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SONA attendees to get QR-coded face shields

Those physically attending President Duterte’s last State of the Nation Address and joint session of Congress at the Batasang Pambansa complex on Monday will each be issued QR-coded face shields after passing at least two COVID-19 tests......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarJul 22nd, 2021

Duterte vows quality education amid pandemic, but no other plans in last SONA

"Despite our inability to conduct face-to-face classes during this pandemic," Duterte said, "we remain determined to deliver quality and accessible education to all.".....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 26th, 2021

Health protocols set for SONA protests

Organizers of various protest actions during President Duterte’s final State of the Nation Address on Monday have agreed to implement health protocols to ensure the safety of attendees against COVID-19......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 25th, 2021

50M jabs needed to remove face mask, shields& mdash;NTF adviser

The Philippines needs to reach a population of around 49 million to 50 million fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before the face masks and face shields could be ditched, a government adviser said Thursday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 9th, 2021

‘Genius?’

Who’s the “genius” behind President Rodrigo “Digong” Duterte’s backtracking on his order to do away with face shields, Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto asks......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 30th, 2021

OCTA members still discussing questions over face shields mandate, says fellow

Even members of an independent panel of researchers at OCTA Group are yet to decide on a recommendation over the mandate for the public to use face shields outside homes......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 27th, 2021

Face shield use science-based, says Palace

The government needs to listen to and believe in the experts’ findings that the use of face shields is effective in preventing the further transmission of COVID-19, Malacañang said Thursday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 25th, 2021

Face shield requirement guided by science – DOH

Defending anew the wearing of face shields as required protection against COVID-19, the Department of Health said yesterday that the government policy is guided by science and expert medical opinion......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 25th, 2021

Govt denies kickbacks on face shields

Govt denies kickbacks on face shields.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsJun 24th, 2021

Senate to probe face shield use efficacy vs. virus

Two days after President Duterte declared that the use of face shields is still mandatory, Senate President Vicente Sotto III called for an investigation on how effective they are in preventing the transmission of COVID-19—and asked which genius had fooled the government......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2021

Senate inquiry sought into use of face shields vs. COVID-19

Senate President Tito Sotto had been opposing the policy that, only this week, President Rodrigo Duterte put to rest when he retained its mandatory wearing both indoors and outdoors......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2021

Senators: Are officials profiting from sale of shields?

Senators have raised the possibility that some government officials may be profiting from the sale of face shields, noting that health authorities have yet to present solid scientific basis for their mandatory use......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2021

Face shields, kailangan vs. bagong ‘Delta variant’

Urong-sulong si President Duterte sa kanyang pahayag sa paggamit ng face shields. Noong  Lunes ng gabi, sa indoors na lang daw magsuot nito. Irerekomenda rin daw ng IATF sa pangulo ang pagsuot ng “face shields”  sa mga “enclosed”, “indoor”  o mga saradong lugar. Pero, pitong oras ang nakalipas, kailangan pa rin daw ang “face shields” […] The post Face shields, kailangan vs. bagong ‘Delta variant’ appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2021

PNP urges cops, public: Follow Duterte order on face shields

"We're asking the public to respect and follow the directive of our president on face shields. This is for our safety," Eleazar said in Filipino. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2021

Shields and Remdesivir

Filipinos look ridiculous and stupid wearing a face shield over a face mask, my friend, Reynaldo Esmeralda, said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 21st, 2021

Duterte keeps mandatory use of face shields indoors, outdoors

The president's position follows in a string of confusing pronouncements from officials on the use of face shields since last week......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 21st, 2021

Face-to-face with face shields

It is with great relief we have been receiving in greater bulks the latest delivery of vaccine doses being procured and donated to the Philippines to control spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic in our country......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 20th, 2021

PNP urges people to continue wearing face shields

Philippine National Police chief Gen. Guillermo Eleazar yesterday urged people to continue wearing face shields in public places while waiting for the final guidance from the national government......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 19th, 2021

PNP: Face shields must use

Police will continue to enforce the mandatory wearing of face shields in line with the latest guidelines set by the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF), Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Gen. Guillermo Eleazar said Friday......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 18th, 2021

EDITORIAL - Discordant voices

As of yesterday, Malacañang and the Department of Health could not agree on the policy regarding the use of face shields......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 17th, 2021

Amid Duterte s word, IATF fights to retain use of face shields 

"While waiting for the President's decision on the matter, the existing policy on the use of face shields remains in effect," said spokesperson Harry Roque......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 17th, 2021