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Literatus: Private motorcycle backriding, social distancing
PERHAPS the Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases missed this: For Covid-19-free families, motorcycle backriding is a form of social distancing in the public space. It is a method of social distancing because it distances members of the family ...
From 114 days ago
Literatus: No backrides: ‘Unscientific,’ illness of common sense
LET us begin with the lack of scientific foundation in the “no backriding policy.” A public health policy like this one should have strong scientific foundation.First, motorcycle riders have better protection from Covid-19 infection compared to jeepney commuters because riders ...
From 121 days ago
Literatus: Hope for 2 Covid-19 vaccines
AT LAST, China has released to the public the genome sequence of the SARS-CoV-2. Consequently, a team of scientists at the University of Texas at Austin and the NIAID Vaccine Research Center has isolated a genomic segment that encodes the ...
From 143 days ago
Literatus: Childhood temperament and adult behavior
HUMAN temperament can be very diverse. However, recent evidence indicates that childhood temperament can “predict” future adult behavioral profile, particularly beginning at age 25. Temperament is a biologically grounded way a person tends to respond to the world emotionally and ...
From 157 days ago
Literatus: Seven good things with the ECQ
DESPITE the disruption caused by the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ), some good things may still emerge from it.First, people learned to wear protective masks in the community. The motivation for some may not be to protect others. At least, the ...
From 171 days ago
Literatus: Rationing with a heart
RATIONING medical goods and healthcare workforce is not supposed to be unexpected in this war against Covid-19.Even the United States—with its churning industry capable of supplying the world—is also rationing. Veterans in public health are expected to anticipate that. Only ...
From 199 days ago
Literatus: Don’t just ‘disinfect’ virus, literally ‘wipe’ it out
THE human coronavirus-2019 (HCoV-19) is now officially called the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), doctors Neektje van Doremalen, Trenton Bushmaker and Dylan Morris announced in a March 17 editorial article in The New England Journal of Medicine. Van ...
From 205 days ago
Literatus: Recommendation: Increase Covid-19 quarantine to 20 days
SEVERAL elements can be found in the silent propagation of Covid-19, which had hit several countries already. One important element is the incubation period. A mistake in managing the assumption associated with the incubation period can release patients from quarantine ...
From 220 days ago
Literatus: COVID-19: Beating the catching up game
AS THIS column predicted, the lockdown in China would not be as airtight as vacuums. Today, COVID-19 has become a global menace, penetrating even the United States.The doubling of the cases reported in the Philippines indicate that our health authorities ...
From 227 days ago
Literatus: Homeschooling embraces value, spiritual education
ON MARCH 4, the Philippines is celebrating its fourth National Homeschool Day. Its first celebration was on March 3, 2017.Gratitude should be for the efforts of Sen. Francis Pangilinan in filing the Senate Resolution 308 in 2017, which established the ...
From 234 days ago