Posts Tagged genome sequencing

PH gov’t tracing 253 passengers from Africa amid looming threat of Omicron

Robie de Guzman   •   December 3, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine government is tracing and monitoring more than 200 travelers who arrived in the country from African nations in the last two weeks amid the threat...

Testing at sequencing ng samples ng international passengers vs Omicron variant, inirerekomenda ng WHO

Robie de Guzman   •   November 30, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – Inirerekomenda ng World Health Organization (WHO) ang pagpapaigting sa screening at sequencing ng samples ng lahat ng mga pasaherong papasok sa Pilipinas. Ayon kay WHO Country Representative...

PH gov’t OKs budget for Genome Center expansion in Vis-Min areas

Robie de Guzman   •   August 27, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The proposed P295.7 million budget for the expansion of the University of the Philippines-Philippine Genome Center’s (UP-PGC) capacity in  Visayas and Mindanao has been approved, the Department...

DOH closely monitoring 3,424 of 8,557 genome sequencing samples

Maris Federez   •   July 16, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH), the University of the Philippines – Philippine Genome Center (UP-PGC), and the University of the Philippines – National Institutes of Health (UP-NIH)...

Inbound travelers positive for COVID-19 to undergo genome sequencing, DOH says

Robie de Guzman   •   January 16, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – All travelers who test positive for novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) upon arrival in the Philippines will be subjected to genome sequencing to check for the presence of...


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