That’s not health-related, it’s more of an emotional issue. This was the response of Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque to observations that Duterte looked tired during his talk to troops in Zamboanga City last Friday.
President Donald Trump on Monday rejected pleas from Tulsa, Oklahoma, not to risk aggravating coronavirus risks by holding a rally there, announcing he wants to triple the crowd to 60,000 people.
As the parts of the country started to transition from an enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) to a modified ECQ or general GCQ, President Rodrigo Duterte said the health of the Filipino people remain a top priority.
House committee on ways and means chair Joey Salceda has proposed the restructuring of the government “Build, Build, Build” program to focus on public health amid the coronavirus pandemic.
With the twin threats posed by COVID-19 to public health and the economy, the Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases will need to strike a balance between the two concerns, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Thursday.
Lawmakers may not be able to bring back health workers who died battling the COVID19 threat, but they have done something to help their relatives, as well as other health workers still in the line of duty.
US health authorities on Thursday advised medical personnel facing a shortage of protective masks to use bandanas or scarves in an emergency.
Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Saturday (March 14) assured no arrests will be made for violating health emergency measures during the month-long lockdown in Metro Manila.
Vice President Leni Robredo has tapped health experts to issue reminders that would help allay fears of the public amid the continuous spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
The death toll from the new coronavirus outbreak surged to 2,000 on Wednesday, as Chinese and international health officials warned against excessive measures to contain the epidemic.
The world is failing to protect children from the health dangers posed by climate change and poor diet, a landmark UN report said Wednesday, warning that every child is under "immediate threat".
Japan's health minister on Sunday urged the public to avoid crowds and "non-essential gatherings", including notoriously packed commuter trains, to prevent the new coronavirus from spreading in the country.
Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said the Philippine government is open to the possibility of temporarily banning Chinese nationals from entering the country amid health scare due to novel corona virus (2019-nCoV).
ACT-CIS party-list Rep. Niña Taduran on Sunday called on the public to take extra care of their health but reminded everyone “not to get caught up” with the epidemic hysteria brought by the novel coronavirus.
The Philippines was probing on Tuesday its potential first case of the SARS-like virus that has infected hundreds in China, health authorities said.
President Rodrigo Duterte played down concerns about his health, days after skipping his two scheduled events in earthquake-stricken Davao del Sur last January 3.
Duterte begs God not to let him live longer after 2022: Bigyan mo lang ako ng aneurysm, isang pitik…
President Rodrigo Duterte knows the end is near so he is asking God to make it quick.
Malaysia has reported its first polio case in 27 years, health authorities said Sunday, announcing a three-month-old baby had been diagnosed on Borneo island.
House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano on Thursday said he supports President Rodrigo Duterte’s ban on vaping since it’s a “danger” to public health, but added that Congress should still pursue a bill taxing vaping products.
Instead of trying to meddle in the administration’s campaign against illegal drugs, Malacañang has advised former President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III to just focus on his case before the Sandiganbayan and his health.