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Waiting For Test Results Can Be Agonizing, TB Patients Lament As They Get Sidelined Due To COVID-19 Pandemic

“I was very anxious during [the waiting period]. I was constantly being devoured by negative thoughts and fears. I was way past wishing for a lesser evil…I only wanted to have an answer, anything,” a tuberculosis patient disclosed.

Waiting For Test Results Can Be Agonizing, TB Patients Lament As They Get Sidelined Due To COVID-19 Pandemic

Task Force Set To Issue Guidelines On Face Shields

Even as the use of face shields is relaxed outdoors, the government said the Delta COVID-19 variant has not waned and urged the public to continue observing minimum public health and safety standards.

Task Force Set To Issue Guidelines On Face Shields

How Tipolo, Pili Trees Inspired An Aeronautical Engineer To Invent Eco-Friendly Roof, Aircraft Sealants

The 23-year-old aeronautical engineering graduate from the Philippine State College of Aeronautics shared his humble beginnings and where he got his inspiration to develop sealants – first for the roof and then for aircraft.

How Tipolo, Pili Trees Inspired An Aeronautical Engineer To Invent Eco-Friendly Roof, Aircraft Sealants

Bangladeshi Vaccine Scientist Cited For Saving Millions

Dr. Firdausi Qadri, who is one of this year’s Ramon Magsaysay awardees, played a key role in the development of a more affordable oral cholera vaccine and the typhoid conjugate vaccine in Bangladesh.

Bangladeshi Vaccine Scientist Cited For Saving Millions

OCTA: COVID Cases May Have Peaked In NCR; DOH Disagrees

The Department of Health called OCTA Research’s projection “premature,” noting that the number of cases in the National Capital Region continues to rise.

OCTA: COVID Cases May Have Peaked In NCR; DOH Disagrees

‘Quaranflings’: Is It Possible To Date And Find Love During A Pandemic?

Three women share their experiences with dating apps in these unusual times.

‘Quaranflings’: Is It Possible To Date And Find Love During A Pandemic?

‘Private Establishments Can Implement Rules On Vaccinated Individuals, But…’

Those who feel discriminated by policies for fully vaccinated individuals may challenge these in court, according to the national president of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines.

‘Private Establishments Can Implement Rules On Vaccinated Individuals, But…’

WHO: 7 In 10 COVID-19 Deaths In Phl Are Elderly; Vaccination For All Adults Eyed Next Month

World Health Organization Philippines representative Rabindra Abeyasinghe lamented the “painfully slow” progress of vaccination, noting that there are still almost 3.6 million elderly who have not received even a single shot of the COVID-19 vaccine.

WHO: 7 In 10 COVID-19 Deaths In Phl Are Elderly; Vaccination For All Adults Eyed Next Month

WHO Bucks Boosters Even For Healthcare Workers

World Health Organization Philippines representative Rabindra Abeyasinghe said the agency does not see the “need for population-level booster doses at this point of time.”

WHO Bucks Boosters Even For Healthcare Workers

DOH: 640 New Delta Variant Cases Detected In Phl; PGH Needs More Doctors

The Philippine General Hospital is asking for more doctors as the country’s premier COVID-19 referral facility is grappling with a manpower problem amid the lingering pandemic.

DOH: 640 New Delta Variant Cases Detected In Phl; PGH Needs More Doctors