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Catapang thanks WHO for easing Ebola fears


Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff Gen. Gregorio Catapang on Friday visited the World Health Organization-Philippines office to express his gratitude for its support of his controversial decision to visit the 132 Filipino peacekeepers who are under quarantine on Caballo island.

Posted: November 23rd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

DOH preparations vs Ebola impress Senate

Senator Teofisto Guingona III. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

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.

Posted: October 23rd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Philippines readies for Ebola

WHO Asia Pacific Region Regional Director Shin Young-soo, right, and  Health Secretary Enrique Ona shake hands following a joint news conference ahead of the next week's 65th WHO Regional Conference Friday in Pasay City. AP

Foreign experts on infectious diseases are coming to the Philippines to help local health workers boost defenses against the outbreak of the Ebola virus, a Palace official said Saturday.

Posted: October 18th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

DFA advises Filipinos in the US to know more about Ebola

Department of Foreign Affairs building. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) advised Filipinos in the United States (US) to keep themselves updated about the Ebola outbreak especially after cases have been reported in the US mainland.

Posted: October 7th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

PH won’t send health workers to Ebola-hit countries…for now

In this photo taken on Monday, Aug. 4, 2014,  a public information board explains the symptoms of the deadly Ebola virus in the city of  Freetown, Sierra Leone.  AP FILE PHOTO

Malacanang on Tuesday said it was unlikely that the government would send volunteer health workers to West Africa to aid in the campaign against Ebola virus.

Posted: September 30th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »