Malacañang on Wednesday asked residents affected by the 6.6-magnitude earthquake in Masbate to observe social distancing as a measure to prevent the spread of coronavirus (Covid-19).
Senator Panfilo Lacson says simple techologies that we now take for granted may yet be the biggest help in fighting the spread of COVID-19, as shown by the iniatives of the two local governments.
While most of Europe is firmly locked down in a bid to curb the spread of COVID-19, Sweden is taking a softer line, keeping primary schools, restaurants and bars open and even encouraging people to go outside for a nip of air.
A roundup of the main measures being taken in Europe to fight the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Foreign workers in Qatar living in an area sealed off to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus have complained of a lack of information, as a rights group warned conditions put residents at risk.
Australia’s government told its citizens Wednesday not to travel abroad and warned those already overseas to rush home as it took unprecedented steps to choke off the spread of the coronavirus epidemic Down Under.
Wearing masks and gloves as a precaution against coronavirus is ineffective, unnecessary for the vast majority of people, and may even spread infections faster, experts said Tuesday.
The city government here on Sunday declared expanded curfew hours as a preemptive health measure to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).
A Mindanao congressman on Sunday urged lawmakers to convene in a “virtual session” to approve measures to contain the spread of coronavirus disease-19 (Covid-19) and to help affected sectors.
Spain on Saturday followed Italy and imposed a near total nationwide lockdown to fight the spread of coronavirus by banning people from leaving home except to go to work, get medical care or buy food.
Ukraine’s Orthodox Church on Thursday urged the faithful to observe a series of measures against the spread of the novel coronavirus and allowed them not to kiss icons.
All Catholic churches across Rome have been closed to stem the spread of a coronavirus pandemic that has killed more than 1,000 people across Italy.
In view of the spread of the novel coronavirus, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea on Thursday recommended that Cabinet meetings should be held via teleconference.
The World Health Organization warned Thursday that too many countries were not taking all the steps needed to fight the spread of the deadly new coronavirus.
The Department of Agriculture (DA) has implored the public to cooperate with the government to stop the spread of African Swine Fever (ASF).
President Rodrigo Duterte creates a national task force to prevent the entry and spread of animal-borne diseases.
Russia on Tuesday said it would ban all Chinese citizens from entering its territory from February 20, in a drastic measure against the spread of the new coronavirus, local news agencies said.
The House leadership has received assurances from the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) that it would augment funds for containing the spread of the novel coronavirus (nCOV).
To prevent further spread of the novel coronavirus, all officials and employees of the President Communication Operations Office (PCOO) who are not feeling well are “strongly’ advised taking sick leave from work to rest.
Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon Lopez on Tuesday said there will be two million surgical masks available for both health care workers and the public in a month’s time to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV).
Malacañang enjoined the public to cooperate with the government to to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus within the Philippines.