By Cynthia D. Balana
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.
By Frances Mangosing
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.
By Jocelyn R. Uy
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.
Several dozen nurses at a Washington hospital demonstrated Wednesday outside the White House, saying they are woefully ill-prepared to handle an Ebola case.
By Matikas Santos
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.