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As the entire Luzon was placed under enhanced community quarantine (ECQ), a lot of utility companies like PLDT have extended support to their customers by giving them a grace period of at least 30 days to settle payments. However, as the ECQ was extended until April 30, 2020, PLDT and Smart Communications recognized the need […]

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Baguio City has recorded two new COVID-19 cases as of today, April 15, 2020. Mayor Magalong lifts lockdown on T. Alonzo Barangay [UPDATE AS OF APRIL 16, 2020] Mayor Magalong has lifted the lockdown on Barangay T. Alonzo last night as the wife the 16th COVID-19 patient in Baguio tested negative of the disease. Previously, […]

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Baguio City has released new guidelines for repatriated Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) in response to those who have been greatly affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic and Luzonwide Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ). Moreover, the order on limited entry to Baguio City will still be implemented for the duration of the extended ECQ, except for those with […]

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Filipino Nurses acknowledged on a UK TV Show Piers Morgan a British broadcaster and his co-host Susanna Reid thanked Filipino nurses who are working in the United Kingdom’s National Health Service (NSH) amid the COVID-19 pandemic. This short message of recognition and appreciation has been announced in one of UK’s breakfast television programs called the […]

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As of April 6, 2020, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has now approved a total of 31 Rapid Antibody Test Kits for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) for commercial use.  Locally Developed COVID-19 Test Kit In the Philippines, local scientists from the University of the Philippines (UP) developed a low-cost COVID-19 test kit that can detect the […]

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23 Persons Under Investigation (PUIs) have tested negative after Baguio City started with rapid tests for health workers and PUIs with mild COVID-19 symptoms last April 4, 2020. Mayor Magalong consults health practitioners for rapid tests in the city These rapid tests started in the city even before the Department of Health approved of mass […]

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A potential COVID-19 vaccine developed by Inovio Pharmaceuticals has received a go signal for testing this week. Inovio starts clinical testing Inovio Pharmaceuticals, a small biotech company in Pennsylvania, was set to start the first phase of their clinical trial yesterday, April 6, 2020, after receiving regulatory clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. […]

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Mayor Benjamin Magalong has ordered lifting the total lockdown on Barangay Pinget today, April 6, 2020, after eleven days of its implementation. The lockdown was lifted because residents of the said barangay have cooperated and strictly followed the guidelines set for the total lockdown. Total lockdown due to complacency and lack of discipline Las March […]

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The COVID-19 testing kit developed by scientists from the University of the Philippines (UP) is finally ready for mass production and usage after completing its field validation last Tuesday, April 1, 2020. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is expected to issue a Certificate of Product Registration (CPR) for GenAmplify™ Corona Virus 2019 (COVID-19) rRT […]

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The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is working on two clinical studies to look for the possible benefits of Virgin Coconut Oil (VCO) that could help treat the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).  Two Arms of the VCO Research DOST Secretary Fortunato de la Peña said that the VCO research will have two arms which are […]

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