Senator Sonny Angara is pushing for the establishment of hospitals within state universities and colleges (SUC) as a way to help fortify the country’s health system.
National Policy against Covid-19 chief implementer, Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr., on Thursday said active cases are gradually decreasing with the government’s efforts to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19).
“In a span of one month, we have managed to reduce the number of daily cases by 50 percent,” says Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte.
The coronavirus pandemic appears to be accelerating worldwide, with new cases soaring last week to a new seven-day high of almost two million, even as new deaths decreased, WHO statistics showed.
Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon believes there will be no overhaul of the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) with Chief Operating Officer Arnel De Jesus appointed as officer-in-charge.
Willie Revillame has called out Rappler for reporting that he “hijacked” a briefing of Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque last week when he appeared there as a guest.
It was a classic case of putting the cart before the horse.
The Philippines would’ve arrested the surge in COVID-19 cases had the government rushed the expansion of testing laboratories nationwide, Vice President Leni Robredo said Sunday (August 9).
Free Legal Assistance Group (FLAG) chairman Chel Diokno warned that having policemen go house to house to hunt down COVID-19 disease cases will only spread both fear and the virus.
Donald Trump’s controversial rally and other mass events in Tulsa last month “more than likely” contributed to a local surge in coronavirus cases, health authorities in the southern US state of Oklahoma said Wednesday.
The Philippines is still grappling with the first wave of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), President Rodrigo Duterte said.
The Philippines has logged the fastest rise of COVID-19 cases in the Western Pacific region in nearly two weeks, beating Singapore, which is battling a second wave of infection, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
The Department of Health (DOH) on Friday reported a rising trend in new coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) infections in some parts of the country following the shift to general community quarantine (GCQ) in Metro Manila and most provinces this June.
Vice President Leni Robredo has urged the national government to reconsider the use of military in managing the lockdown in Cebu City, which now has the highest number of COVID-19 cases in the country.
Australia’s military announced Thursday it would send 1,000 troops to Melbourne in an effort to help contain the country’s only significant coronavirus outbreak over fears of a second wave.
The Department of Health (DOH) is doing a dismal job containing the COVID-19 crisis with Secretary Francisco Duque III at its helm, physician and health expert Tony Leachon said.
Metro Manila is likely to remain under general community quarantine (GCQ) status after June 15, Interior Secretary Eduardo Año said Friday (June 12).
Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte launched the contest a month before her birthday. The City Government of Davao had to issue a statement that no government money was used in the food distribution.
Now that the Department of Health is “correcting” its backlogs on COVID-19 cases, the public may have to brace for DOH figures getting “ugly” before they get better, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Sunday.
As countries emerge from lockdowns imposed to blunt the coronavirus pandemic, dozens have rolled out phone apps to track a person’s movements and who they come into contact with, giving officials a vital tool for limiting contagion risks.
Sen. Nancy Binay expressed alarm on day 1 of the modified enhanced community quarantine in Metro Manila. She said the crowds at malls make the prospect of a second wave of COVID-19 infections likely.
The World Health Organization said Wednesday it had registered a new daily record number of COVID-19 cases as it quickly neared the “tragic milestone” of five million total infections.
President Rodrigo Duterte believes that as temperature rises, the survival ability of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) decreases.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday he was following with “interest and concern” the challenges facing Canada’s meat industry after coronavirus outbreaks at two major packing plants.