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Military chief thanks WHO for statement of support

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AFP Chief of Staff Gen. Gregorio Pio Catapang Jr. AP FILE PHOTO

Armed Forces chief General Gregorio Catapang visited the Manila office of the World Health Organization on Friday to personally thank its staff for supporting his controversial visit to 132 Filipino former UN peacekeepers quarantined on Caballo Island on Manila Bay since their return from Ebola-stricken Liberia.

Posted: November 22nd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Filipino peacekeeper from Ebola-hit Liberia brought to hospital

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Some relatives of peacekeepers stayed at the Villamor Airbase to watch the livestream of the arrival of the UN Peacekeepers from Liberia.

The Filipino peacekeeper who has been quarantined for having a fever has been brought to the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine in Muntinlupa City, the Department of Health said on Friday.

Posted: November 14th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

DOH monitoring peacekeeper with some Ebola-like symptoms

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Filipino peacekeepers from Liberia arrive at Villamor Airbase on Wednesday, November 12, via UT Air at 5p.m. There are 133 peacekeepers coming home -- 108 from the Armed Forces of the Philippines, 24 from the Philippine National Police and 1 from the Bureau if Jail Management and Penology. PHOTO FROM PHILIPPINE AIR FORCE

The Department of Health is keeping a close eye on a Filipino peacekeeper who developed symptoms of the dreaded Ebola virus on the second day of the government-imposed 21-day quarantine period on Caballo Island near Corregidor following their return from Ebola-stricken Liberia on Wednesday.

Posted: November 14th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Nurses voice Ebola concerns at global protest

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Several dozen nurses at a Washington hospital demonstrated Wednesday outside the White House, saying they are woefully ill-prepared to handle an Ebola case.

Posted: November 13th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

World Ebola fears grow

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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 »

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