“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.
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.
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.
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.
The Department of Health called OCTA Research’s projection “premature,” noting that the number of cases in the National Capital Region continues to rise.
Three women share their experiences with dating apps in these unusual times.
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.
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.
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.”
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.