BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - Bacolod city has Patient 28, a 23-year old male seafarer, the Bacolod City Health Office said.
People are flocking again to news that Dexamethasone is a CoviD-19 cure. And again, we reiterate, like the repurposed drugs Hydroxychloriquine and Remdesivir – it’s not. Lets go to basics first: Dexamethasone is a steroid.
BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines – Bacolod has five new cases today, one of which is a Locally Stranded Individual (LSI) and...
According to our World in Data, a University of Oxford data hub that researches and collects data around the world, the Philippines has the third most number of cases in Southeast Asia, 15th in Asia, and 39th in the world
BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - A Capitol spokesperson here has confirmed three new COVID cases, pushing the number...
Imported case, and local and community transmissions are not exactly exclusive to CoViD-19 cases. These are terminologies widely used in epidemiology to...
BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines – Bacolod City will still be under Modified General Community Quarantine, according to an executive order by Bacolod Mayor Evelio Leonardia.
A good CoviD-19 response is yet to have a definite objective measure, yet global media including Health authorities such as the WHO has lauded various countries for their actions amidst the pandemic.
The drug Remdesivir keeps on grabbing the headlines.
BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - New confirmed COVID cases here, five in only two days, will not affect quarantine levels as the first 15 days of the modified general quarantine draws to a close.
The world has, throughout history, been bombarded by various pandemics. Smallpox, Influenza and the Black plague are but a few of these infamous invisible enemies that were so significantly devastating they managed to burn through a percentage of the world’s population in the time they were active. Science, medicine and healthcare has since advanced to counter these threats.
BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - The health department's regional office will prioritize the swab samples lined up for testing at the regional laboratory facility at the West Visayas Medical Center after lone district solon Greg Gasataya appealed to Department of Health Regional Director Marlyn Convocar to prioritize the more than 600 samples sent from here.
BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - Vice-Governor Jeffrey Ferrer has confirmed that Sixth District Board Member Valentin Miguel Alonso, his wife, a secretary, two household staff, and two other people who might have had contact with the city's Patient 18 all tested negative for COVID19, results from the provincial testing facility show.
BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - Provincial dad Valentino Miguel Alonso has voluntarily undergone a specimen swab for a RT-PCR test today and will quarantine himself after test results for a resident here came out positive for COVID infection.
With the CoViD-19 pandemic affecting nations and practically crippling certain economies and rendering countless jobless, Silay Councilor and Philippine Councilors League president Ryan Gamboa believes that the key to survival would be agriculture.
BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - Provincial Vice-Gov. Jeffrey Ferrer had confirmed that the city's Patient 18 was a former private driver of a board member who was fired last February but tested positive recently after he showed symptoms of COVID19.
We have seen of actors, artists, performers putting in their two cents’ worth over an issue, not just any issue but one that could affect general public health and welfare. We have seen their opinions gaining traction, lapped up by die-hard fans, or maybe receive backlash from dissenting sectors.
BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - New COVID-positive cases will not affect the city-wide quarantine level but local authorities here will continue to take steps to control the spread of the disease.
BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - Health authorities here are moving the city's newest COVID-positive case, Patient 18, to an isolation facility after he tested positive yesterday in a RT-PCR test released by the provincial testing facility.
Throughout human history there have been a number of pandemics like the now eradicated smallpox and the continuing battle with HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis.