covid 19 / Philippines

4K 12-17 year olds contract Covid-19 from Sept. 1-Nov. 3

By Ma. Teresa Montemayor  (PNA photo by Oliver Marquez) MANILA – The Department of Health (DOH) has logged 3,939 Covid-19 cases among children ages 12 to 17 years old from Sept. 1 to Nov. 3 following the implementation of face-to-face classes. In a media briefing Friday, DOH officer-in-charge Maria Rosario Vergeire said they are still coordinating … Continue reading

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Expanded availability of  second booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine will provide Albertans with more choices about increasing their protection against COVID-19 based on their personal risk factors
Alberta / covid 19

Expanded availability of second booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine will provide Albertans with more choices about increasing their protection against COVID-19 based on their personal risk factors

News ReleaseExpanding COVID-19 booster choices for those 18+ Expanded availability of a second booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine will provide Albertans with more choices about increasing their protection against COVID-19 based on their personal risk factors. Albertans can expect to see periods of increased transmission of COVID-19 through the summer and into the fall and … Continue reading

Paxlovid makukuha sa mas maraming parmasya sa Alberta
Alberta / covid 19

Paxlovid makukuha sa mas maraming parmasya sa Alberta

News Release Paxlovid makukuha sa mas maraming parmasya sa Alberta Simula Abril 1, mas maraming parmasya ang makakapagbigay ng COVID-19 na antiviral na gamot sa mga kwalipikadong Albertan.Ang Paxlovid ay ang unang paggamot sa COVID-19 na inaprubahan ng Health Canada na maaaring inumin sa bahay. Humigit-kumulang 375 Albertans ang nakatanggap ng mga reseta mula noong … Continue reading

Philippines

Covid ‘still here,’ continue to wear face mask: President Duterte

By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos  (File photo) MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte has reminded his fellow Filipinos to continue wearing face masks, telling them that the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) remains a threat to public health. Despite the continued drop in coronavirus infections, Duterte said Covid-19 is still “alive” and “kicking.” The proper use of face mask … Continue reading

Alberta Province takes steps to safely return to normal; Opposition says decision made without consulting municipalities
Alberta / covid 19

Alberta Province takes steps to safely return to normal; Opposition says decision made without consulting municipalities

News Release Alberta takes steps to safely return to normal Provincewide public health measures will be gradually lifted as the fifth wave of COVID-19 subsides and pressure on the health-care system eases. Alberta will begin a careful and prudent plan to phase out public health measures, starting Feb. 8. The three-step approach will begin with … Continue reading

covid 19 / Philippines

Exec urges to honor negative antigen test for int’l arrivals

By Kris Crismundo  Presidential Adviser for Entrepreneurship Joey Concepcion (File photo) MANILA – Presidential Adviser for Entrepreneurship Joey Concepcion has recommended to the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Disease (IATF) to allow negative antigen test results as a travel requirement for those arriving in the country. “I thought the idea of antigen test … Continue reading

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Australia set to deport unvaccinated Djokovic

Novak Djokovic (TASS) SYDNEY (TASS/PNA) – The Federal Court of Australia rejected on Sunday the appeal of Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic, who challenged the decision of the Australian authorities to revoke his visa and deport him from the country, Federal Court Chief Justice James Allsop said at the court hearing. In accordance with the court’s decision, … Continue reading

Alberta

Vaccine mandate for truckers: Minister Sawhney

News Release Vaccine mandate for truckers: Minister Sawhney Minister of Transportation Rajan Sawhney issued the following statement on the federal vaccine mandate for truckers: “Alberta’s transportation network is a vital part of our economy and it is what connects our communities. Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, the movement of goods, services and people supported and … Continue reading