COVID-19 compared with other deadly viruses

11/01/2021

PARIS — The global death toll from Covid-19, which is set to pass five million, is already far worse than most other viral epidemics of the 20th and 21st centuries. But there have been notable exceptions. The…

Fiesta Señor and public prayer during pandemics

Jason Abellaneda Baguia - @inquirerdotnet 01/17/2021

The closure to the public of novena Mass for the 456th Fiesta Señor at the Basilica Minore del Santo Niño in Cebu City is saddening but necessary. As the Jan. 17 feast day for the Holy Child…

History of pandemics due to ship voyages 

ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO 06/04/2020

Many Filipinos   knew by heart the  Korean phrases like “annyeonghaseyo” (hello) or “kamsahamnida” (thank you) due to  their fascination with Koreanovelas, especially now that they had to stay home due to the COVID-19 community quarantine. “Kingdom” is one interesting Netflix series…

Duterte: Asean should be ready for future pandemics

Julie M. Aurelio - @inquirerdotnet 04/15/2020

  MANILA, Philippines — Warning that the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) would not be the last pandemic, President Rodrigo Duterte pressed Southeast Asian nations to expand the region’s existing mechanisms to respond to public health emergencies. The…

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…

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