DOH gives green light to saliva-based Covid-19 tests

DOH gives green light to saliva-based Covid-19 tests

The Department of Health has approved the Philippine Red Cross’ (PRC) proposal to use saliva specimens for Covid-19 tests, an official said on Saturday. In a Laging Handa briefing, Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said the tests would be allowed in...
Red Cross commences new Covid-19 saliva test

Red Cross commences new Covid-19 saliva test

The Philippine Red Cross is scheduled to launch coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) tests using saliva to more than 1,000 health workers in the country. Testing the health workers is one of the Department of Health’s (DOH) requirements to approve the new testing...