THE Philippine government is fast-tracking the accreditation process for laboratories, expecting mass testing of persons under investigation and monitoring (PUIs and PUMs) for COVID-19 to begin by April 14, 2020. "On massive testing for PUIs and PUMs, we are also ...
3 days ago
SIMPLE as it may, but top swimming official Lanie Velasco is doing her own little way to help fellow Filipinos in these trying times of the coronavirus pandemic.The president of the Philippine Swimming Inc. (PSI) is making personally woven face masks ...
3 days ago
DEPARTMENT of Interior and Local Government Secretary Eduardo Año, one of the key pillars of the Inter-Agency Task Force that is managing the current COVID-19 crisis, confirmed today that he has tested positive for the viral disease.He received ...
5 days ago
VIENNA - An official at Formula One team Red Bull has proposed holding a training camp that would expose drivers to the coronavirus so they could build immunity to the disease while the season is suspended.The idea by motorsport adviser Helmut Marko ...
5 days ago
Today, the Philippine General Hospital along Taft, Manila is now a designated COVID-19 referral center.Admission will be initially limited to patients with moderate to critical symptoms, as well as "mild PUIs (patients under investigation) who are at high risk of ...
6 days ago
THE MAYOR of one of the cities hardest hit by COVID-19 has decided to self-quarantine after a staff member tested positive for the disease.In a statement released on social media today, Francis Zamora announced, "In the interest of public ...
Mar 29, 2020
HENRY Ton was looking for a way to help himself and neighbors stay fit and active after his gym closed because of the coronavirus pandemic.The 46-year-old software engineer in suburban Phoenix organized a small running group he jokingly calls ...
Mar 29, 2020
ON Friday, the Department of Health sent out a call for volunteer health workers to man the forts at the Lung Center, Philippine General Hospital, or Dr. Jose N. Rodriguez Memorial Hospital. For their work, they would be paid P500 a day ...
Mar 29, 2020
THE Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) showed it is not just all about sports.The agency donated a total of 90 mattresses which were distributed to four different institutions for use by stay-in health workers who are at the forefront of the ...
Mar 28, 2020
AS the United States becomes the country with the most cases of COVID-19 in the world (more than 101,000, with 1,588 reported deaths), US-based shoe manufacturers are rejiggering their manufacturing arms to churn out much-needed medical equipment. ...
Mar 28, 2020
OFFICIALS of Barangay Dasmariñas have asked Manny Pacquiao and his family to self-quarantine inside their residence after hosting a party for guests that included fellow senator Koko Pimentel.A video that has gone viral on social media shows Pacquiao entertaining ...
Mar 27, 2020
MORE help is on the way for frontliners. The Far Eastern University Alabang has offered to lend its basketball court and locker rooms as an extension facility for the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) in Muntinlupa amid the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
Mar 27, 2020
THE Presidential Security Group has proposed a total lockdown of the Malacañang Complex to ensure protection of the executive branch's seat of power from the COVID-19 pandemic.The lockdown will begin on Saturday, March 28, until Friday, April 10, ...
Mar 27, 2020
SENATOR Edgardo 'Sonny' Angara on Thursday became the third senator to test positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19) disease.In a statement released to media outlets and on social media, Angara, who is also chairman of the Samahang Basketbol ng ...
Mar 26, 2020
SENATOR Aquilino 'Koko' Pimentel III on Thursday apologized to the Makati Medical Center after he accompanied his pregnant wife to the hospital despite being under quarantine for suspected coronavirus (COVID-19) infection."I apologize to MMC for being in their ...
Mar 26, 2020
SENATOR Imee Marcos confirmed to ABS-CBN News that her brother and former vice presidential candidate Bongbong Marcos is currently being tested for the SARS-CoV-2 virus.In a text message, she said: ""[Bongbong] came back from Spain unwell... Getting better ...
Mar 26, 2020
ROME - It was the biggest game in Atalanta's history and a third of Bergamo's population made the short trip to Milan's famed San Siro Stadium.Nearly 2,500 fans of visiting Spanish club Valencia also traveled ...
Mar 26, 2020
Clarence House has announced just now that Prince Charles, 71, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.According to the statement, which was reported on The Guardian, the crown prince of the British throne is experiencing mild symptoms. Read the full statement ...
Mar 25, 2020
UPDATE, 25 March, 7:34 p.m.: Added Pimentel's statement given to GMA News.THE head of Makati Medical Center hit out at Senator Koko Pimentel for his 'irresponsible and reckless' actions that he claimed put the staff ...
Mar 25, 2020
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