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NCRPO cop fails drug test

A policeman is facing charges after testing positive for drugs following a random drug test last week, said the National Capital Region Police Office, whose interrogation of the officer led them to another alleged drug-using policeman and their drug dens......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarJan 21st, 2020

Romanian weightlifting medalist fails Rio Olympic drug test

BUDAPEST, Hungary — A Romanian weightlifter who won a bronze medal at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics could lose his medal after failing a doping test......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 14th, 2016

Drug test tatanggapin kung may police guidance

INILINAW ni National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) acting regional director Oscar Albayalde na tatanggapin ng Philippine National Police (PNP) ang mga drug test result mula sa mga celebrity kung ito ay kinuha sa ilalim ng pangangasiwa ng pulisya o .....»»

Category: filipinoSource:  hatawtabloidRelated NewsOct 11th, 2016

Drug test for bus driver in Makati City road mishap

The driver of the bus that rammed 11 motorcycles, a car, and another bus in Makati City underwent a drug test today (September 4), Makati Police chief Colonel Oscar “Jack” Jacildo said.  “[W]e already requested for a medical exam and drug test to the driver as he has manifested abnormal behavior,” he said. When 29-year-old driver Marlon Nacaytona was apprehended, Jacildo said he was even smiling and seemed acting oddly. “It was as if he did not do anything wrong. He was even smiling when my men accosted him,” Jacildo said. Jacildo suspects that Nacaytona is either intoxicated or under the influence of illegal drugs when he rammed the vehicles. According to Jacildo, the suspect already hit the car and did not stop and continued to ram the vehicles waiting for the stop light to go green along Osmeña Highway around 9 a.m. Friday. This is why, he said, he is not buying the alibi of Nacaytona who claimed that the bus’ brakes failed. One of the injured individuals is a Coast Guard officer whose motorcycle got totally wrecked, the police chief said. “Responders said they rescued him under the bus as he got sandwiched. His vehicle was totally wrecked,” Jacildo said. On February 12, 2020, a jeepney driver who ran over students in Makati tested positive for drug use. He also claimed that his brakes also failed. One student died while seven others got injured......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsSep 4th, 2020

2 cops axed for drug use

Two police officers have been relieved from their posts after testing positive for shabu during a random drug test, the National Capital Region Police Office announced yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 4th, 2020

Sanofi halts trial of COVID-19 drug after tests

French pharma giant Sanofi said Tuesday that international Phase 3 clinical tests of its Kevzara for serious COVID-19 cases had proved inconclusive and it was halting the trial. The Phase 3 test — normally the last before official approval for use — “did not meet the primary or secondary evaluation criteria compared with a placebo, […] The post Sanofi halts trial of COVID-19 drug after tests appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 2nd, 2020

Sanofi halts trial of COVID-19 drug after tests

French pharma giant Sanofi said Tuesday that international Phase 3 clinical tests of its Kevzara drug for serious Covid-19 cases had proved inconclusive and it was halting the trial. The Phase 3 test — normally the last before official approval for use — “did not meet the primary or secondary evaluation criteria compared with a […] The post Sanofi halts trial of COVID-19 drug after tests appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsSep 1st, 2020

RITM receives 300 testing kits from LabX Corp.

COVID-19 testing firm LabX Corp. has donated the first Food and Drug Administration-approved antigen test Sofia 2 SARS Antigen Fluorescent Immunoassay analyzer machine to the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM)......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 29th, 2020

Delivery Firm Donates Test Kits to Cebu City

Express delivery firm J&T Express Philippines donated test kits and other medical essentials to the local government of Cebu City to help in the battle against the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). 10,000 Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved rapid test kits and 200,000 surgical masks were turned over to Cebu City Mayor Edgar Labella. Despite the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJul 15th, 2020

178 COVID test kit aprub sa FDA

Pumalo na sa 178 ang bilang ng mga COVID-19 test kits sa bansa na aprubado ng Food and Drug Administration (FDA)......»»

Category: newsSource:  abanteRelated NewsJun 26th, 2020

PBA: Abueva needs to complete psychological tests to end suspension

Calvin Abueva getting his mind right is the only thing he needs to be reinstated in the PBA. In a rare interview following his now year-long suspension from the league, Abueva revealed the mystery requirement that's holding him back from the PBA. The Phoenix star just needs to complete his psychological tests in order to complete his reinstatement process. "Ngayon, sayang nga nagka-pandemiya, hindi na sunud-sunod yung session ko about sa psychology," Abueva said on the 2OT podcast of PBA broadcasters Magoo Marjon and Carlo Pamintuan. "Sa dalawang psych ko, naka-tulong sakin at naging kumportable ang buhay ko. Hinihintay ko na lang ang apat na session ko dito para maka-balik," he added. Earlier this week during the PSA Forum, Commissioner Willie Marcial gave a vague update on Abueva, saying the COVID-19 pandemic stalled the Beast's reinstatement. [Related: PBA: Phoenix's Calvin Abueva remains indefinitely suspended] However, the PBA chief didn't go into specifics on Abueva's actual requirements. For his part, Calvin reveals that he's completed the rest of what the PBA wants him to do in order to play again. "Actually tapos na, yung mag-hingi ng apology sa Board, sa PBA fans, at lalong-lalo na sa mga nasaktan ko," he said. "Yung mga community service na kailangan kong gawin [tapos na rin]. Yung pinapagawang community service sakin, dinoble ko pa, kasi opportunity ko rin sa buhay ko na maka-tulong din. Di naman ako mayaman, pero alam ko yung lugar ko. Ang pangatlo yung drug test na nakumpleto ko," Abueva added. Abueva has been indefinitely suspended since June 4, 2019. Calvin got his punishment after separate incidents in the 2019 Commissioner's Cup. In a matter of three days, Abueva made lewd gestures towards the girlfriend of then Blackwater rookie Ray Parks Jr. and clotheslined TNT import Terrence Jones.   — Follow this writer on Twitter, @paullintag8.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJun 13th, 2020

FDA quizzed on sale of unvalidated test kits

A party-list lawmaker on Thursday questioned the action of the Food and Drug Administration to allow the sale of more than a dozen brands of rapid test kits without validating first their effectivity or requiring that these be approved by regulators from their respective countries of origin......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 12th, 2020

NCRPO raids illegal COVID clinic

Police raided a clandestine clinic, allegedly used to test Chinese employees of Philippine offshore gaming operators for coronavirus disease 2019, in Parañaque City at past midnight yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 6th, 2020

Negligent in the extreme : HRW says Philippines fails to assist children affected by drug war

The human rights organization stressed that children orphaned in the drug war—which began in mid-2016—have suffered psychological distress, experienced bullying and stigmatization, and face economic hardship......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 27th, 2020

US FDA approves home-collected saliva test for COVID-19

The US Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved the first diagnostic test for coronavirus using saliva samples collected at home......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 9th, 2020

Stocks surge on virus treatment hopes

NEW YORK, United States — Global stock markets shot higher on Wednesday after a US company reported positive test results for a drug used in treating the new coronavirus, more than offsetting news of a massive downturn in the American economy. Meanwhile data showing crude stockpiles in the United States rising less than expected sent oil prices […] The post Stocks surge on virus treatment hopes appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsApr 30th, 2020

16 rapid test kits na inaprubahan ng FDA

LABING anim na rapid test kits para sa coronavirus disease 2019 ang inaprubahan ng Food and Drug Authority. Sa inilabas na pahayag kanina, sinabi ng FDA na nakompleto ng mga ito ang mga documentary requirements at sumailalim sa review at evaluation ng ahensya. “As part of FDA’s mandate to ensure safety and quality of these […] The post 16 rapid test kits na inaprubahan ng FDA appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 20th, 2020

Duterte clears purchase of rapid test kits sans local FDA approval

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte gave the go signal for the procurement of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) rapid test kits even without approval from the country’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA). “I will take the risk, I will order the Health department and everybody…I’m clearing the way by ordering the purchase, tutal walang FDA local but what […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsApr 14th, 2020

Testing the test kits

It is rather strange, it would seem, for the Food and Drug Administration to have approved recently different brands of rapid test kits but apparently are just stacked at the pharmacy inventory......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 13th, 2020

UP-NIH Can Produce 8k Covid-19 Test Kits Daily: FDA

The University of the Philippines-National Institutes of Health (UP-NIH) is capable of producing 8,000 test kits for coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) daily, Food and Drug Authority (FDA) Director Eric Domingo said Monday. In a radio interview, Domingo said the UP-NIH has stockpiled 26,000 test kits which have been approved for commercial use by the FDA […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsApr 7th, 2020

DOH approval of rapid testing a lie?

It seems the Food and Drug Administration was only forced to issue its stamp of approval for various brands of COVID-19 rapid test (on-site) kits due to intense public pressure for mass testing. The Department of Health, of which it is under, apparently has no real intention of implementing mass testing come April 14......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 5th, 2020