Posts Tagged coronavirus variant

No longer variant of interest: WHO reclassifies P.3 variant first found in Philippines

Robie de Guzman   •   July 8, 2021

The World Health Organization (WHO) has reclassified the coronavirus variant that was first detected in the Philippines. On its website, the WHO has removed Theta or P.3 variant from the...

Is COVID-19 variant of interest Lambda more contagious? Here’s what we know so far

Robie de Guzman   •   July 6, 2021

Health authorities are closely monitoring cases of Lambda coronavirus variant as it spreads across the world in a short period of time. The Health Ministry of Malaysia earlier reported that...

Galvez wants genome test on Davao City COVID-19 samples to check for new variant

Robie de Guzman   •   January 14, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The city government of Davao is set to submit specimens of patients with novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) to the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) in Metro...


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