Stop bringing unvaccinated kids in malls, says medical group exec

Zacarian Sarao - @inquirerdotnet 11/15/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Parents, especially those with kids aged 11 years old and below, should still refrain from bringing their children to malls, or any indoor public spaces that are frequented by a lot of people, said…

EOC urges patients isolated in BICs to help maintain cleanliness

Mae Fhel Gom-os 08/30/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — The chief implementor of Cebu City’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) has urged those being isolated in barangay isolation centers (BICs) to work together in maintaining the cleanliness of their rooms. Councilor Joel Garganera…

Delta variant cases in Mandaue have fully recovered — mayor

Mary Rose Sagarino 07/30/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The three individuals who were infected with the Delta variant of COVID-19 in Mandaue City have already recovered.  Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes on Friday, July 30, 2021, said the three patients were…

Is it Dengue or COVID-19? Here’s how you can tell

PR 06/11/2021

At the height of the coronavirus pandemic in April 2020, Evelyn suddenly developed fever, cough, a lack of appetite, and intermittent vomiting while quarantined at home. At first, she feared the worst  “Nabalaka jud ko kay basig…

Intellectual property rights-related reports, complaints soared in 2020 — IPOPHL

Neil Arwin Mercado - Reporter / @NAMercadoINQ 03/04/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Reports and complaints related to intellectual property rights soared in 2020, even surpassing the total cases recorded from 2013 to 2019, the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) reported Thursday. During the online…

RAFI Highlights Creativity Amidst COVID in RESTART Webinar Series 2.0

PR 03/03/2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused disruption and forced all of us to re-examine the way we do things. In its continuous effort to magnify its initiative to champion an informed and engaged online community, the Ramon Aboitiz…

COVID math: All the virus in the world would fit in a coke can

Reuters 02/11/2021

LONDON — All the COVID-causing virus circulating in the world right now could easily fit inside a single cola can, according to a calculation by a British mathematician whose sum exposes just how much devastation is caused…

DOH: Two men from Cebu among 8 new confirmed COVID variant cases

Inquirer.net 02/06/2021

A 54-year-old man, a returning overseas Filipino (ROF) from Talisay City in southern Cebu, and a 35-year-old man from Liloan town in northern Cebu are among the eight new additional cases of the more infectious variant of…

RTC Branch 86 closed as court employee tests positive for COVID-19

Mary Rose Sagarino 02/01/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—The Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 86 in barangay Tipolo here will be physically closed after a court employee tested positive for the Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). In a memorandum dated January 31, 2021, the…

Some MGCQ areas to revert to stricter GCQ status in February — Palace

Krissy Aguilar 01/28/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Some provinces will revert from the lenient modified general community quarantine (MGCQ) to the more stringent GCQ in February, Malacañang announced on Thursday, January 28, 2021. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque, however,  did not disclose…

NBA begins working postponed games into schedule

01/28/2021

New York, United States—The NBA is tweaking its schedule to begin working in games postponed because of coronavirus safety measures, the league said in a statement on Wednesday, January 27, 2021. Twenty-two games have been postponed since…

Capitol has no plans to set aside funds for COVID vaccines yet

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial government has no intention of purchasing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines at this point. Governor Gwendolyn Garcia, in a press conference on Thursday, January 14, said that she planned to…

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