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The service is currently being offered to designated hospitals for free.
The outbreak of the coronavirus has taken the whole world by storm. As of writing, cases have surpassed 200,000 with over 8,000 deaths. But, things may be looking up soon. Japanese scientists are closing in on a flu drug, and
The test kits will help in the immediate diagnosis and monitoring of patients.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the use of COVID-19 test kits developed by local scientists from the University of the Philippines-National Institute of Health (UPNIH)."The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today issued a Certificate of Exemption
The Department Of Health confirmed four new cases on March 8.
On March 8, the Department of Health confirmed four new cases of coronavirus disease or COVID-19 in the Philippines, bringing the total to 10.In a statement, DOH provided a background on the four new patients, who are all admitted to
The employee is currently receiving treatment and tests in a hospital.
A BGC-based firm announced that one of its employees tested positive for COVID-19 through a Facebook post on March 7, 2020. Consulting firm Deloitte Philippines said, "the colleague is currently in [a] hospital receiving treatment and further tests."The company
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,
Several therapeutics are already in clinical trials.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced that more than 20 vaccines are already in development globally as a response to the spreading of the coronavirus or COVID-19 virus worldwide.WHO Director-General doctor Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said in a media
They are currently under evaluation at a Pampanga hospital.
Three Filipinos among those under quarantine at New Clark City are under observation after exhibiting symptoms of coronavirus disease or COVID-19.In an interview with CNN Philippines, Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Francisco Duque III shared that the three were brought
Bring on the bacon.
Is breakfast really the most important meal of the day? Yep, according to the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. A new study by medical organization says a simple bagel isn't enough, however. In fact, a big
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
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Cosmo girls, the flu season is upon us. Colds and cough can easily affect you, but you can help prevent them by making handwashing a habit. Experts say it is "more effective than any single vaccine," and two educators from the United
The announcement follows the pressures from lawmakers and the public.
President Rodrigo Duterte orders the expansion of the temporary travel ban on Hubei province to the rest of mainland China, Macau, and Hong Kong, Senator Bong Go confirmed on February 2. The measure is meant to contain the spread of the novel
Scientists in London believe the actual number of cases may be closer to 1,700.
China has reported 17 new cases of its mysterious viral pneumonia. Among these, three are in severe condition.The outbreak started in the Chinese city of Wuhan in early January, with initial cases linked to market workers selling birds, live fish, and
The pneumonia's virus is from the same family as that of SARS.
China has just confirmed the first death from its mysterious viral pneumonia. A 61-year-old man succumbed to respiratory and circulatory failure on January 9.More than forty people have been diagnosed with the illness in the Chinese city of Wuhan
Over 8,000 people were infected from the SARS pandemic in 2003.
Scientists are finally uncovering more information about the mysterious viral pneumonia from China.According to the latest research of Chinese scientists, the virus causing the pneumonia outbreak in the Chinese city of Wuhan is actually in the same family as that of
The data is based on the DOH's HIV/AIDS registry in August 2019.
The country is experiencing a rise in cases of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). According to the Department of Health (DOH), HIV cases have climbed to 36 per day. This number is based on the HIV/AIDS registry prepared by the health
It will be 65 percent cheaper than the original drug.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced a new drug that will potentially make breast cancer treatment significantly more affordable for women worldwide.MORE ABOUT YOUR BOOBS:Called "trastuzumab", the new drug is a type of "biosimilar" medicine, which means that it
A study found these health benefits among those who ate chili at least four times a week.
Love eating chili? A study found that regularly eating chili pepper lowers the risk of dying from heart attack and stroke, according to CNN Philippines.In Italy, where chili is a staple, 23,000 people were monitored over eight years. Among those
Yikes.
There's now growing evidence of the health problems associated with vaping or smoking e-cigarettes. A study conducted by researchers at the University of California San Francisco reveals that vaping has significant effects on one's lung health.The
Quezon City is also launching a campaign to help prevent the spread of HIV.
The Quezon City Public Affairs and Information Services Department said on December 1 that there were at least 505 new cases of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) recorded in Quezon City from January to July of 2019.According to a report from GMANews,
He said the executive order banning the use and importation of vape will follow.
After ordering the arrest of those caught vaping in public, Pres. Rodrigo Duterte said Filipinos can still use e-cigarettes at home, though he discouraged it, according to ABS-CBN News. At the 80th anniversary of the Department of National Defense, he