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Covid-19 cases decline, but deaths stay above 100 a day
THE seven-day average of new cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) declined to below 7,000 on Saturday, May 8, 2021, but daily deaths continued to exceed 100 for the fourth day in a row.The Department of Health (DOH) case bulletin ...
From 3 days ago
Going to Carbon will be more than just going to the market
IN SEPTEMBER 2021, when Carbon Public Market vendors temporarily move to what is currently known as Unit 2, there should be minimal disruption in their business activities.Rental and other market fees will remain the same, and the century-old Carbon Market ...
From 86 days ago
Special report: Building vaccine confidence
(This is the conclusion of the SunStar Philippines special report on efforts to defeat the Covid-19 pandemic through vaccination.)TWO recent surveys indicated that Filipinos have yet to overcome vaccine hesitancy arising from the Dengvaxia controversy.More than four out of 10, ...
From 97 days ago
Special report: A matter of choice
(This is the second part of a special report by SunStar Philippines on efforts to defeat the Covid-19 pandemic through vaccination.)A VACCINE is a type of medicine that mimics the bacteria or virus that causes a disease, and triggers the ...
From 98 days ago
Special report: A shot in the arm
(This is the first installment of a four-part special report by SunStar Philippines on efforts to defeat the Covid-19 pandemic through vaccination.)“I’M PFEELING pfine, pfantastic with no pfever, thanks Pfizer,” Singapore-based Cebuano doctor Elisse Nicole Catalan wrote on Facebook a ...
From 98 days ago
IATF relaxes age restrictions
THE Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases has further relaxed age-based restrictions in areas under modified general community quarantine (MGCQ) to allow children 10 years old and above to step out of their homes beginning ...
From 109 days ago
DOH tightens biosurveillance
AFTER confirming that the more contagious Sars-CoV-2 variant has been detected in the country, the Department of Health (DOH) intensified biosurveillance and urged local government units (LGUs) to strictly ensure compliance to minimum public health standards and quarantine protocols.The DOH ...
From 117 days ago
Back to school for over 24M learners
IT’S back to school for more than 24 million learners on October 5, 2020, nearly seven months after classes were suspended in the National Capital Region (NCR) and later in the rest of the country.But instead of physically going to ...
From 219 days ago
New Covid-19 cases found in Cebu City workplaces
ROUGHLY three out of five, or 60 percent, of new infections in Cebu City in the last five days were traced to the workplace, presenting new challenges in the battle against Covid-19 and prompting the Emergency Operations Center in Cebu ...
From 266 days ago
School opening moved to October 5
PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has agreed to postpone the opening of basic education classes for school year 20202021 to Oct. 5, 2020.The postponement covers both public and private schools.However, private schools that have already resumed classes may continue, such as universities ...
From 270 days ago