By Jocelyn R. Uy
After scrutinizing the Department of Health (DOH) and other government agencies on the measures being enforced to prevent the entry of the deadly Ebola virus into the country, the Senate on Wednesday said efforts to achieve such goal were impressive and that it was doing everything “humanly possible” to prepare in dealing with the disease.
By Kristine Felisse Mangunay and Jocelyn R. Uy
A World Health Organization (WHO) official described on Tuesday as very systematic and meticulous the government’s strategy to keep the country Ebola-free.
By Tina G. Santos
The Department of Health (DOH) is considering other forms of assistance, besides deploying volunteer health workers, for the Ebola-stricken countries of West Africa.
By Christine Avendaño
, Nikko Dizon
The Philippines is unlikely to send medical workers to Ebola-stricken countries to assist in containing the worst outbreak of the deadly disease in recent history, Malacañang said on Tuesday.
By Christian V. Esguerra
, Jocelyn R. Uy
, Tina G. Santos
The government has begun requiring a 21-day screening for Filipinos in Ebola-hit countries in West Africa before they would be allowed to travel to the Philippines, Health Secretary Enrique Ona said on Monday.