The Philippines will fully reopen all schools in November for the first time in more than two years, President Ferdinand Marcos Jr said Tuesday, as experts warn of a growing education crisis sparked by the Covid-19 pandemic.
The World Health Organization said Thursday it expected “high levels” of Covid-19 in Europe this summer and called on countries to monitor the spread as cases tripled in the past month.
After months of waiting for anxious parents, a panel of experts convened by the US Food and Drug Administration recommended Moderna’s Covid vaccine Wednesday for the nation’s youngest children.
Scientists advising the World Health Organization on how to move forward investigating the origins of Covid-19 said Thursday further studies were needed into whether the disease escaped from a lab.
Health officials of Zamboanga City have stepped up the drive against dengue as the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) declares the start of rainy season this May.
World’s leading health experts have stressed at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2022 the need for an improved global coordination and regional capacity building will help ensure the world is better prepared for the next pandemic.
North Korea on Sunday reported 15 additional deaths from “fever”, days after officially confirming its first-ever COVID-19 cases and ordering nationwide lockdowns.
The Covid-19 pandemic killed 13.3 to 16.6 million people in 2020 and 2021, the WHO estimated Thursday — up to triple the number of deaths attributed directly to the disease.
Pfizer executives said Tuesday they are confident of strong demand for the company’s Covid-19 antiviral treatment amid easing pandemic rules as the big drugmaker reported another round of strong earnings.
While many people living in urban areas across the Philippines have been inoculated against COVID-19, there remains a significant number of those living in the hinterland of Mindanao who are yet to be vaccinated.