Among now Greek letter-named COVID variants, Delta draws biggest fear

Cristina Eloisa Baclig - Content Researcher/Writer / @CeBacligINQ 07/09/2021

MANILA, Philippines — If the new names of SARS Cov2 variants sound Greek to you, they are. Alpha, Beta, Delta, Gamma are now the names for the UK, South African, Indian and Brazil variants of the virus…

TIMELINE: One year of Covid-19 in the Philippines

Cristina Eloisa Baclig 03/12/2021

MANILA, Philippines—It has been a year since the Philippines recorded its first case of novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and yet the country still continues to grapple with SARS Cov2, the virus that causes it. INQUIRER.net looks back…

Timeline: How COVID-19, world’s biggest health crisis in modern times, changed everything

Daphne Galvez - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ 01/01/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) started as a mysterious virus that caused pneumonia in some cases in Wuhan, China, in December 2019. Few had expected it would eventually disrupt the natural course of…

Test results cut number of healthy TF Kasaligan recruits to 128

Alven Marie A. Timtim 09/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Only 128 out of the 179 recruited individuals of Task Force Kasaligan (Kaluwasan sa mga Amigo Cops ug Sugbuanon Ang Gusto sa Atong Liderato nga Ipatuman Gumikan sa hulga sa COVID-19 Alang Natong…

Neymar one of three PSG stars to test positive for COVID-19

Agence France Presse 09/03/2020

Neymar was one of three Paris Saint-Germain stars to have contracted the coronavirus, a well-placed source told AFP on Wednesday, after the Champions League runners-up announced several positive tests. “Three Paris Saint-Germain players have confirmed positive Sars…

Four people arrested for selling rapid test kits online

Alven Marie A. Timtim 06/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Four persons are now facing charges after they were caught in an entrapment operation conducted by the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LLCPO) in Barangay Pajo, Lapu-lapu City at 11:10 a.m. on June 8,…

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