Posts Tagged 2019-nCOV ARD

WHO officially names deadly coronavirus Covid-19

Maris Federez   •   February 12, 2020

The World Health Organization (WHO) has named the deadly novel coronavirus “Covid-19”. “We now have a name for the disease and it’s Covid-19,” WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told reporters...

PNP to conduct contact tracing of passengers in flights with nCoV-positive Chinese couple within 48 hours

Maris Federez   •   February 5, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) has coordinated with the Philippine National Police (PNP) to seek assistance in tracing the passengers who have come in contact with the...

House to conduct hearing on 2019-nCoV ARD status in Phl

Maris Federez   •   February 5, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Lower House of Congress on Wednesday conducted a hearing on the status of the 2019 novel coronavirus (nCoV) acute respiratory disease (ARD) in the country. The...

PNPA implements lockdown; suspends visitation privileges of cadets

Maris Federez   •   February 5, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) has implemented a lockdown and temporarily suspended the visitation rights of cadets in its campus at Camp Gen. Mariano Castañeda, in...

Deped creates task force on 2019-nCoV ARD

Aileen Cerrudo   •   February 3, 2020

The Department of Education (DepEd) has formed a task force in response to the novel coronavirus acute respiratory disease (nCoV ARD). Based on DepEd Memorandum no 11 s. 2020, the...

Pres. Duterte to meet with Inter-agency Task Force on 2019-nCoV ARD

Maris Federez   •   February 3, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is set to meet with government agencies tasked to address the concerns relative to the 2019 novel coronavirus- acute respiratory disease (2019 nCoV-ARD)....

Pres. Duterte pushes to contain, neutralize spread of nCoV

Maris Federez   •   February 2, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Roa Duterte has issued a directive coursed through Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea on the containment and neutralization of the spread of the novel coronavirus.            Chief...


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