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World Ebola fears grow


With the recent case of a Liberian man succumbing to Ebola virus while being treated in the United States and a Spanish nurse contracting it, fears grow as the deadly disease that claims nearly half of all its victims continue to spread.

Posted: October 9th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

DOH: Nurse with MERS-Cov, husband under tight watch

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

Health authorities in Western Mindanao said they have placed under tight watch two city residents and another one from Basilan to verify if they have been infected with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV).

Posted: September 4th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Filipina nurse tests positive for MERS-Cov

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Health authorities are tracking down a total of 390 passengers of an international and domestic flight that carried a 37-year-old Filipino female nurse who tested positive for the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Coronavirus (MERS-Cov) in Dammam, Saudi Arabia.

Posted: September 3rd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Filipino priest opts to stay in Sierra Leone despite Ebola risk

Fr. Anthony Patrick Santianez, flanked by two Sierra Leone faithfuls, decides to stay with his parishioners despite the threat of Ebola virus. CBCP NEWS

Another Filipino missionary has decided to stay in Sierra Leone despite the Ebola outbreak in West Africa although he admitted being scared and at one point considered coming home to the Philippines to avoid being infected with the deadly virus.

Posted: August 23rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Middle East & Africa,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

CBCP: 4 Filipino missionaries serving in Sierra Leon amid Ebola outbreak


Amid the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa, four Filipino missionaries have decided to endure the worsening situation by serving in Sierra Leone, one of the worst-hit areas.

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