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514,655 Filipinos complete COVID-19 vaccination, 2 months since efforts began
by Christian Deiparine - May 12, 2021 - 7:26pm
The Department of Health said 6.4 million of the 7.76 million doses that the Philippines has had been distributed as of May 11.
Senators win concessions as deal reached with gov't on pork imports
by Christian Deiparine - May 5, 2021 - 9:59pm
The Duterte administration on Wednesday struck a compromise with the Senate on pork import tariff rates, a move that saw lawmakers in a rare up in arms to oppose.
Medical groups: Shun use of ivermectin vs COVID-19
by Christian Deiparine - May 5, 2021 - 5:59pm
"Let us not patronize yet ivermectin to prevent further risk to our health," HPAAC said in Filipino
Doctors in 'ivermectin pantry' may face suspension, loss of license — PMA
by Christian Deiparine - May 4, 2021 - 3:59pm
"If they think they're above the law, they're not," the Philippine Medical Association said on doctors who prescribed the ivermectin.
UP Los Baños now a COVID-19 vaccination site too
by Christian Deiparine - April 28, 2021 - 9:25pm
CHED Chairman Prospero de Vera III said UP's campus in Los Baños, Laguna will now host vaccination efforts too.
Pandemic causes drop in routine immunizations in Philippines
by Christian Deiparine - April 26, 2021 - 8:55pm
DOH said the figure last year was at 61.5% of the eligible population, or around 1.3 million. This was down by 7.6% from 69.1% in 2019.
Moderna seeks emergency use approval for COVID-19 vaccine in Philippines
by Christian Deiparine - April 26, 2021 - 3:44pm
Moderna has applied for emergency use approval of its COVID-19 vaccine in the Philippines, the FDA said.
Metro Manila sees 'downward trend' in cases, but too early to ease curbs — OCTA
by Christian Deiparine - April 25, 2021 - 1:16pm
OCTA Research on Sunday said Metro Manila saw a downward trend in new COVID-19 cases last week, but cautioned against easing quarantine restrictions in the capital region by May.
UP exec quits after backlash over insensitive tweet on community pantry death
by Christian Deiparine - April 25, 2021 - 9:48am
Dr. Ted Herbosa has resigned as executive vice president of the University of the Philippines, days after tweeting "I told you so" when an elderly man died while lined up at a community pantry.
Elderly teachers, school staff or those with comorbidities can already get vaccine — DepEd
by Christian Deiparine - April 22, 2021 - 5:54pm
The Department of Education on Thursday said teachers and school staff who are senior citizens or with comorbidities can already get vaccinated for the COVID-19 prior to the targeted start by June.
Duterte orders clinical trial for ivermectin as COVID-19 treatment
by Christian Deiparine - April 20, 2021 - 2:54pm
"Perhaps the president really wants to try it on Filipinos that's why he ordered the DOST to study it too," Domingo said in Filipino.
DepEd eyes COVID-19 vaccination of teachers, support staff by June
by Christian Deiparine - April 19, 2021 - 4:09pm
Some 791,000 teaching and non-teaching personnel could be vaccinated against the COVID-19 starting June, Education Secretary Leonor Briones said Monday.
DepEd seeks increased pay from Comelec for teacher-volunteers in elections
by Christian Deiparine - April 15, 2021 - 4:00pm
The Department of Education on Thursday said it has sought additional pay for teachers who serve as poll watchers with the 2022 elections set nearly a year from now.
COVID-19 fatality rate in Metro Manila climbs to 5.36% — OCTA
by Christian Deiparine - April 14, 2021 - 2:37pm
The OCTA Research said the proportion of persons dying from COVID-19 in NCR is now at 5.36% against the 1.82% last month.
Health workers seek dialogue with Duterte for end to 'miserable plight'
by Christian Deiparine - April 13, 2021 - 7:07pm
"We hope that through this meeting, a resolution to end our agony will be achieved," health workers said in a letter to President Rodrigo Duterte.
Is deploying cops really a 'tried and tested' pandemic response?
by Christian Deiparine - April 12, 2021 - 5:31pm
As things unfolded a year ago, abuse at the hands of power-tripping enforcers has been documented again, prompting changes on the part of the national police.
No evidence Ivermectin helps with COVID-19, manufacturer stresses
by Christian Deiparine - April 12, 2021 - 3:30pm
"The levels of evidence do not come up to standards," Dr. Beaver Tamesis said.
Gains from ECQ 'wasted again' with no concrete changes done — HPAAC
by Christian Deiparine - April 11, 2021 - 5:42pm
"The government still has no clear plans and efforts to fix the root causes," HPAAC said in a statement.
Health workers' and teachers' groups latest to be red-tagged by NTF-ELCAC
by Christian Deiparine - April 11, 2021 - 5:19pm
"This is very unbecoming and unprofessional of a medical doctor like her," the Alliance of Health Workers said.
Students renew call for break as pandemic learning takes its toll
by Christian Deiparine - April 8, 2021 - 2:15pm
"Government and academic institutions are under this delusion that remote learning makes education accessible," Seth, a Development Communication student at UP Los Baños, said.
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