By Tina G. Santos
Six overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) previously diagnosed to have Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) have been released from the hospital after they were declared negative of the deadly virus strain, the Department of Labor and Employment said Friday.
The repatriation of the remains of a Filipino nurse who died from a deadly SARS-like virus in Saudi Arabia would not pose a health threat to the public, Health Secretary Enrique Ona said on Thursday.
By Nimfa U. Rueda
A Filipino nurse who led the rescue of hospitalized infants as superstorm Sandy battered New York last year was hailed by President Obama as a role model in his State of the Union Address Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila) in Washington DC.