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Christmas Carolers Still Advised to Wear Face Masks – DOH

DOH Says Christmas Carolers Should Still Wear Face Masks The Department of Health (DOH) advised the Christmas carolers that they should still wear face masks while singing. The Christmas pilgrims are instructed by the DOH about their planned caroling activities. They should continue to use face masks to protect themselves from the coronavirus sickness, according … Read more

Group of Doctors Appeals to Parents Not to Bring Children at Malls

Group of Doctors Appeals Not to Bring Children at Malls Amid Ongoing Health Crisis A group of medical doctors appealed to the parents and advised them not to bring children to malls despite being allowed due to risk of virus. As the COVID-19 pandemic persists, the Philippine Medical Association (PMA) has advised parents and guardians … Read more

Cyclists, Other Active Transport Users Not Required to Use Face Shields – DOH

The Department of Health (DOH) clarifies that cyclists and other active transport users are not required to wear face shields. According to DOH, people using active transports are not required to wear face shields due to its potential safety risks when used during active transport. They made the statement following “increasing reports of cyclists and … Read more

Barangay Tanod Regrets Doubting COVID-19 Threat After Tested Positive

Barangay Tanod Doubting COVID-19 Threat Regret After Being Tested Positive BARANGAY TANOD – A village official regretted doubting the threat of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) after he tested positive for the virus. Mathew Glenn Belarmino, 37, a barangay tanod in Barangay Gagalangin, Tondo, Manila used to doubt the threat of COVID-19 but changes his mind after … Read more

Air Purifier Against COVID-19 is Lack of Evidence to be Effective- DOH

Air Purifier to Fight Against COVID-19 is Lack of Evidence to be Effective The Department of Health (DOH) said that air purifier has never yet proven to be effective to fight against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). DOH has not yet recommended the use of an air purifier that is said to be effective in preventing … Read more

Pet Cat Infected w/ Coronavirus After Being Contaminated by Owner

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Pet Cat Tested Positive for Coronavirus After Allegedly Infected by Its Owner BELGIUM – The Belgian health authorities reported that a pet cat in Brussels, Belgium has been infected with coronavirus disease after contaminated by its owner. The researchers at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in Liege, Belgium discovered another case of human to animal … Read more

Man in Japan Pushes Train’s Emergency Stop After a Passenger Coughed

Man in Japan Pushes Train’s Emergency Stop After a Passenger Coughed A man in Japan pushes the train’s emergency stop after a passenger with no mask coughed inside the train amid the COVID-19 outbreak. The novel coronavirus has been the headlines of both local and international news outlets over the past few weeks. The mysterious disease has … Read more

Development Institute Says Philippines Among Countries Most Vulnerable to Virus

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Philippines Among Countries Most Vulnerable to Virus, Development Institute Says The London-based Overseas Development Institute (ODI) said that the Philippines is among the countries most vulnerable to the virus. The Filipino economic managers are now making preparation and raft of measures to counteract the impact of the 2019 novel coronavirus in the Philippine economy. Finance … Read more

Coronavirus: Here Are The Simple Ways To Protect Yourself

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Here are the simple ways to protect yourself from coronavirus These tips are simple yet they can help to protect yourself from coronavirus that is creating a great scare in Asia, the US, and some parts of Europe these past few days. Reportedly, the virus manifested first in Wuhan, China. A report published on Monday … Read more