COVID in future history

Ambeth R. Ocampo - @inquirerdotnet 01/25/2023

The 32nd-anniversary edition of my book “Rizal without the Overcoat” has two covers: both in striking red, identical except for the first run that has Rizal wearing a face mask, succeeding editions have him without a mask.…

Negros cities, town watched for cholera spike

Carla Gomez 10/19/2022

BACOLOD CITY—Officials of Negros Occidental province are closely monitoring three cities and one town where 12 cases of cholera were reported, with two deaths, in a span of three weeks. Dr. Ernell Tumimbang, provincial health officer, said…

A bacteria, not a virus, was the ‘COVID-19’ of our colonial past

Jobers Reynes Bersales 03/22/2020

At the small plaza honoring Rajah Humabon just across the Archdiocesan Museum of Cebu today is an obelisk that very few recognize. It is but a miniature version of gargantuan Egyptian obelisks of old but intended to…

Six of the deadliest pandemics in human history

Rhobie A. Ruaya, Rhobie Alburo Ruaya 03/19/2020

The World Health Organization already declared Covid-19 an international emergency. As we all already know by now, the coronavirus is a pandemic.  A pandemic is the worldwide spread of a disease. Pandemics have contributed significant impacts on…

Cholera cases contained in Daanbantayan

Izobelle T. Pulgo 03/03/2017

THE incidence of cholera cases in Barangay Carnaza, Daanbantayan town had been contained for now and no additional cases have been reported so far, Daanbantayan Mayor Vicente Loot said yesterday. Loot said they are now treating these…

2 Mitsumi workers test positive for cholera

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag, Victor Anthony V. Silva 02/17/2015

TWO workers of Cebu Mitsumi Inc. in Danao City where a diarrhea outbreak was declared last week tested positive for cholera, a regional health official said yesterday. Reynan Cimafranca, chief of the Regional Epidemiological and Surveillance Unit…

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