US biotech firm Moderna on Monday announced its experimental vaccine against Covid-19 was almost 95 percent effective, marking a second major breakthrough in the quest to end the pandemic.
Collins Dictionary said on Tuesday that “lockdown” is its Word of The Year in 2020 following a dramatic increase in usage during the spread of Covid-19.
The UN and World Bank pleaded in a new report Wednesday for schools to remain open despite Covid-19 risks, highlighting the damage the pandemic has inflicted on children’s education, especially in poor nations.
There are still few Filipinos tourists taking trips abroad despite the lifting of restrictions, Immigration Commissioner Jaime Morente said on Thursday (Oct. 22).
Senator Grace Poe on Thursday called for intensified support mechanism for vulnerable mothers amid the pandemic, with the doubling of domestic burden lodged on them as they need to simultaneously perform household and familial duties while working.
Chief Justice Diosdado Peralta on Wednesday (Oct. 21) urged trial court judges nationwide to remain resilient while the world remains under the COVID-19 virus pandemic.
Diplomatic will probably not be the first word that would come to mind to some people and critics when describing President Rodrigo Duterte.
Crowd-loving Pope Francis promised on Wednesday to do better at keeping his distance from the faithful, after his relaxed attitude to virus restrictions raised eyebrows in recent days.
MANILA – From decongesting penitentiaries to administering coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) tests, the national government is working to ensure the safety of inmates amid the prevailing pandemic, Malacañang said Thursday.
The Covid-19 pandemic has created a surge in potentially flawed scientific studies as researchers rush to publish results without adequate oversight, a leading medical ethicist said Friday.
The suggestions of Vice President Leni Robredo to improve the government’s pandemic response are being done by the administration, Malacañang said Tuesday.
Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque gave the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte an 85 percent rating for its efforts in addressing the coronavirus disease pandemic.
The government Covid-19 pandemic task force has endorsed the conduct of immunization activities regardless of the classification an area falls into.
Sen. Francis Tolentino cautions Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas “BSP” over selling of gold reserves amid COVID-19 pandemic
From the first cry of alarm out of central China to worldwide lockdowns and masks, here are 10 key developments in the spread of Covid-19, classed as a pandemic six months ago.