Posts Tagged philippine genome center

No B.1.1.7 variant detected among 48 samples sequenced — DOH, PGC

Maris Federez   •   January 31, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) reports that the Philippine Genome Center (PGC) was only able to sequence 48 samples for the fourth batch of sequencing. This, the...

PH detects COVID-19 UK variant

Maris Federez   •   January 13, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) and the Philippine Genome Center (PGC) officially confirmed the detection of the B.1.1.7. SARS-CoV-2 variant (UK variant) in the country. This, after...

No UK COVID-19 variant detected in PH—DOH

Aileen Cerrudo   •   January 6, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) assured that the UK variant of the SARS-COV-2 virus has not yet been detected in the country. This is amid reports that...

Mutated coronavirus strain detected in the Philippines

Aileen Cerrudo   •   August 17, 2020

Researchers from the Philippine Genome Center (PGC) has detected a new mutation of the SARS-CoV-2 virus called G614 in the Philippines. Based on their report published on August 13, the...


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