JUST IN: Member Of US Vice President’s Staff Has Coronavirus – Official

Member Of US Vice President's Staff Has Coronavirus, Says Official

A member of US Vice President Mike Pence’s personnel had tested positive for COVID-19, according to an official from the White House. A member of United States Vice President Mike Pence’s personnel had tested positive for COVID-19 or coronavirus disease 2019, according to an official from the White House. This, as a White House official … Read more

South Korea Traces New COVID-19 Outbreak In Seoul Nightclubs

South Korea

Health authorities in South Korea started investigating a new COVID-19 outbreak centered in Seoul nightclubs. Health authorities in South Korea on Friday started investigating a new coronavirus outbreak centered in nightclubs in Seoul. This, as Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) said that at least 15 people with coronavirus disease were linked to … Read more

Remdesivir Still Part Of Ongoing Clinical Trial In PH, Says DOH

Remdesivir

Remdesivir was still part of the ongoing clinical trial in the Philippines, according to the Department of Health. The Department of Health on Thursday evening said that the antiviral drug Remdesivir was still part of the ongoing clinical trial in the Philippines. This, as Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said in a statement that the antiviral … Read more

Metro Manila Mayors Target Additional 15-Day ECQ Extension

Metro Manila Mayors

Mayors in Metro Manila were eyeing to have an additional 15-day ECQ extension in NCR, according to the council’s chairman. Mayors in Metro Manila were targeting to have an additional 15-day extension of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in the National Capital Region (NCR). This, as the Metro Manila Council may recommend the ECQ extension … Read more

Japan Set To Authorize Remdesivir For COVID-19 Treatment

Remdesivir

Japan planned to approve Remdesivir in treating patients with COVID-19, according to the Japanese government. Japan on Thursday planned to approve the antiviral drug Remdesivir in treating patients with coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19, according to the Japanese government. Aside from this, Japan was also targeting to approve the anti-flu drug Avigan this month. Japan … Read more

IATF Sets Guidelines For Mall Operators In Areas Under GCQ

IATF

The National IATF already set the guidelines for mall operators in “new normal” areas under GCQ, according to Malacañang. Malacañang on Thursday said that the National Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) on COVID-19 already set the guidelines for mall operators in “new normal” areas under general community quarantine (GCQ). This, as Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque held … Read more

UST To Reimburse Unused Fees, Other Fees Amid Crisis – Student Pub

UST

UST will reimburse unused fees and other fees for A.Y. 2019-2020, as reported by the university’s official student publication. The University of Santo Tomas (UST) will reimburse unused fees and other fees for A.Y. 2019-2020, according to the university’s student publication. This, as The Varsitarian, the official student publication of the University of Santo Tomas, … Read more

Japan’s Avigan ‘Not Safe For Pregnant Women’, Says DOH

Avigan

The DOH warned the public that an anti-flu drug Avigan was “not safe for pregnant women”. The Department of Health (DOH) warned the public about Avigan, an anti-flu drug from Japan, as this drug was “not safe for pregnant women”. In a report from GMA Network’s news program 24 Oras, DOH Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire … Read more

Beat COVID-19 Before Probing Its Origin, Says China’s UN Ambassador

China's UN Ambassador

Beat COVID-19 Before Probing The Origin Of The Said Virus, According To China’s UN Ambassador China’s UN Ambassador in Geneva on Wednesday said that China won’t invite international experts to probe the origin of COVID-19 until the “final victory” was achieved. In an online briefing, Chen Xu, China’s UN Ambassador in Geneva, told reporters that … Read more

JUST IN: Barangay In Iloilo City Placed Under 3-Day Extreme ECQ

Iloilo City

Barangay In Iloilo City Was Placed Under 3-Day Extreme ECQ A barangay in Iloilo City was placed under the extreme enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in order to contain the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19. This, as the three-day extreme enhanced community quarantine in Barangay Santo Niño Sur in Arevalo district at 12:01 a.m. … Read more