By Cynthia D. Balana
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.
By Jocelyn R. Uy
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.
By Nestor Corrales
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.
By Matikas Santos
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.
By Kristine Angeli Sabillo
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.