Tuesday, November 30, 2021
WHO names new Covid variant from South Africa Omicron | Headline PH

WHO names new Covid variant from South Africa Omicron

  The new South Africa Covid variant scientifically labelled B.1.1.529 has been named Omicron and the World Health Organization (WHO) has tagged it as a ‘variant of concern' with health experts warning that the strain...
WHO warns vs complacency as PH COVID cases decline | Headline PH

WHO warns vs complacency as PH COVID cases decline

  The World Health Organization calls on Filipinos to not be complacent about the coronavirus pandemic amidst the decreasing number of Covid-18 cases in the country. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has acknowledged recently that Europe...
Philippines to vaccinate 13.5M kids aged 5 to 11 vs Covid-19 | The MiNT

Philippines to vaccinate 13.5M kids aged 5 to 11 vs Covid-19

  Kids from the 5 to eleven age range are the next target in the government's vaccination rollout against the coronavirus disease or COVID-19. Department of Health (DOH) Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said on Thursday, that...
Fire burns 120 houses in Quezon City | Headline PH

Fire burns 120 houses in Quezon City

  A fire burned at least 120 houses in G. Araneta Avenue, Barangay Manresa in Quezon City on Monday according to the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP).   Manila, Philippines — The Bureau of Fire Protection Public...
3-day vaccination drive set on 29 Nov to 01 Dec | The MiNT

3-day vaccination drive set on 29 Nov to 01 Dec

  The government has scheduled a three-day vaccination drive, which falls on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday a week from now. The government made it clear that only 30 November is a regular holiday for the commemoration...
Lorenzana positive for Covid after budget hearing | Headline PH

Lorenzana positive for Covid after budget hearing

  Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana confirmed through a text message on Wednesday the results that he tested positive for Covid-19. “The result came out this morning from a test yesterday afternoon after the Senate hearing,” he...
Shortage in syringes prompts LGUs to supply their own | Headline PH

Shortage in syringes prompts LGUs to supply their own

  Philippines’ vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr announced that there will be a worldwide shortage in syringes for Covid-19 vaccines.   MANILA, Philippines — Local government units (LGUs) should start looking for alternatives in supplying their own...
Cash incentives to raise vaccine confidence among 4Ps—Go | Headline PH

Cash incentives to raise vaccine confidence among 4Ps—Go

  Vice presidential aspirant and incumbent senator Christopher Lawrence Go stressed the need for government to provide cash incentives to vaccinated beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) in order to encourage more of...
Around 9k families evacuated as floods hit Davao City | Headline PH

Around 9k families evacuated as floods hit Davao City

  Rains since Tuesday, 09 November caused rivers to overflow and create rising floods in Davao City, pushing around 9,000 families to evacuate, according to the City Social Welfare and Development Office’s (CSWDO) partial list...
Pinoys among higher risk of death from severe Covid-19 | Headline PH

Pinoys among higher risk of death from severe Covid-19

  Did you know that people from South Asia, including Filipinos, carry a higher risk version of the protein-coding gene known as Leucine Zipper Transcription Factor Like 1 (LZTFL1)? Said gene could lead to death because...

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Ban on countries with cases of Omicron, a wise thing to do | Headline PH

Ban on countries with cases of Omicron, a wise thing to do

  In line with fears of the possible entry of the new Omicron variant into the country by inbound travelers, Partido Reporma senatorial aspirant Guillermo...
Number coding, truck ban back this week—MMDA | Headline PH

Number coding, truck ban back this week—MMDA

  With modifications, the reimplementation of the Unified Vehicular Volume Reduction Program (UVVRP) or number coding scheme has been unanimously approved by the Metro Manila...
Robredo vows to double agri budget if she makes it | Headline PH

Robredo vows to double agri budget if she makes it

  Vice President Maria Leonor Robredo, a presidential aspirant in May 2022 national elections, vowed on Monday to double the national budget for the agriculture...