Use of surgical masks in areas with huge Covid-19 cases recommended – DOH

Wearing double face masks not yet recommended – DOH

There is no evidence yet to prove that wearing double face masks lessens the chances of getting infected with Covid-19. The Department of Health (DOH) made this statement amid the rising concerns on the more infectious coronavirus variants emerging in some...
Palace slams bishop discouraging mask-wearing

Palace slams bishop discouraging mask-wearing

Palace spokesman Harry Roque on Thursday shot down Lipa Archbishop Emeritus Ramon Arguelles’ statements discouraging the use of face masks and face shields, saying he should instead encourage people to adhere to the country’s minimum health standards....