To aid in the country’s fight against future pandemics, Senator Christopher “Bong” Go supports the establishment of a virology institute which will eventually enable the country to develop and manufacture its own vaccines against diseases, such as Covid-19.
The S-70i “Black Hawk” helicopters acquired by the Philippine Air Force (PAF) are now being utilized in the government’s ongoing vaccination drive for medical front-liners amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic.
MANILA – The Philippines received another 38,400 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines on Sunday night. The delivery from Amsterdam via a KLM Asia flight arrived around 7 p.m. National Task Force Against Covid-19 chief implementer Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. said the deliveries completed the expected 525,600 doses secured by the national government that is part of … Read More
MANILA – Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso is alarmed as the city’s new coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases are increasing daily. “This is an alarming situation,” Domagoso said during a Covid-19 update over his Facebook page on Thursday, then reminded his constituents that the danger of contracting the virus is still highly possible. He said the … Read More
The Chinese government has committed PHP22 million to support the Philippines’ relief efforts following the destruction brought about by typhoon Ulysses, which killed 73 and affected thousands since it made landfall last November 11.
The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has deployed rescue teams to the provinces of Cagayan and Isabela after floodwaters from the onslaught of Typhoon Ulysses and water released from the Magat Dam submerged residential areas.
A sports utility vehicle speeds along a flooded road near the SM Bacoor in Cavite on Friday (Nov. 13, 2020). Several areas of Metro Manila and nearby provinces were submerged in floodwaters due to non-stop rains triggered by Typhoon Ulysses.
The World Health Organization chief on Monday congratulated US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, saying the WHO looks forward to working with their administration “very closely.”