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DOH: Nurse with MERS-Cov, husband under tight watch

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Passengers walk past a thermal scanner at the medical quarantine area at the arrival section of Manila's International Airport in Paranaque, south of Manila, Philippines. AP FILE PHOTO

Health authorities in Western Mindanao said they have placed under tight watch two city residents and another one from Basilan to verify if they have been infected with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV).

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

Filipino priest opts to stay in Sierra Leone despite Ebola risk

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Fr. Anthony Patrick Santianez, flanked by two Sierra Leone faithfuls, decides to stay with his parishioners despite the threat of Ebola virus. CBCP NEWS

Another Filipino missionary has decided to stay in Sierra Leone despite the Ebola outbreak in West Africa although he admitted being scared and at one point considered coming home to the Philippines to avoid being infected with the deadly virus.

Posted: August 23rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Middle East & Africa,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Filipino seafarer from Togo cleared of Ebola

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The Filipino seafarer suspected of having Ebola virus tested negative for the dreaded virus, the Department of Foreign Affairs said Saturday.

Posted: August 23rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Middle East & Africa,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

No official report yet on Filipino suspected of Ebola in Togo

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DFA spokesman Charles Jose. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has yet to receive official reports about a Filipino sailor contracting the Ebola virus in the West African country of Togo.

Posted: August 22nd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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 »

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