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Saliva RT-PCR testing is an accurate and painless way of detecting COVID-19 infections. 
The Philippine National Red Cross has launched the saliva RT-PCR testing for COVID-19. Compared to nasal swabbing, it is a painless and non-invasive way of collecting samples. I have had people telling me how the nasal swabs left them in tears because of its ...
Some centers are even open to both motorized and non-motorized vehicles.
Mass testing for COVID-19 is still a work in progress, to put it simply. While waiting for more facilities to open and serve the people, there are already a couple of drive-thru testing centers in Metro Manila where you can be tested ...
The numbers are close.
Cebu City logged a total of 1,571 COVID-19 cases, overtaking Quezon City's 1,558 as of the last count. The Queen City of the South has recorded only 12 deaths so far. Most Cebu victims are centered on hotspot Barangay Mambaling, with 601, while the rest of ...
According to South Korean scientists, testing limitations are causing recovered patients to test positive again.
Alarm bells were raised when hundreds of recovered COVID-19 patients in South Korea, China, and Japan appeared to test positive again. Such results questioned the improbability of immunity after recovering from the deadly virus and riddled holes into plans of assigning "immunity passports" in ...
Besides cough, fever, and shortness of breath, this could indicate a coronavirus infection
It seems like every day, just when we think we're getting closer to finding a vaccine or a cure to COVID-19, doctors are discovering something new about the disease caused by the coronavirus, raising more questions than answers. What we know so far ...
Here's a step-by-step guide.
As positive COVID-19 cases continue to increase in the Philippines ever since the COVID-19 pandemic arrived on our shores (AKA the arrival of an infected Chinese national in the Metro in January), there was public clamor for mass testing. It is believed ...
The hotline is currently only available in the NCR.
As the number of COVID-19 positive cases in the country continues to balloon at an alarming rate, more and more hospitals are pushed to their maximum capacity, unable to take in new patients. Included in this list are St. Luke’s Medical Center, Chinese ...
A rhinologist explains why anosmia could be a crucial symptom of COVID-19.
Quarantine life is already enough fun when you still have a sense of smell. I realized mine was gone about a week and a half ago. I’d already had two solid days of what I assumed to be (mild) symptoms of COVID-19, ...
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