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In Southeast Asia, only the Philippines and Myanmar still require the public to wear masks outdoors.
On April 2, 2020, the Philippines imposed a nationwide rule compelling people to wear face masks indoors and outdoors. As COVID-19 cases continued to rise, the country took harrowing measures to keep people’s faces covered with medical-grade face masks. Then-President Rodrigo Duterte ...
It's a lucky thing the U.S. has such a robust public healt—oh no...
Guess what? I’m a little interested in pandemic diseases these days. So when I spotted this study about how serious contagious diseases are getting a big boost from those clever Chinese climate hoaxsters, I thought I'd look a little closer. From Nature ...
It's called a silent killer of the Filipino population for a reason.
It seems as though we always have that one friend or relative who has been diagnosed with diabetes mellitus, or simply diabetes. We must've even seen its most adverse effects, and how it can impact lives and relationships in the process.According to ...
The U.S. has facilitated the delivery of over 65 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to the Philippines.
As the COVID-19 cases surge again in the Philippines, the United States has donated more vaccines to the country through the COVAX facility. At least 2.5 million doses of the Pfizer-BioNtech vaccines arrived in Manila on January 9.The U.S. is currently the ...
Transmission is slowing down.
The Philippines is finally seeing significant victories against the pandemic. For the first time since 2020, the number of active cases recorded daily in the country is dropping significantly.According to data from the Department of Health, there were 6,913 active cases recorded ...
Over the next 10 to 40 years.
The total cost of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Philippines from the time it started in 2020 up to the next 10 to 40 years is estimated to reach a total of P41.4 trillion, according to the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA). In ...
Antibodies were so powerful, defeated all known variants of COVID-19.
Some previously infected individuals are exhibiting “superhuman immunity” to COVID-19 after they were vaccinated. According to a study reported by NPR, some people who catch COVID-19 and are later vaccinated develop a very strong immunity to COVID-19, also known as hybrid immunity. People who develop this type of immunity ...
Rx: Museums. 
It’s not the first time doctors have prescribed hobbies and adventures as medicine for the soul. Doctors in the U.K. once prescribed gardening for patients struggling with anxiety and depression, and now, Belgian doctors are prescribing peaceful museum tours for patients struggling ...
Do you sit down all day, every day? Scientists have just figured out how much exercise you need to make up for it.
Work-from-home has its benefits, but the amount of time stuck indoors with no events, conferences, or even lunch breaks at the mall has amounted to hours upon hours of sitting down with little physical activity. Aside from threatening the shape of your ...
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