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NAIA tightens screening of incoming travellers

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Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia). INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Amid fears of a worldwide spread of the deadly Ebola virus, airport and health authorities have tightened the screening of arriving passengers at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA).

Posted: August 5th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

PH airports on full alert for Ebola virus

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Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia). INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The country’s airports are on full alert over all flights amid the outbreak of the Ebola virus that has killed hundreds in West Africa, the director of the Bureau of Quarantine said.

Posted: August 1st, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Control dengue-causing mosquitoes, WHO tells SEA countries

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A key to reducing dengue fever cases is controlling the reproduction of mosquitoes that cause the disease, according to a World Health Organization (WHO) official who participated in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) conference on dengue here last week.

Posted: June 18th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Saudi review finds over 100 more MERS infections

In this Tuesday May, 13, 2014 file photo, Muslim pilgrims wear surgical masks to prevent infection from respiratory virus known as the Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. AP

Saudi Arabia, which is grappling to contain the spread of a frequently deadly respiratory virus, announced Tuesday that a review of the illness led authorities to sharply revise upward the number of confirmed infections and deaths from the disease.

Posted: June 4th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

DOLE: 6 Filipinos in UAE cleared of MERS-CoV

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Six Filipinos in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) were released from the hospital after being cleared from the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Corona Virus (MERS-CoV), Inquirer Radio 990AM reported on Friday.

Posted: May 9th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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