Woman nabbed for selling overpriced COVID-19 medicine in Cebu City

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 09/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A woman in Cebu City will be facing various charges after she was caught on Monday evening, September 13, selling overpriced Tocilizumab, a medicine believed to reduce the mortality rate of severe COVID-19…

Gov’t vows to address shortage in COVID meds

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Local health officials here will be looking into reports of hoarding and price manipulation of medicines used to treat COVID-19. The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) is set to meet with…

Cebu City EOC seeks DTI’s help to regulate prices of COVID-19 meds

Dyrecka Letigio 09/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is urging the Department of Trade and Industries (DTI) and the Department of Health (DOH) to control the prices of essential medicines being used for COVID-19…

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