Six tourists from India test positive for Covid-19

Six tourists from India test positive for Covid-19

Six travelers who arrived in the Philippines from India have tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) infection, according to the Department of Health (DOH).Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire that the said six Covid-19 patients were among...
PH bans travelers from India over Covid-19 surge

PH bans travelers from India over Covid-19 surge

The Philippines will prohibit the entry of foreign travelers from India starting Thursday, April 29, Malacañang announced on Tuesday.In a statement, Palace spokesman Harry Roque said the ban would start at midnight on April 29 and last until May 14.India has recorded...
Hong Kong bans flights from PH for 2 weeks

Hong Kong bans flights from PH for 2 weeks

Hong Kong has suspended flights from the Philippines, India and Pakistan for 14 days.This as officials of the Chinese special administrative region confirmed that the N501Y mutant Covid-19 strain had been detected in the Asian financial hub.“With confirmed cases...

A vaccine war heats up

Countries around the world are racing against each other to immunize their populations against the coronavirus and end the pandemic, which was believed to have originated from China.Experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) have paid a visit to Wuhan City,...
PH gets 30M Covovax vaccine doses

PH gets 30M Covovax vaccine doses

The Philippines has come to terms with drug manufacturer Novavax, the Serum Institute of India (SII) and Faberco Life Sciences for 30 million doses of Covovax Covid-19 vaccines, Malacañang announced on Monday. The vaccines are set to arrive by the third quarter of...