Ana Marie Pamintuan
Ana Marie Pamintuan
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Health security
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - April 9, 2021 - 12:00am
If the government wants COVID patients to opt for home isolation as much as possible to decongest hospitals, two things must be made widely accessible.
The nightmare
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - April 7, 2021 - 12:00am
A guy feels a cold and cough coming on, with the accompanying itchy throat and slight fever.
Overrun and overwhelmed
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - April 5, 2021 - 12:00am
On Black Saturday, fresh COVID cases in our country hit 12,576.
Spiritual healing
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - March 31, 2021 - 12:00am
A woman I know used to have such a bubbly personality and be such a fun companion.
Locked down… again
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - March 29, 2021 - 12:00am
Remember the good old days?
Jumping the line
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - March 26, 2021 - 12:00am
With the China-made Sinovac jab, there was strong vaccine hesitancy in the Philippines.
Inside the bubble
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - March 24, 2021 - 12:00am
Let’s see… within the travel bubble of Metro Manila, Cavite, Laguna, Rizal and Bulacan, people can enjoy “staycations” and day visits to travel destinations and resorts.
Silver lining
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - March 22, 2021 - 12:00am
By June 30, Metro Manila will be on the cusp of achieving COVID-19 herd immunity.
Better than nothing
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - March 19, 2021 - 12:00am
A 10-year-old boy I know who excelled in Robotics pre-pandemic is enjoying his online classes in a mid-priced private school in Metro Manila.
Going around in circles
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - March 17, 2021 - 12:00am
We don’t want another strict lockdown. At the same time, we want to contain the surge in COVID-19 cases.
All lives matter
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - March 15, 2021 - 12:00am
In recent days my attention has been diverted from the spread of COVID variants in Metro Manila by a story from abroad.
Twice more lethal
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - March 12, 2021 - 12:00am
Several mayors are reporting an exponential increase in COVID cases, with the numbers doubling in just the last two weeks.
Sense of immunity
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - March 10, 2021 - 12:00am
People are wearing their masks below their noses, or not at all, and face shields are on their heads rather than covering their faces.
Inviting more lapses
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - March 8, 2021 - 12:00am
It has long been the lament of drugbuster Rodrigo Duterte: the country’s laws against illegal drugs, tough as they are, still have many holes that allow big fish and minnows alike to slip through the net.
Leap of faith
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - March 5, 2021 - 12:00am
Last Friday in Providence, Rhode Island, Father Nicanor Austriaco of the OCTA Research Group got his second dose of the Moderna COVID vaccine.
Whatever is available
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - March 3, 2021 - 12:00am
With a head start of about a week or two, all those 600,000 doses of the donated Sinovac jab, CoronaVac, can be used up by the time (or if ever) non-Chinese vaccines under the COVAX Facility arrive.
Finally, vaccines
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - March 1, 2021 - 12:00am
Whew… saved by AstraZeneca?
‘An unfortunate incident’
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - February 26, 2021 - 12:00am
Who’s the target of the drug bust; where are the drugs; where’s the money for the payoff (and was the money marked)?
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - February 24, 2021 - 12:00am
Eat your heart out, Philippines… Afghanistan, which continues to be rocked by bombings, kicked off yesterday its COVID vaccination program, using the UK’s Oxford /AstraZeneca jabs.
Where’s the vaccine?
by Ana Marie Pamintuan - February 22, 2021 - 12:00am
Last Saturday, registration got underway in my neck of the woods for COVID-19 vaccination.
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