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Majority of Covid-19 transmission now ‘local’

Dr. Cleo Fe Tabada, head of Regional Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (RESU 11) of the Department of Health 11 (DOH 11)
An electrician from the City General Office (GSO) installs Christmas lights at the façade of City Hall building few days before the opening ceremony of Pasko Fiesta 2016. LEAN DAVAL JR.

TESTING BOOST

The city government of Davao is increasing the city’s capacity to test Covid-19 patients by adding three more laboratories. 

PUBLIC ENEMY NUMBER ONE

One night last week, I didn’t have a good sleep.  I went to bed early at around 8:30 pm...

MILK: AN ALMOST COMPLETE FOOD FOR BABIES

When someone mentions the word “milk,” what comes to your mind right away?  Milk in cans, those being packed...

‘INFECT ME’

For the right price, some individuals are reportedly willing to get infected with Covid-19.

US FDA authorizes marketing of IQOS as Modified Risk Tobacco Product

The US FDA found that an IQOS exposure modification order is appropriate to promote the public health.

Covid-19 double challenge for people with diabetes

While the pandemic caused by coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) can affect any healthy person, studies say those with...

Are we now in the second wave?

The last time the world faced a pandemic – called Spanish flu and caused by H1N1 influenza A virus – was in...

Why we need the liquor ban during community quarantine

Last April 6, Davao City started to implement a 24/7 liquor ban to contain the spread of SARS-CoV-2,...

Global strategy to respond to Covid-19

Photo: WHO SARS-CoV-2 is a new kind of virus which is distinct from two other noted coronaviruses that cause...

WEATHER UPDATE

Davao City
broken clouds
23.9 ° C
24 °
23.9 °
94 %
1.5kmh
75 %
Wed
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