Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Dirtier than toilet seats, smartphones can carry coronaviruses

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With the threat of COVID-19 increasing in the Philippines, the Department of Health (DOH), as well as the World Health Organization (WHO), encourages the public to further observe cleanliness. Health authorities remind the public that...

DOH: Cebu river water positive for poliovirus

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The Department of Health (DOH) announced on Saturday evening that the Research Institute of Tropical Medicine (RITM) found out that the water samples from the Butuanon River in Mandaue City, Cebu tested positive for...

Shopee removes overpriced face masks from its platform

Face masks' high demand due to recent events regarding the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) threat has become too much for physical retail stores to cope with. Looking for alternative sources, consumers have turned to online...

Patient under investigation for coronavirus dies in Manila hospital

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A Chinese patient admitted to San Lazaro Hospital died due to pneumonia, according to the officials of the Department of Health (DOH). The patient under investigation was showing symptoms of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). San...

5,974 nCoV cases confirmed in China, exceeding SARS total

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The number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCov) has reached 5,974 on Wednesday, January 29, taking over the total cases of SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome) in mainland China. The Chinese national health...

Duque: 11 patients under investigation but no confirmed nCoV in PH yet

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The Department of Health (DOH) closely monitors 11 patients who have shown infection symptoms of the novel coronavirus (nCov-2019), according to DOH Secretary Fransisco Duque III on Monday. Duque said that there are “zero” cases...

DOH: Eating raw meat can be hazardous to health

Amid the continuous spread of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Francisco Duque III convinced the public to refrain from eating exotic animals. However, no matter how many reminders are given to...

DOH: 3,773 people sick in Taal evacuation centers

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As of Tuesday, there are 3,773 cases of common illnesses that are recorded within the Taal evacuation centers, according to Health Secretary Francisco Duque III, who said in a conference at the Kapihan sa...

Officials: New coronavirus ‘could mutate and spread further’

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Chinese health officials, as they step up containment, warned that the new type of coronavirus that originated in Wuhan could mutate and spread further. As of now, there are 440 confirmed cases that originated from...

5-year old Chinese national who arrived in Philippines was investigated for possible Wuhan Coronavirus

In December 2019, Health Authorities in China claimed an outbreak about the mysterious disease which started from the seafood market in Wuhang City where animals like birds and cats were also sold and seen...

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Probe vs DOH still goes on — Ombudsman

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Five Department of Health (DOH) officials are now subject to a six-month preventive suspension for the alleged delay in the release of healthcare workers'...

Petition seeks removal of Duterte Youth Party-List from Congress

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Youth leaders and election lawyers are challenging a series of "unprecedented rule-bending" acts by the Commission on Election (COMELEC) that they describe as a...

Duterte orders DOJ chief to investigate alleged corruption ‘in the entire gov’t’

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President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the inter-agency task force led by Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Menardo Guevarra to probe alleged corruption "in the...