Health Economics & Outcome Research: Open Access

ISSN - 2471-268X

Wilfred G. Alava

Bukidnon State University, Malaybalay City, 8714, Bukidnon, Philippines


  • Review Article   
    Covid-19 Vaccines in the Philippines: a Meta-analysis
    Author(s): Cababan, Mc Arthur L*, Catane, Gretchen V and Wilfred G. Alava

    A year after since the identification of the SARS-CoV-2 virus and its genome, an exceptional effort by the scientific community has led to the development of over 300 vaccine projects. Over 40 are now undergoing clinical evaluation, ten of these are in Phase III clinical trials, and seven of them have ended Phase III with positive results and were granted Emergency Used Authorization (EUA) in the Philippines. Existing data suggest that new vaccine candidates may be instrumental in protecting individuals and reducing the spread of pandemic. The conceptual and technological platforms exploited are diverse, and it is likely that different vaccines will show to be better suited to distinct groups of the human population. Moreover, it remains to be elucidated whether and to what extent the capacity of vaccines under evaluation and of unrelated vaccines such as BCG can increase immunologica.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2471-268X.21.7.179

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