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PGH seeing more child patients with COVID-19
by Sheila Crisostomo - August 5, 2021 - 12:00am
The Philippine General Hospital has observed a trend among children infected with COVID-19, an official said on Tuesday night.
Extend voter registration, Comelec urged
by Sheila Crisostomo - August 3, 2021 - 12:00am
Sen. Risa Hontiveros yesterday asked the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to extend the voter registration in areas affected by the enhanced community quarantine.
‘No evidence, but response geared vs community transmission’
by Sheila Crisostomo - August 3, 2021 - 12:00am
Despite the rising COVID-19 cases, the Department of Health reiterated yesterday that there is no evidence yet of community transmission of the highly contagious Delta variant in the National Capital Region.
Up to 30,000 active cases in NCR projected by September 30
by Sheila Crisostomo - August 1, 2021 - 12:00am
Despite setting a stricter community lockdown in the coming weeks, the National Capital Region may still see some 18,000 to 30,000 active cases of COVID-19 by the end of September, the Department of Health said...
DOH says booster shot for Sinovac still being studied
by Sheila Crisostomo - July 28, 2021 - 12:00am
The Vaccine Expert Panel is studying whether people administered with Sinovac vaccine should be given booster shots to strengthen their protection against COVID, Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said yester...
Glitch seen to hike daily COVID-19 cases
by Sheila Crisostomo - July 25, 2021 - 12:00am
An increase in the daily tally of COVID-19 patients may be seen in the coming days but the Department of Health has underscored this does not necessarily mean that there is actual surge in cases.
17 more Delta variant cases detected
by Sheila Crisostomo - July 25, 2021 - 12:00am
The number of the highly transmissible Delta variant COVID-19 cases rose to 64 yesterday, following the detection of 17 more cases, 12 of whom were locally infected, the Department of Health said yesterday.
Philippines detects 12 more Delta variant cases
by Sheila Crisostomo - July 23, 2021 - 12:00am
Twelve more local cases of the highly transmissible Delta variant have been detected in four regions in the country including three in Metro Manila, the Department of Health reported yesterday.
Give A4 workers random swab tests – TUCP
by Sheila Crisostomo - July 18, 2021 - 12:00am
To know the extent of COVID-19 infections among the workers, the Trade Union Congress of the Philippines yesterday asked the government and employers to subject them to randomized reverse transcript-polymerase chain...
2 of local Delta cases unvaccinated – DOH
by Sheila Crisostomo - July 18, 2021 - 12:00am
The two local cases of COVID-19 Delta variant detected in Antique are unvaccinated senior citizens, the Department of Health said yesterday.
WHO downgrades alert level for Theta variant
by Sheila Crisostomo - July 14, 2021 - 12:00am
The World Health Organization has downgraded the classification of Theta or the P.3 variant first detected in the Philippines in March, the National Institute of Health-University of the Philippines said yester...
Nurses’ group: Abolishing exams perilous to health
by Sheila Crisostomo - July 11, 2021 - 12:00am
The Filipino Nurses United yesterday opposed the proposed abolition of licensure examination for nurses, citing the commercialization of nursing education in the country.
Vaccination rate lowest in BARMM
by Sheila Crisostomo - July 10, 2021 - 12:00am
Logistics issues have affected the delivery and storage of COVID-19 vaccines in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, making it the region with the lowest vaccination rate, according to the Department...
Ivermectin ineffective vs COVID-19 – DOH
by Sheila Crisostomo - July 10, 2021 - 12:00am
The Department of Health, citing a recent study in the US, remains steadfast in its position not to recommend Ivermectin as treatment for the coronavirus, saying the anti-parasitic drug was found not to have any...
DOH: Big possibility of another COVID-19 wave
by Sheila Crisostomo - July 8, 2021 - 12:00am
Another wave of COVID-19 infections caused by more transmissible variants is a “big possibility” so measures to prevent the further spread of the virus should be sustained, the Department of Health ...
DOH sees ‘population protection’ by November
by Sheila Crisostomo - July 6, 2021 - 12:00am
The Department of Health is hopeful that the country will achieve “population protection” against COVID-19 in the National Capital Region by November, an official said yesterday.
Cops on lookout for fake vaccination cards
by Sheila Crisostomo - July 6, 2021 - 12:00am
Police have been ordered to be alert against the possible use of fake vaccination cards now that the government has eased rules in allowing interzonal travel for fully vaccinated people, the Philippine National Police...
3 regions monitored for high health care utilization rates
by Sheila Crisostomo - July 4, 2021 - 12:00am
Three regions spread through Luzon, the Visayas and Mindanao are being closely monitored by the Department of Health because of high health care utilization rates for COVID-19 cases.
DOH absolves vaccinators in failed jab incidents
by Sheila Crisostomo - July 3, 2021 - 12:00am
The Department of Health has practically absolved the vaccinators involved in the three viral videos of failed COVID-19 inoculations, saying these were “human errors.”
Philippines not out of woods despite low COVID-19 risk
by Sheila Crisostomo - July 3, 2021 - 12:00am
While the country is now under low-risk classification for COVID-19 cases, it is still far from reaching pre-surge levels seen before April, the Department of Health said Thursday night.
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