By Edwin Fernandez
Health officials in North Cotabato are closely monitoring a foreigner and three overseas Filipino workers who recently returned home on board an Etihad Airways on which a nurse who had tested positive for the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) was also a passenger.
By Jerry E. Esplanada
The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) has joined the search for 260-plus passengers of Etihad Airways Flight No. EYO 424 who are being tracked down by the government to undergo testing for the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Corona Virus, or MERS-CoV.
Do not panic and be taken in by rumors about the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Corona Virus, or MERS-CoV.
By Carla Gomez
Five Negrense overseas workers have been quarantined for possible Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Corona Virus (MERS-CoV) infection but two so far have been found negative for the disease, Dr. Ernell Tumimbang, Negros Occidental provincial health officer, said on Monday.
Saudi Arabia’s health ministry says three more patients who contracted a potentially fatal Middle East virus related to SARS have died amid a recent increase in infections.
By Kristine Angeli Sabillo
Malacañang’s appeal to all passengers of Etihad Airways flight EY 0424 last April 15 to undergo medical tests grew louder on Sunday.
By Tina G. Santos
As the country celebrates Easter Sunday, the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines is exhorting Filipinos to renew their faith in the doctrine of the resurrection of the body and to be good stewards of health.
Vietnam is scrambling to contain a deadly outbreak of measles that has killed more than 100 people, mostly young children, and infected thousands more this year, the government said Friday.
By Bong Lozada
Health Secretary Enrique Ona on Wednesday said an overseas Filipino worker who recently arrived in Manila was tested positive for the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Corona Virus (MERS-CoV).
The Department of Health (DOH) on Tuesday urged penitents to practice other forms of atonement other than whipping themselves bloody and nailing themselves to crosses as part of their Lenten rituals and sacrifice, saying these practices may cause serious health problems.
By Maila Ager
To help alleviate the country’s air pollution woes, Senate President Franklin Drilon on Tuesday called on local government units (LGUs) and the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to move towards making major roads and thoroughfares conducive to bikers and other pedestrians.
By Nathaniel R. Melican
A doctor who oversees Valenzuela City’s Animal Bite Center has warned residents against using traditional or old-fashioned remedies as city officials noted that two people have died of rabies since the start of the year.
“Sakurab” is an herb with long, hollow green leaves. Unlike ordinary onions, the sakurab has a smaller bulb and a less pungent smell.