2 weeks IATF approves PH’s participation in COVID-19 vaccine clinical trials MB
By Dhel Nazario The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) has approved the country’s participation in clinical trials for COVID-19 vaccines. Under Resolution No. 39 released on Saturday (May 23), the IATF approved the Department of Science and Technology’s (DOST) recommendations on the participation of the Philippines in the clinical trials. The country will be collaborating with Adimmune Corporation, Academia Sinica, Chinese Academy of Science – Guangzhou Institute of Biomedicine and Health, and SinoPharma – Wuhan Institute of Biological Products and Beijing Institute. The resolution signed on May 22 states a sub-technical working group chaired ... more