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DFA urges OFWs in 3 Ebola-hit African states to come home

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Filipinos in three Ebola virus-stricken West African states have been urged by the Philippine government to come home even if the government has assessed their chances of contracting the deadly disease to be “small.”

Posted: November 19th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Doctors’ group seeks updating of quarantine law after Caballo island brouhaha

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In the wake of the controversial visit of the chiefs of the Department of Health and the Armed Forces of the Philippines to soldiers being quarantined for possible Ebola virus infection on Caballo island, a medical group is proposing an amendment to the law of quarantine to prevent protocol violations in the future.

Posted: November 19th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Military chief denies breaking quarantine

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Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff Gen. Gregorio Pio Catapang on Monday said he did not breach protocol on the quarantine of the 138 Filipino peacekeepers who recently arrived from Ebola-stricken Liberia when he and acting Health Secretary Janette Garin made an “unprotected” visit to Caballo Island on Sunday.

Posted: November 18th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Welcome home! See you in 21 days

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HEAD TO FOOT PROTECTION  Wearing a face mask and a full protective suit, a bus driver is set to transport Filipino peacekeepers, who arrived from West Africa, from the Villamor Air Base in Pasay City to Sangley Point in Cavite province, where they were to take a boat for Caballo Island on Manila Bay. The peacekeepers will be quarantined for 21 days on the island to ensure that they are free of the deadly Ebola virus.  RICHARD A.  REYES

“That’s him! That’s your daddy!” As if by instinct, Therese started shouting these words to her 3-year-old daughter, the mother’s eyes glued to a man in green on the big screen in front of her.

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

No-fly, no-sail zone at Caballo Island where peacekeepers are quarantined for Ebola

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Call it security overkill, but the Philippine Navy (PN) is not taking any chances to ensure the safety of the 108 Filipino peacekeepers who returned Wednesday from Ebola virus-stricken Liberia.

Posted: November 12th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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