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The anti-flu drug ‘Avigan tablets’ from Japan will start its trial as a COVID-19 vaccine in the Philippines on Monday, to be given to 100 patients. https://attracttour.com/2020/05/doh-japans-anti-flu-drug-avigan-to-be-given-on-100-covid-19-patients-in-the-philippines/ According to Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire on a report from ABS-CBN News, The list of hospitals will be expanded for us to be able to have these [...]

Photo from Voa.com The Russia’s anti-COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V is seen to be available in the Philippine for commercial use by April 2021, said the Philippine official who recently met with Russian authorities on Thursday. The executive director of Philippine Council for Health Research, Dr. Jaime Montoya, was part of a team of Philippine health [...]

“Roadworthy” traditional jeepneys can resume its operation again this week, said the head of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Monday. A newer jeepney model travels with older models in a route in Litex in Quezon City on October 3, 2019. Some jeepney drivers and operators contest the government’s PUV modernization program [...]

The Department of Health confirmed that over 2,600 Philippine healthcare workers were infected with COVID-19. Medical fronliner in the Philippines is a huge part of the total cases recorded in the country. Currently, there is a total of 18,638 COVID-19 cases recorded in the country as to the Department of Health. Out of the 18,638 [...]

Miss Eco International 2019 Suheyn Cipriani of Peru was dethroned due to the fact that she was indeed pregnant. This news was confirmed by the franchise holder of Miss World-Philippines, Arnold Vegafria and was reported by PEP Troika. Maureen Montagne, representing the Philippines, was crowned as the first runner up of the competition. It is [...]

The number of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in the Philippines has climbed to 13,597 on Friday after the Department of Health (DOH) reported 163 new infections. https://www.facebook.com/OfficialDOHgov/videos/976532269470660/?t=1 So far, 92 more patients have recovered from the virus, which brings the total to 3,092, while the death toll increased to 857 with 11 new deaths. [...]

President Rodrigo Duterte told congress that there will be around 10 to 13 tropical storms that may enter or develop within the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) during the wet season this year from May to October. NASA Earth Observatory image of Typhoon Mangkhut 2018 The President made the statement as he updated lawmakers on [...]

Malacañang- The Philippine government revises the list of areas that will remain under enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) from May 1 to 15, on Tuesday. As of the Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque, he released the list of areas following a meeting of the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases on Monday. Areas [...]

The Department of Health (DOH) said on Saturday, that the number of Filipino workers that are infected with the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has risen to 1,101 cases. According to Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire, the total tally includes 434 doctors, 400 nurses, 55 nursing assistants, 32 medical technologists, and 21 radio technologists.  However, Vergeire [...]

Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire disclosed on Wednesday that the Department of Health (DOH) has managed almost 40,000 tests for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on April 14, and it turns out that the test was negative after 85% or 34,116 of the 39,947 tests. However, the 5,782 of the tests results was in positive [...]