Robredo, OVP partners raise P12.3M for health workers’ protective gear

Robredo, OVP partners raise P12.3M for health workers’ protective gear Some 5,000 government workers need at least 3 sets of personal protective equipment costing P1,500 each Updated 3:36 PM, March 16, 2020 PROTECTING THE PROTECTORS. The Quezon City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office demonstrates to barangay first responders how>>>

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Coronavirus: Health official warns against taking ibuprofen as it ‘may worsen bug’ – Mirror Online

The French government has provided a warning that over-the-counter anti-inflammatory drugs may make coronavirus worse. Olivier Véran, a certified doctor and neurologist, who is likewise the nation’s health minister tweeted on Saturday: “The taking of anti-inflammatories [ibuprofen, cortisone …] might be an element in worsening the infection. “In case of>>>

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5 COVID-19 patients in PH have recovered: Health chief | ABS-CBN News

MANILA – Five of the new coronavirus cases in the Philippines have actually recovered, Health Secretary Francisco Duque stated Sunday. The country has actually taped, since Saturday, 111 cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), including 8 deaths. In an interview on radio DZMM, Duque said the firm is waiting>>>

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Ohio health official estimates 100,000 people in state have coronavirus

A top health official in Ohio estimated on Thursday that more than 100,000 people in the state currently have coronavirus, a shockingly high number that underscores the limited testing so far. Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton said at a press conference alongside Gov. Mike DeWine (R) that given that the virus is>>>

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Exclusive: White House told federal health agency to classify coronavirus deliberations – sources – Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House has ordered federal health officials to treat top-level coronavirus meetings as classified, an unusual step that has restricted information and hampered the U.S. government’s response to the contagion, according to four Trump administration officials. The officials said that dozens of classified discussions about such>>>

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Cancer doctor at Hamilton Health Sciences tests positive for COVID-19, city’s 1st case | CBC News

A Hamilton Health Sciences radiation oncologist is the city’s first confirmed positive case of COVID-19, a hospital spokesperson has confirmed.  On Wednesday, CBC learned that a staff member in her 30s tested positive for COVID-19 after returning from a personal trip to Hawaii. Since the doctor’s return to the hospital’s>>>

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Coronavirus classed as pandemic by World Health Organisation | Daily Mail Online

The World Health Organization today finally declared the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic after blaming ‘alarming levels of inaction’ by governments across the planet for fueling the crisis. As the number of confirmed cases of the bug worldwide surpassed 112,000 – and the death toll neared 4,500 – the WHO said it>>>

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Call for Entries: 2020 Austen Riggs Erikson Prize for Excellence in Mental Health Media

Call for Entries: 2020 Austen Riggs Erikson Prize for Excellence in Mental Health Media CALL FOR ENTRIES: Submissions now being accepted for $3,000 Austen Riggs Erikson Prize for Excellence in Mental Health Media  The Austen Riggs Center announces a call for entries for its 2020 Austen Riggs Erikson Prize for Excellence in Mental Health Media. >>>

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Anthony Fauci, whose stark warnings about the coronavirus have contradicted Trump’s optimism, is a public-health hero, Business Insider – Business Insider Malaysia

Anthony Fauci has assisted the United States through the AIDS, Zika, and Ebola upsurges. He’s been the director of the United States’ National Institute of Allergic Reaction and Transmittable Illness (NIAID) given that 1984, recommending six presidents. George W. Bush awarded him the Presidential Medal of Flexibility in 2008. Fauci>>>

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Public-health emergency situation declared in LA County over coronavirus

Los Angeles County authorities declared a local public health emergency situation concerning the coronavirus on Wednesday, March 4, as 6 brand-new cases of the disease were exposed in the county in the last 48 hours. LA county Manager Kathryn Barger speaks about proclaiming state of emergency in response to avoid>>>

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