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Medical ‘brain drain’ comes back to haunt virus-stricken Philippines

Medical ‘brain drain’ comes back to haunt virus-stricken Philippines.....»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: Finance1 min. ago Related News

Hospitals overflowing with bodies in US epicenter of virus

NEW YORK: It has become a grim ritual outside New York City’s hospitals: workers in protective gear loading the bodies of coronavirus victims into refrigerated trailers. A surge in deaths in the epicenter of the crisis in the US has overwhelmed the city’s permanent morgues and filled storage spaces in many hospitals to capacity. The […].....»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: News1 hr. 39 min. ago Related News

Mass testing, empty ICUs: Germany scores early against virus

BERLIN: Late last year — long before most people had heard of the new coronavirus now sweeping the globe — scientists in Germany sprang into action to develop a test for the virus causing an unusual respiratory disease in central China. They had one by mid-January — and labs around the country were ready to […].....»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: News1 hr. 39 min. ago Related News

Silang dumagsa sa EDSA sa panahon ng Corona

Kumakalam ang sikmura, tumakbo ang mga residente ng Sitio San Roque sa EDSA sa paniwalang may magbibigay ng relief goods. Dahas ang inabot nila......»»

Source: Pinoyweekly PinoyweeklyCategory: News2 hr. 26 min. ago Related News

Global Coronavirus Cases Surpass 800K

The global tally of confirmed coronavirus cases climbed past 800,000 on Tuesday, according to figures compiled by U.S.-based Johns Hopkins University. The Covid-19 virus, which emerged in Wuhan, China last December, has spread to at least 178 countries and regions around the globe, while a total of 38,714 people have died as recoveries hit 170,325. […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: News3 hr. 13 min. ago Related News

Saan ang galing ni Duque?

Nung pumutok ang balita hinggil sa bagong virus, normal lamang na maraming hindi alam ang taong-bayan tungkol sa bagong sakit na ito......»»

Source: Abante AbanteCategory: News6 hr. 39 min. ago Related News

U.S. working on plan to allow virus-hit ship to dock

FORT LAUDERDALE, USA – US authorities were finalizing a plan on Tuesday, March 31, to allow a coronavirus-stricken cruise ship, the Zaandam, to dock in Florida after its operator warned that more passengers may die if it is left out at sea. "Already 4 guests have passed away and I fear ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: News9 hr. 39 min. ago Related News

5 things we still don t know about the coronavirus

PARIS, France –  Despite extensive study by doctors and scientists across the world since the new coronavirus first appeared in China three months ago, much about the scourge is still unclear. Here are 5 key questions that remain unanswered about the virus officially known as SARS-CoV-2 that leads to COVID-19. Why is ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: News9 hr. 39 min. ago Related News

Hospital patients defy Russian state narrative on coronavirus

While Russian state television is broadcasting assurances of a smooth response to COVID-19, testimony is emerging from patients, who say that chaos and newly adopted protocols in some hospitals are helping to fuel the spread of the virus. To date, Russia – a country of 144 million people – has ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: News9 hr. 39 min. ago Related News

UK gov t promises more virus tests as criticism grows

LONDON, United Kingdom – Britain said Wednesday, April 1, it would soon begin testing 25,000 people daily for COVID-19 as criticism of the government grew over low numbers of testing compared to other countries. Housing Minister Robert Jenrick told Sky TV that it was targeting 25,000 daily tests by ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: News9 hr. 39 min. ago Related News

China reports 1,300 asymptomatic virus cases after public concern

BEIJING, China – China on Wednesday, April 1, said it has more than 1,300 asymptomatic coronavirus cases, the first time it has released such data following public concern over people who have tested positive but are not showing symptoms. Health officials also reported the first imported case from abroad in Wuhan ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: News9 hr. 39 min. ago Related News

Pinoy nurse succumbs to COVID-19

The Philippine Nurses Association (PNA) on Wednesday announced that a Filipino nurse at the frontlines of efforts to contain the coronavirus pandemic has succumbed to the respiratory disease — expanding the list of medical workers who lost their lives due to the virus. In a social media post, the PNA identified the latest COVID-19 frontliner […] The post Pinoy nurse succumbs to COVID-19 appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: News9 hr. 59 min. ago Related News

Lawmaker urges the gov’t to disclose identity of COVID-19 patients

A lawmaker from Davao urged the government on Wednesday to publicly disclose identity of all who tested positive for COVID-19, as well as those exposed to the virus to control its spread. In his letter to the Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Disease, Rep. Alan Dujali of Davao del Norte said the government should […] The post Lawmaker urges the gov’t to disclose identity of COVID-19 patients appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: News9 hr. 59 min. ago Related News

Olympic countdown resets after Games postponement

In the unprecedented move that marked the first postponement of the Games in peace time, the Tokyo 2020 Summer Games have been pushed back a year due to the virus threat......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: Sports12 hr. 0 min. ago Related News

Opinion: Athletes turn into real-life heroes in these trying times

Amid the chaos of the virus threat, sports personalities have taken it upon themselves to contribute in their own little ways......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: News14 hr. 0 min. ago Related News

Filipinos Must Not Succumb to COVID-19 Discrimination

An alarming report published today by the Asia Times reports that doctors and nurses in the Philippines are being discriminated against because they are seen as potential carriers of the coronavirus. Analiza Perez-Amurao writes that there is “a mounting culture of fear targeting medical frontline workers, who are now seen by many agitated locals as potential virus carriers. That fear, in certain instances, has led to violence”........»»

Source: Philnews PhilnewsCategory: News15 hr. 13 min. ago Related News

Couple, both doctors, succumbs to virus in Cebu

A husband and wife team, both doctors, died of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in Cebu. Dennis Thomas Tudtud, confirmed on his Facebook post on his birthday on Tuesday that his parents had died. “Our Daddy Dennis has joined Mommy Helen. My sister and I are in deep sorrow that God had to take both of […].....»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: News15 hr. 26 min. ago Related News

NGCP gives P1B assistance to govt anti-virus efforts

LEGAZPI CITY, Albay: The National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) will be giving a P1-billion aid in support of President Rodrigo Duterte and the national government’s efforts to combat the outbreak of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in the country. In a statement, Nilda Somera, NGCP regional corporate communications and public affairs lead specialist, said the […].....»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: News15 hr. 26 min. ago Related News

Pamilya ni Mikee Quintos istrikto sa social distancing; Betong inatake ng lungkot

ISTRIKTONG sinusunod ni Kapuso young actress Mikee Quintos at ng kapatid ang social distancing sa bahay nila dahil na rin sa instructions ng inang si Jo Quintos.       “She gave each one of us an ID that has 1 meter radius protection from the virus and assigning ‘disinfecting time’ at certain mini checkpoints […] The post Pamilya ni Mikee Quintos istrikto sa social distancing; Betong inatake ng lungkot appeared first on Bandera......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: News16 hr. 13 min. ago Related News

Fighting SARS CoV-2

Why is there need for lockdown and social distancing?  The answer lies in what is called reproductive number of the virus.  To stop it, the reproductive number must be 1 or 0, what scientists call the R-nought. If one patient infects only one person, the virus stops spreading......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: News20 hr. 13 min. ago Related News