DILG nixes proposal to do away with face shields

Daphne Galvez - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ 06/03/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is not keen on dropping the policy mandating the wearing of face shields in public, as suggested by Manila City Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso.…

Do the math

Peter Wallace - @inquirerdotnet 03/18/2021

Last week, I raised the first problem that needs to be resolved in achieving herd immunity: willingness to be vaccinated. With only 19 percent of Filipinos willing, according to a survey by the Octa Research Group, herd…

The Philippines is not a poor country

Gideon Lasco - @inquirerdotnet 01/01/2021

You have people say it over and over again that the Philippines is a poor country, and thus we shouldn’t expect to have the things that richer countries have. Like good health care, such as that of…

WHO warns of neglecting vaccinations during pandemic

04/30/2020

Copenhagen, Denmark — The World Health Organization’s European office warned Thursday that to keep other infectious diseases in check, vaccination programs must remain a priority even during the coronavirus pandemic. The warning came as the UN body noted that while…

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