By Tina G. Santos
Health authorities have opened a Facebook account, bought newspaper ad space for the names of 174 out of the 415 passengers of a flight from the Middle East who had yet to submit themselves as of Monday to nose-and-throat swab test for a deadly virus and enlisted the help of the police in tracing them.
By Jocelyn R. Uy
, Julie M. Aurelio
Go to the nearest government hospital and get tested for your and your family’s sake if you were on the plane with a male Filipino nurse who initially tested positive for the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Corona Virus (MERS-CoV).
At least nine have been sent to a Batangas hospital as they were among the passengers of Etihad flight EY0424, which carried the Filipino nurse who earlier was tested positive for the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Corona virus (MERS-CoV), Radyo Inquirer 990AM reported Monday.
An American man returned to Minnesota on Thursday (Minneapolis time) after spending nine months in prison in the United Arab Emirates for his role in making and posting online a satirical video about youth culture in Dubai.
The United Arab Emirates has rejected a request from Egypt for the release of 11 of its nationals detained for suspected links to Egypt’s ruling Muslim Brotherhood, the Gulf News paper reported on Saturday.