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'
The survey was conducted from December 13 to 16, 2019.
A survey from the Social Weather Stations (SWS) released on February 14 revealed that four out of five Filipinos prefer intelligence rather than looks. The fourth-quarter survey was conducted from December 13 to 16, 2019, using face-to-face interviews with
And what causes it?
Jennifer Aniston. Keira Knightley. Regine Velasquez. That's a pretty interesting trio of names, sure, especially when you realize that what they have in common isn't just fame, fortune, and talent. These three talented women have all talked about life with
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
Here's how to best protect yourself when traveling on a plane.
Avoiding crowded places is one precautionary measure against the novel coronavirus threat, but sometimes, you just can't avoid getting on a plane for work or personal reasons. If you really must, a top airline doctor gives tips on how to best
You HAVE to see the photos!
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 patient was a 60-year-old Chinese woman.
On February 5, the Department of Health (DOH) confirmed that the Philippines had its third novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) case.According to a report from PhilStar, DOH Undersecretary Eric Domingo said that a sample from a 60-year-old Chinese woman tested
Our hearts are legit breaking rn!
We've got some super sad news today, you guys: Noah Centineo and Lana Condor are no longer coming to Manila. The two stars of To All The Boys: P.S. I Still Love You were set to come to the
The 'alternative learning scheme' will start on February 5.
Silliman University in Dumaguete, Negros Oriental has announced that they will conduct online classes for students from preschool to senior high school starting February 5. The announcement came after five people with flu-like symptoms in Dumaguete City were quarantined as a
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
PUV drivers and conductors are also required to wear face masks while on duty.
Amid the novel coronavirus outbreak, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has directed terminal operators to "provide face masks as well as disinfectant or sanitizer dispensers for free use of passengers," according to Manila Bulletin.In the memo dated yesterday,
Wuhan City is ground zero of the novel coronavirus that has killed over 200 people in China and infected over 8,000 people worldwide.
After other countries have issued travel bans on people coming from China in the midst of the novel coronavirus outbreak, Pres. Rodrigo Duterte has approved a temporary travel ban on people coming from Wuhan City and the rest of the Hubei Province.
There are medical conditions that might explain the mystery.
Period pain is the absolute worst. But is there anything more frustrating than having period pain but no actual period? We think not.Although cramps are most closely associated with periods, menstruation isn't the only reason why you might get
A World Health Organization representative clarified where it's appropriate to use masks.
In the midst of the novel coronavirus outbreak from China, World Health Organization (WHO) country representative Rabindra Abeyasinghe said, "Normal people going about their normal work don't need to wear surgical or N95 masks," according to Inquirer.It has become more
Please don’t do it!
You clock in at 7 a.m., get started on your looong to-do list for the day and jump from meeting to meeting. When you look at your watch, it's suddenly 3 p.m. and you still haven't had
Changes in your period blood flow is normal!
You're probably aware that your monthly visitor takes on a new form every cycle. No two periods are the same, and your period blood's color and consistency change from day to day. Still, there are just some cycles that make
The happiest place on earth takes a health and safety precaution.
Hong Kong Disneyland announces the closure of its themed attractions and rides starting January 26 as a health and safety measure to prevent the spread of the deadly Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). In a statement released on Hong Kong Disneyland's
Why the eff didn't anyone tell us this before?!
Last week, my jaw dropped when I read a tweet by @girlziplocked that said ibuprofen reduces menstrual flow by 50 percent. I certainly did not know that ibuprofen helps reduce the actual volume of shed menstrual blood-I only thought it helped
No more wasting time at the gym.
From doing your mental health a solid to reducing your risk of dying from basically anything, there are a bazillion non-weight related reasons to get moving. Okay, if you want to get specific there's: more stable blood sugar, better heart
They boarded a flight from Hong Kong to Manila.
According to The South China Morning Post, four family members of a 39-year-old Chinese man who tested "preliminarily positive" for the new coronavirus infection landed in Manila via Cebu Pacific Flight 5J111 on Wednesday, January 22, 2020. The man boarded
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