This is an *important* question that came up after the president's speech.
How will the Metro Manila community quarantine, which starts on March 15, affect workers who live outside the metro? Cabinet members have different answers to one of the questions that came up after Pres. Rodrigo Duterte addressed the nation last night, March
The couple made the decision amid COVID-19 concerns.
Sarah Lahbati and Richard Gutierrez have decided to postpone their much-anticipated wedding amid coronavirus disease (COVID-19) concerns. According to reports, they were supposed to tie the knot tomorrow, March 14, in Manila.On Instagram, the couple posted the same photo
They got tested after experiencing symptoms of the coronavirus disease in Australia.
Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson are the first Hollywood celebrities to reveal that they tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). In an Instagram post today, March 12, Tom said they got tested after experiencing symptoms of the virus in Australia. "
It's an 'option' that a task force is studying at the moment.
Amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) threat, a four-day workweek in certain government offices is an "option" that the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Disease is looking into. Cabinet Sec. Karlo Nograles said it's one
It's one of the latest events affected by the coronavirus disease outbreak.
As events around the world are postponed or canceled amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) threat, Coachella announced that the music festival will be moved from April to October this year. The new dates are October 9 to 11 and October 16
Several events in the film are ~eerily similar~ to what's happening now!
Remember Contagion, that medical thriller film released in 2011? According to The New York Times, a considerable number of people are streaming the movie this month "because of coronavirus fears!" In Contagion, Gwyneth Paltrow plays the role of "Patient Zero" and ***SPOILER
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-
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
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'
A must-have if you're traveling!
The coronavirus (COVID-19) has caused everyone around the world to be extra conscious of their surroundings. Here in the Philippines, there have been reported cases, and the local government has declared a travel ban on China and its territories. Although CNN
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
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.
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
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
There's no reason to panic, according to scientists.
For the first time in almost two decades, scientists have discovered a new strain of HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus). It's the subtype L of the Group M version of HIV-1, according to CNN Philippines.Current treatments are effective against this
Yeah, you might want to avoid clicking it.
When it comes to viral videos, we're usually the first ones to watch, like, and share them-especially when a baby panda rolling around in some snow is involved.But the latest five-second clip that seems to be doing the
It's the sixth recorded case of Zika in the Philippines with the first five patients contracting the virus overseas.
The Department of Health (DOH) has announced the first case of a locally-acquired Zika virus infection in the country nearly a month after an outbreak hit Singapore.DOH Secretary Paulyn Jean Ubial said the patient is a 45-year-old woman
Amid Ebola and Zika virus global threats.
A new case of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) threatens the country after a Filipina caregiver in Cagayan de Oro was suspected of carrying the deadly virus.Symptoms of MERS-CoV were shown by the caregiver who came from
One more reason to use those condoms.
The mosquito-borne Zika virus which has been spreading in Latin America and the Caribbean was discovered to be also transmittable through sexual intercourse.Citing US health officials, the Manila Bulletin reported an individual from Texas was found to have contracted the
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