#ISAngKilosBayan: Addressing the vaccine confidence gap
More than a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, the Philippine government began to roll out its immunization campaign to combat the coronavirus. But since then, the vaccines raised more questions than answers, leaving the nation caught between fear and hope.
Urban poor community turns demolished homes into food security gardens
"We have to feed our people, but we don’t have the budget to fund community kitchens, so we thought of planting our food to start. Pantawid lang sa sikmura (Just to fill our stomachs)."
People stranded in Metro Manila now need PCR test before heading to provinces
Fourteen lawmakers from Eastern Visayas have urged the government to ensure that stranded persons are free from the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) before they are sent home.
60% of teachers yet to be trained for distance learning
Some 337,486 have been so far trained on technology-based instruction as the country’s education system shifts to distance learning due to the threat posed by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
Nutritionists sought to help prepare meals for COVID patients
A Cebu City councilor has asked Mayor Edgardo Labella to tap nutritionist-dietitians in the city to provide nutrition services for asymptomatic COVID-19 patients isolated at the barangay isolation centers.
Cebu City under strictest quarantine due to widespread COVID-19 transmission
Roque said the majority or 61% of Cebu City's 80 barangays have active coronavirus cases, 13 of them considered "worst hit."
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