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MUCH ADO ABOUT COVID-19

“In the case of biological threats, that sense of urgency is lacking.  The world needs to prepare for...

SUGAR: PUBLIC ENEMY NO. 1

Filipinos have a sweet tooth.  If it’s not sweet, the tendency is that only very few would eat...

DISEASE OUTBREAKS: CAN THEY BE CURTAILED?

“They can strike anywhere, anytime.  On a cruise ship, in the corner restaurant, in the grass just outside...

NOVEL CORONAVIRUS: AN EMERGING NEW PANDEMIC?

“While the trajectory of this (novel coronavirus) outbreak is impossible to predict, effective response requires prompt action from the standpoint of classic...

BREAST CANCER: FILIPINO WOMEN’S ENEMY NO. 1

“Cancer is really hard to go through and it’s really hard to watch someone you love go...

If bites could kill

Cirilo Estigoy, who died at the age of 92 in 2002, was very popular in his barrio when he was still alive.  The...

AIDS DOES MATTER

“We know very clearly by a number of studies that if you treat a person who is infected with HIV and bring...
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Protecting yourself from dengue-carrying mosquitoes

Photos sourced by author from the internet With 229,736 cases in the country, including 958 deaths, from January 1...

TEEN PREGNANCY NOW A “NATIONAL SOCIAL EMERGENCY”

“Teen pregnancy is a communal problem, a family problem, and a personal problem all rolled into one....

FIGHTING DENGUE ON ALL FRONTS

“We can control dengue if we work together.”  -- Dr. Allan Schapira, an epidemiologist with the regional office...

WEATHER UPDATE

Davao City
broken clouds
23.9 ° C
24 °
23.9 °
94 %
1.5kmh
75 %
Wed
24 °
Thu
27 °
Fri
26 °
Sat
27 °
Sun
27 °