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Emergency Use Authorization

Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) is an authorization issued for unregistered drugs and vaccines in a public health emergency. The FDA Director General, by virtue of the Executive Order No. 121 of the President of the Philippines, authorizes the issuance of the EUA.

List of COVID-19 Vaccines Authorized by the FDA

 

List of COVID-19 Drugs Authorized by the FDA


Reports of suspected adverse reaction to COVID-19 vaccines

The FDA publishes an overview of reports of suspected adverse reactions to COVID-19 vaccines that is currently in use in the vaccination program of the Philippines.

The reports of suspected adverse drug reactions issued on a weekly basis have provided timely and relevant information to the healthcare professionals and the public on the safety of COVID-19 vaccines used in the vaccination program of the government as implemented by the National COVID-19 Vaccination Operations Center. In line with the high vaccination coverage and operational strategy, the frequency of providing the updates will be changed from a weekly basis to every other week, then on a monthly basis starting October 2022. Monitoring the safety of COVID-19 vaccines shall remain on a regular interval and the FDA shall continue to provide the safety update as discussed above.

Status as of 21 August 2022

Total number of doses administered: 161,709,395
Number of fully vaccinated individuals: 72,323,766
Number of individuals with booster shots: 17,489,964
Number of reports of suspected adverse reaction: 106,681 (0.07% of doses administered)

 
 

To report a suspected side effect, click here.

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