shot is for those with certain health conditions to further protect them from severe infection or death.