COVID-19 numbers understated, underreported, DOH admits

Neil Arwin Mercado 01/18/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Despite logging high number of coronavirus cases, the actual COVID-19 numbers remain to be understated, the Department of Health (DOH) said Tuesday, January 18, 2022. Dr. Alethea De Guzman, director of the Epidemiology Bureau of the DOH,…

Duque orders ‘aggressive’ nCoV contact tracing

Christia Marie Ramos - 02/05/2020

  MANILA, Philippines — Health Secretary Francisco Duque III has directed the Epidemiology Bureau to conduct an “aggressive” contact tracing of fellow passengers of the who tested a Chinese couple positive for the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) after…

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