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Philippines COVID-19 cases breach 1,300,000 mark

(Eagle News) — COVID-19 cases in the Philippines breached the 1,300,000 mark on Friday, June 11, after the Department of Health reported 6686 additional cases. Of the total 1,300,349 cases, 61345 were active, according to the DOH’s recent data. Of…

Japan approves Moderna, AstraZeneca vaccines

  (AFP) — Japan formally approved Moderna and AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccines on Friday, but the latter will not be used immediately because of lingering concern over very rare blood clots. The decision comes just over two months before the pandemic-postponed…