In sickness and in health, till quarantine do us part.
It is not hard to imagine that quarantine can make or break relationships. After all, when was the last time you spent 24/7 together in the same space? It can lead to a baby boom, or you discover that you cannot
'All countries can still change the course' of the COVID-19 pandemic.
On March 12, 2020, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte laid out the 30-day community quarantine measures for the National Capital Region due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The country is now under Code Red Sublevel 2 (read here to find out what
A pandemic is described as the 'worldwide spread of a new disease.'
With the rising number of cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) around the world, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared it a pandemic yesterday, March 11, according to Time. A pandemic is described as the "worldwide spread of a new disease." Time
There were 16 new additional cases confirmd by the DOH.
On March 11, the Department of Health (DOH) confirmed that there have been 16 new COVID-19 cases in the Philippines, bringing the total number to 49.In a Facebook post, the DOH said that it has deployed surveillance teams and they
His company had to temporarily close their office!
Over the past few months, the world has been dealing with the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Left and right, people are taking necessary precautions to prevent the further spread of this virus.One of the safety measures is staying at home when
The city also suspended the CARAA Games and the popular night market.
After moving the Panagbenga Festival from February to March, Baguio has "completely" canceled the yearly event due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) threat. Mayor Benjamin Magalong made the announcement hours after Pres. Rodrigo Duterte declared a state of public health emergency
Pres. Rodrigo Duterte has also signed a proclamation declaring a state of public health emergency.
Pres. Rodrigo Duterte announced that classes in all levels in Metro Manila are suspended from March 10 to 14, according to CNN Philippines. He made the announcement last night, March 9, amid the rising number of confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-
The Philippines has recorded six cases of COVID-19.
The Department of Health (DOH) has raised its alert level to Code Red for coronavirus, or COVID-19 on March 7. Along with raising the alert level, the state health department has also confirmed local transmission of the deadly virus.Currently, the
So far, there haven't been any reports of new confirmed infections in the Philippines.
Though there haven't been any new confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the Philippines, two people who traveled from the country to Taiwan and Australia have tested positive for the virus.One patient, a man in his 30s,
To conduct the study, researchers cleaned surfaces twice a day and floors once a day.
Here's another reason why routine cleaning is *important*: New research shows that the coronavirus disease or COVID-19 can linger in patients' bedrooms and bathrooms, according to AFP via ABS-CBN News. However, cleaning surfaces and floors with a common
He believes the virus will 'ultimately not be containable.'
Marc Lipsitch, an epidemiology professor at Harvard, has made some predictions with regard to the outbreak of the coronavirus disease or COVID-19.In an interview with The Atlantic, Lipsitch pointed out how the virus will "ultimately not be containable." He estimates
South Korea has seen a surge in COVID-19 cases.
South Korea now has the world's largest number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases with a total of 763 patients, making it the biggest number outside of China. In less than a week, the country saw a surge in coronavirus cases. The
As of this writing, his events in South Korea, Thailand, and Taiwan have been postponed, too.
Attention, Ji Chang Wook fans! His Manila fan meeting has been postponed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), according to his agency, Glorious Entertainment. "The performance will be included in the Asia Fan Meeting Tour that will resume
They're being 'extremely cautious' about the label.
Amid fears over the corona virus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, the World Health Organization (WHO) is being "extremely cautious" about classifying it as a pandemic, according to CNN. WHO describes a pandemic as the "worldwide spread of a new disease," but there'
This is good news!
On February 17, the Department of Health (DOH) issued an update on the state of the novel coronavirus, which has been renamed to Coronavirus Disease or COVID-19.In a press release, the DOH revealed that as of 12:00 p.m.,
The visa-free entry is supposed to be in effect until July 31.
After the Philippines included Taiwan in the Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19) travel ban, Taiwan may cancel the visa-free entry of Filipinos, according to Inquirer.This might be among the "reactive measures" of the Taiwanese government, said Angelito Banayo, chairperson of
Here's why the name of the virus matters.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has renamed the 2019 novel coronavirus as Corona Virus Disease or COVID-19, according to CNN Philippines. Director-General Tedros Ghebreyesus said, "Having a name matters to prevent the use of other names that can be inaccurate
Major airlines have canceled all Philippines-Taiwan flights until further notice.
Taiwan is now included in the travel ban imposed by the Philippines as a preventive measure against the novel coronavirus threat. Department of Health spokesperson Eric Domingo said yesterday, February 10, that the ban was implemented late last week, according to CNN
The woman was discharged from the San Lazaro Hospital on February 8.
Department Of Health (DOH) Undersecretary Eric Domingo said in a press briefing that the country's first confirmed novel coronavirus acute respiratory disease (2019-nCoV ARD) patient has fully recovered.According to a report from Inquirer.net, the patient, a 38-year-
The suspension is brought about by the novel coronavirus epidemic.
If you have plans of heading to South Korea's Jeju Island in the near future, then you might want to make changes to your itinerary.On February 7, the Bureau of Immigration revealed that visa-free travel to Jeju Island has
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