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 Julie Alipala and Liza Jocson
Four more Muslim pilgrims, who recently returned from Saudi Arabia, were being closely monitored by health authorities here on suspicion of having contracted the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome – Coronavirus or MERS-CoV.
By Leila B. Salaverria
All concerned government agencies must work together to prevent the spread of the deadly Ebola virus, and to ensure they are in sync, the Senate will convene stakeholders to check on their efforts regarding the issue.
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.
Regional aviation hub Singapore will step up Ebola virus screening for passengers arriving at Changi Airport, the health ministry said Tuesday.