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Philippines expands travel ban to include UAE, Hungary

The United Arab Emirates had been reporting cases of the new coronavirus variant in December 2020, but Philippine officials are only banning travelers from the Gulf state now......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: News5 min. ago Related News

13 co-passengers of COVID-19 variant patient can’t be traced

Thirteen co-passengers of the 29-year-old Filipino on a return flight from Dubai who contracted the United Kingdom variant of COVID-19 may face sanctions if they will not cooperate with authorities......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: News5 min. ago Related News

Government to issue vaccination passports

Individuals vaccinated against COVID-19 would be issued “passports” certifying they are no longer at risk of catching the virus or infecting anyone, Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said yesterday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: News2 hr. 4 min. ago Related News

‘1 in 5 establishments not complying with health protocols’

Almost a year after the COVID-19 pandemic hit the country, one in every five business establishments still does not comply with health and safety protocols in the workplace......»»

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Philippines travel ban on over 30 countries extended

After confirmation that a Filipino had been infected with the UK variant of COVID-19 following a business trip in Dubai, the Philippine government extended yesterday for another 15 days the travel restrictions on 33 countries with known cases of new coronavirus strains and expanded the restriction to cover the United Arab Emirates and Hungary......»»

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Senators question government preference for Sinovac

Senators questioned yesterday the Duterte administration’s apparent bias for procuring China-made vaccines for COVID-19, which they warned has caused resistance to vaccination among Filipinos amid reports of low efficacy and high cost......»»

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Janssen, Clover pushing through with Philippine trials

Multinational pharmaceutical giant Janssen and Chinese firm Clover Biopharmaceuticals could still pursue plans to conduct Phase 3 clinical trials for their respective candidate COVID-19 vaccines despite government pronouncements to buy from Chinese firms Sinovac and Sinopharm, Science and Technology Secretary Fortunato dela Peña said yesterday......»»

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Globe, Microsoft Office 365 fuse to power virtual education

Globe expands its initiatives to maximize digital education through Microsoft Office 365 solutions. Due to COVID-19, digital learning emerged as a means to continue communication and collaboration between students and teachers while at home. However, because of insufficient digital infrastructure and tools not all educational institutions are equipped to manage remote learning......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: Tech2 hr. 34 min. ago Related News

EDITORIAL - The other viral outbreak

Different vaccines against COVID-19 are finally coming out, promising an end to this once-in-a-century global scourge. There is another viral pestilence, however, that continues to call for urgent containment......»»

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Biden unveils plans to fight Covid-19

President-elect Joe Biden unveiled plans Thursday for fighting Covid and injecting $1.9 trillion into a battered US economy, but already his ambitious first 100 days agenda is overshadowed by the looming Senate trial of his soon-to-be predecessor Donald Trump......»»

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Cebu archbishop in hospital for COVID-19 symptoms but Church exec says ‘no need to worry’

CEBU CITY—Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma was taken to the hospital after showing COVID-19 symptoms, mainly cough and cold. But Msgr. Joseph Tan, spokesperson of the Archdiocese of Cebu, said there was no need to worry. “He is all right,” Tan said. He said doctors advised Palma to stay at the hospital for monitoring and rest […] The post Cebu archbishop in hospital for COVID-19 symptoms but Church exec says ‘no need to worry’ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: News7 hr. 44 min. ago Related News

Chan sees big challenge in establishing COVID-19 vaccine storage facility

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan admits that one of the city’s biggest challenges in procuring the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine would be the storage facility that would maintain the efficacy of the medicine. Chan said that an acceptable storage facility is of utmost importance since some vaccines need to […] The post Chan sees big challenge in establishing COVID-19 vaccine storage facility appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Daniel iwas muna sa isyu ng COVID-19 vaccine: Masyado pang mainit, baka mapaso tayo…

SA ginanap na finale zoom mediacon ng “The House Arrest of Us” na magtatapos na bukas, ay natanong si Daniel Padilla kung ano ang take niya sa COVID-19 vaccine. Kung siya ang tatanungin, papayag ba siyang magpabakuna kaagad pagdating nito sa bansa at kung magiging choosy ba siya sa klase o brand ng vaccine na […] The post Daniel iwas muna sa isyu ng COVID-19 vaccine: Masyado pang mainit, baka mapaso tayo… appeared first on Bandera......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: News9 hr. 44 min. ago Related News

7 sa 149 NCR hospitals nasa ‘critical’ level — DOH

Manila, Philippines – Nasa critical level ang pito sa 149 ospital sa Metro Manila sa usapin ng bed capacity ng coronavirus disease (COVID-19) mula sa Department of Health (DOH). Narito ang listahan ng sitwasyon ng mga ospital sa Metro Manila: Critical Bernardino General Hospital II – 85.7 percent East Avenue Medical Center – 88.1 percent […] The post 7 sa 149 NCR hospitals nasa ‘critical’ level — DOH appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Source: Remate RemateCategory: News10 hr. 4 min. ago Related News

Gov’t mag-iisyu ng COVID-19 vaccine passports — DOH  

Manila, Philippines — Maglalabas ang gobyerno ng passport para sa mga Pilipinong mababakunahan ng gamot laban sa COVID, batay sa Department of Health (DOH).  “Itong vaccine passport na ito, meron po tayo. Magkakaroon po tayo ng ganyan, and as we have said in the previous na mga pag-uusap, magkakaroon po tayo ng data registry for […] The post Gov’t mag-iisyu ng COVID-19 vaccine passports — DOH   appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Source: Remate RemateCategory: News10 hr. 4 min. ago Related News

COVID-19 hindi sa China nagmula kundi sa Italy – researchers

Manila, Philippines – Sinabi ng mga mananaliksik sa Milan University na tatlong buwan bago madiskubre ang coronavirus disease o COVID-19 sa Wuhan, China, nananalasa na ito sa Italy. Paliwanag ng mga mananaliksik, nakakita ang National Cancer Institute ng Italy sa apat na pagsubok sa sakit na cancer ang nagpalitaw ng virus ng pandemya noong Oktubre […] The post COVID-19 hindi sa China nagmula kundi sa Italy – researchers appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Source: Remate RemateCategory: News10 hr. 4 min. ago Related News

Bulto ng COVID-19 vaccine doses mula sa AstraZeneca, idi-deliver sa Pinas sa 2022

Manila, Philippines – Nakatakdang i-deliver sa bansa ang bulto ng COVID-19 vaccine doses mula British-Swedish firm AstraZeneca sa taong 2022. Sa kasalukuyan, ang Pilipinas ay nakapag-secure na ng 19.6 million doses, kung saan ang inisyal na delivery ay nakatakda sa Hulyo ng taong kasalukuyan. “Suwerte na tayo kung makakuha tayo ng kaunting supply ng AstraZeneca […] The post Bulto ng COVID-19 vaccine doses mula sa AstraZeneca, idi-deliver sa Pinas sa 2022 appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Source: Remate RemateCategory: News10 hr. 4 min. ago Related News

Asst. SolGen positibo sa COVID, oral argument sa anti-terror law, kanselado

Manila, Philippines – Hindi na matutuloy ang oral argument na nakatakda itong January 19 hinggil sa usapin ng anti-terrorism act. Sa inilabas na abiso ni Atty Edgar Aricheta, Supreme Court clerk of Court, inaprubahan ng korte ang kahilingan ni Solicitor General Jose Calida na ipagpaliban ang oral argument matapos magpositibo sa COVID-19 ang Assistant Solicitor […] The post Asst. SolGen positibo sa COVID, oral argument sa anti-terror law, kanselado appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

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DAR subdivides lot in Samar town despite rise of COVID-19 cases

Despite the continuous rise of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in the province of Samar, the survey teams of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) remain unstoppable in performing their tasks......»»

Source: Samarnews SamarnewsCategory: News10 hr. 34 min. ago Related News

Biden to unveil $1.9T economic plan 

WASHINGTON, United States — President-elect Joe Biden will unveil a plan Thursday to inject $1.9 trillion into the US economy as evidence mounts that the recovery from the sharp downturn caused by Covid-19 is flagging. With his fellow Democrats narrowly controlling both houses of Congress, Biden has a shot at passing what would be the third massive […] The post Biden to unveil $1.9T economic plan  appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: News13 hr. 44 min. ago Related News