Category: Health

DOH: Bicol virus cases may double by January

DAILY TEST The Albay Provincial Health Office conducts a swab test on people who have been exposed to new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients. Photo taken in a rural health unit in Daraga town, Albay province, on Thursday. —MARK ALVIC ESPLANA LEGAZPI CITY — The Department of Health (DOH) in Bicol has projected that the number […]

Students violating liquor ban to lose scholarship

Minors who are students in Muntinlupa City caught violating the liquor ban in the city during the pandemic shall lose their city scholarship. Muntinlupa Mayor Jaime Fresnedi has banned the sale, delivery, and consumption in public places of liquor and alcoholic beverages during all levels of community quarantine. ADVERTISEMENT Minor violators or those below 18 […]

Gov’t forms task force to look into PhilHealth mess

Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra.INQUIRER file photo / MARIANNE BERMUDEZ MANILA, Philippines — A task force that would look into the alleged irregularities and corruption in the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) was created upon the orders of President Rodrigo Duterte. According to Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra, Task Force PhilHealth will feature an inter-agency cooperation between […]

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