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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.

Mass testing vs clinical trials: Of media influencers, celebrities, and the viral phenomena

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.

New positive cases won’t affect city-level quarantine status, authorities probe Patient 18 travel

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.

Health authorities to isolate Bacolod’s Patient 18 today, contact tracing on

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.
BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines -- The House of Representatives has approved on third and final reading the house bill establishing a general hospital in Bacolod.

Congress approves bill for Bacolod general hospital

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines -- The House of Representatives has approved on third and final reading the house bill establishing a...
While the world currently faces a deadly threat in the form of SARS-CoV-2, other diseases that previously wreaked havoc never really disappeared in the face of the newer threat.

The Dengue Saga: The Known Nemesis

While the world currently faces a deadly threat in the form of SARS-CoV-2, other diseases that previously wreaked havoc never really disappeared in the face of the newer threat.

CHO starts probe on new positive Oriental Negros residents who passed through city; sample...

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - The City Health Office here has started its probe related to three Oriental Negros residents, one an overseas worker, who tested positive for the COVID19 virus after passing through this city that has the highest number of confirmed COVID cases in the province.

The CoviD-19 saga: Coronavirus’ Exorcism, The Wait for a Vaccine and our Salvation (Pt....

Various countries are now making an effort to create vaccines in an apparent race against time. But when, exactly, would these vaccines be made available?
Finding a cure is a long and tedious process. While vaccine studies for previous coronavirus outbreaks (SARS-CoV-1 and MERS-CoV) provide a template in researching a vaccine for SARS-CoV-2, note that even these previous diseases have no publicly available vaccine to date, proving just how long creating a vaccine takes.

The CoviD-19 saga: Coronavirus’ Exorcism, The Wait for a Vaccine and our Salvation (Pt.1)

Finding a cure is a long and tedious process. While vaccine studies for previous coronavirus outbreaks (SARS-CoV-1 and MERS-CoV)...
BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines -- Bacolod now has a new confirmed case, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the city to 13 since the city had its Patient 1 last March 20.

Bacolod now has Patient 13

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines -- Bacolod now has a new confirmed case, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the...
Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia has asked Health Secretary Francisco to reconsider the holding of religious gatherings to expand to an attendance of 50 percent of seating of the building’s seating capacity.

Bing seeks DOH permission to allow religious gatherings to maximum of 50 percent of...

Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia has asked Health Secretary Francisco to reconsider the holding of religious gatherings to expand to an attendance...
The Philippine Medical Association, along with medical societies and specialty societies of Negros Occidental, wrote Bacolod Mayor Evelio Leonardia suggesting among others an establishment of testing facilities, as well as the continued closure of borders except for essential goods, cargo, and supplies.

Establish testing labs, continue to close ports, mayor urged as city eases into MGCQ

The Philippine Medical Association, along with medical societies and specialty societies of Negros Occidental, wrote Bacolod Mayor Evelio Leonardia suggesting among others...
BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines -- Not anymore a lifting of the Community Quarantine but a modified general community quarantine.

Low-risk areas now under Modified GCQ

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines -- Not anymore a lifting of the Community Quarantine but a modified general community quarantine.
If you have not done it yet or if you have not noticed it already, there is a high possibility that some of your friends have already edited their Facebook avatars with a free electric fan background or some of them had ranted about the heat.

Of solstices, indices, and (heat) strokes

If you have not done it yet or if you have not noticed it already, there is a high possibility that some...
BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - Both Bacolod City and Negros Occidental have two new cases each, a report from the Department of Health Western Visayas said.

Bacolod now has 11 confirmed COVID cases; NegOcc has 6

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - Both Bacolod City and Negros Occidental have two new cases each, a report from the Department...
Bacolod Mayor Evelio Leonardia said the city’s war against COVID-19 is not over, given that the city – with a population of over half a million – has presently the highest number of confirmed cases in the province.

Fight not over, Bing says; relatives of Patient 8 and 9 both tested negative...

“The fight is not over yet.” Bacolod Mayor Evelio Leonardia said the city’s war against COVID-19 is not over,...
BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines Nine persons, relatives of Negros Occidental's Patient 2, have tested negative for COVID-19.

Relatives of Neg Occ’s Patient 2 test negative for COVID-19

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines Nine persons, relatives of Negros Occidental's Patient 2, have tested negative for COVID-19.
RT-PCR is the gold standard test as it detects ongoing CoviD-19 Infection. A positive RT-PCR means an active infection at the time of testing.

The CoviD-19 Saga: What are Antibodies detected by Rapid Tests?

Recap RT-PCR is the gold standard test as it detects ongoing CoviD-19 Infection. A positive RT-PCR means an active...

Bacolod’s Patient 3 dies of “cardiogenic shock”

Bacolod's Patient 3 dies earlier today, 3 May, 2020 due to "cardiogenic shock secondary to fatal arrhythmia". The antecedent...
The new coronavirus can also lead to "pink eye.” Ophthalmologists have said pink eye may be a rare sign of CoviD-19, What's more, reports from China

The CoviD-19 saga: “CoviD Toes” and other atypical symptoms

It has already been suggested that those infected with the virus may be asymptomatic or develop flu-like symptoms such as fever, cough,...
BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - Several repatriated Bacoleños here are appealing to local officials to find them a more suitable quarantine facility that one OFW compared to an "evacuation center during a typhoon."

Repatriated OFWs appeal to local officials for more suitable quarantine facility, worry over harassment...

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - Several repatriated Bacoleños here are appealing to local officials to find them a more suitable quarantine...
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BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - The Bacolod City Water may opt to avail of a multi-billion loan package from Land Bank of the Philippines, an amount which is enough to cover the rehabilitation and expansion of the water district.

Baciwa may opt to avail of multi-billion loan from LBP – Gamboa

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - The Bacolod City Water may opt to avail of a multi-billion loan package from Land Bank of the Philippines, an amount which is enough to cover the rehabilitation and expansion of the water district.
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Presidential anti-corruption commission refers village chief’s complaint vs. Victorias Milling Company

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines - The Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission has referred to Environment Sec. Roy Cimatu the complaint of a village chief in Cadiz City over the alleged illegal dumping by Victorias Milling Company of its alcohol distillery's wastewater into a river than cuts across several towns and cities in the northern part of this province.
“You can take the boy out of the farm, but you cannot take the farm out of the boy”. So goes the old saying.

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“You can take the boy out of the farm, but you cannot take the farm out of the boy”. So goes the old saying.