Experts address COVID-19 vaccine safety issues for people with allergies

Listen to the country’s top experts as they discuss the latest scientific findings on COVID-19 vaccines and possible physiological reactions among people with health concerns in the latest Stop COVID Deaths webinar on Friday, 26 February, 12:00 noon.

“Are the COVID-19 Vaccines Safe?”

The roll-out of the COVID-19 vaccines has sparked questions about their safety and efficacy. Health experts will provide answers to these questions in the upcoming Stop COVID Deaths webinar, Friday, 29 January, 12:00 noon.

The COVID-19 pandemic has spurred innovation and transformation in the field of medical education. The 31st installment in the UP “STOP COVID DEATHS” webinar series will be a virtual international conference on medical education in the time of pandemic, to be held on Friday, 20 November, at 12:00 noon.

Reports on mutations of the SARS-CoV-2 virus have led the public to ask whether these changes make the virus that causes the COVID-19 disease more infectious, lethal, or on the other hand, benign and less transmissible. Philippine Genome Center Executive Director. Cynthia Saloma goes in depth on the issue in the 13th installment of the UP Webinar Series “STOP COVID DEATHS: Clinical Management Updates”.

Dr. Antonio B. Ramos, Dr. Raymond Francis Sarmiento, and Dr. Susan Pineda-Mercado. Screenshot from the livestream of the sixth installment of the UP “STOP COVID DEATHS: Clinical Management Updates” webinar series. (

Dr. Antonio B. Ramos, manager of the Lung Center of the Philippines Department of Administrative Services and resource speaker for the sixth episode of the University of the Philippines’ “STOP COVID DEATHS: Clinical Management Updates” webinar series, talked about the LCP experience in promoting hospital personnel safety during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Cebu, the Queen City of the South, has been cited by UP researchers as the “second major battleground” in the country’s fight against COVID-19. The ninth webinar in UP’s “STOP COVID DEATHS: Clinical Management Updates” series on June 19 aims to provide valuable lessons on the clinical management of COVID-19 in Cebu and other LGUs, with Dr. Mitzi Marie Chua, ICC Chair of the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center in Cebu City, as speaker.