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IATF allows use of antigen test as entry requirement to Philippines

By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos  (File photo) MANILA – Travelers can now enter the Philippines just by presenting an antigen test performed by healthcare professionals, Malacañang said Wednesday. This, after members of the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) agreed on Wednesday night to allow the use of rapid antigen test taken … Continue reading

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Reported Covid-19 cases seen to rise with antigen test: DOH

By Ma. Teresa Montemayor   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – The inclusion of rapid antigen test results on the official list of positive Covid-19 cases would lead to higher number of new confirmed infections, a health official said Wednesday. “Isasama natin ito sa ating (We’ll include these [results] on our) official list of positive cases but we’ll have … Continue reading