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Indian COVID Variant Entered the Philippines – Latest News! The Philippines’ health ministry announced on Tuesday that it had discovered the first two cases of a coronavirus variant first found in India. Alethea De Guzman, director of the ministry’s epidemiology bureau, said the variant had been verified in two Filipino seafarers who returned in April from […]

Effective COVID-19 Protocols for SMEs (Small and Medium-sized Enterprises): Offices, Restaurants, Groceries, and Public Transportation. Offices during Covid– 19 Pandemic The increasing number of the deadly Covid-19 has been causing the businesses and government offices to face the crisis in any means and make their offices kept on operating. Some companies and government offices require their employees […]

Community Pantries: Community Effort amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic The Philippines is still in a strict lockdown for more than a year now. Community pantries popped up at different places in the country. It shows Filipino’s unity to help their fellowmen amid the COVID-19 pandemic. COVID-19 This newest type of “Bayanihan” was started along Maginhawa Street […]

The History of Ivermectin: Wonder Drug In the late 1960s, Satoshi Ōmura, a microbiologist at Tokyo’s Kitasako Institute, was hunting for new antibacterial compounds and started to collect thousands of soil samples from around Japan. He cultured bacteria from the samples, screened the cultures for medicinal potential, and sent them 10,000 km away to Merck […]

Ivermectin and Remdesivir: Alternative COVID-19 Treatments Remdesivir is an antiviral medication originally developed by biopharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences to treat Ebola. Although the drug didn’t work well against that disease, it later showed promise fighting SARS and MERS — illnesses caused by coronaviruses — in animal studies, which is why researchers thought remdesivir might help […]

Quarantine Updates for Metro Manila: All You Need To Know Below are the current quarantine classifications according to the Philippine government: Localized Enhanced Community Quarantine:  Some cities in Metro Manila including Manila, Muntinlupa, Pasay, Pasig and Quezon City have imposed area- or barangay-specific local lockdowns. Please monitor their websites or Facebook pages for more information. General Community Quarantine (GCQ) from March 22, […]

You may have some side effects, which are normal signs that your body is building protection. These side effects may affect your ability to do daily activities, but they should go away in a few days. Some people have no side effects// Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Anaphylaxis after COVID-19 vaccinationSevere allergic reactions, including anaphylaxis, […]

The number of new Covid-19 cases in the Philippines  especially in Metro Manila has recently increased. On Monday, health authorities recorded 5,404 new coronavirus cases, the new highest data for 2021. Given the fact that some hospitals are at capacity to treat critically ill Covid-19 patients, Malacañang said the government is not considering reverting to the […]

On March 1, 2021, the Philippines began its long-delayed coronavirus vaccination program, one day after receiving the first batch of free vaccines from China. Health-care professionals, police officers, and military personnel were among the first to receive the Sinovac vaccine, leading President Rodrigo Duterte to express his gratitude. The vaccine has been approved for emergency use […]

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