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Fill in health forms correctly, travelers urged

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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

The Department of Health (DOH) has urged Filipinos and foreigners flying into the Philippines, especially those coming from countries afflicted with highly infectious and deadly diseases, to be honest in answering the health checklist distributed at the airports.

Posted: September 8th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

There’ll be no stopping Ebola spread in PH, says expert

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If the deadly Ebola virus enters the Philippines, the local primary and secondary hospitals will have a hard time containing its spread, according to an infectious disease specialist.

Posted: August 13th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Ebola alert at Naia

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Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia). INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

To keep airport workers informed about the deadly Ebola virus, the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) on Sunday said it would seek the assistance of the Department of Health (DOH) through the Bureau of Human Quarantine in conducting an awareness campaign at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia), especially for government and nongovernment personnel directly interacting with passengers.

Posted: August 11th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

DFA: No Filipino with Ebola in W. Africa

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No Filipino in West Africa has been affected by the Ebola virus disease outbreak that has killed more than 800 people in the region, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Monday.

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

Search for Etihad passengers launched

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

The Department of Health (DOH) may have to track down more than 200 passengers of Etihad flight number EY0424 even if a returning male Filipino nurse who earlier tested positive for the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Corona Virus (MERS-CoV) has been cleared.

Posted: April 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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