Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is holding a statewide televised speech tonight

Enable Javascript to watch this video OLYMPIA, Wash. Governor Jay Inslee plans to deliver a statewide speech on Monday night about the ongoing coronavirus epidemic, which continues to spread in Washington state. On Monday, Boeing announced that it would shut down its production facilities in the Seattle area for two weeks. Health officials reported Sunday […]

Marikina is your partner, says the mayor to DOH

TEST CENTER. Marikina Mayor Marcelino Teodoro speaks to doctors at the city’s coronavirus test center. The Department of Health has not yet allowed Marikina to use the facility. Photo by Marikina LGU MANILA, Philippines – Mayor Marcelino “Marcy” Teodoro stressed that the establishment of the Marikina molecular laboratory is a “partnership” with the national government […]

Fairfax County man dies from Coronavirus – NBC4 Washington

In Fairfax County, Virginia, a sixty-year-old man is the third person to die in the state from the coronavirus novel. The patient acquired COVID-19 through contact with a previously reported case, Fairfax County Health Department said in a statement. His cause of death was respiratory failure due to the disease. Two other men died on […]

Iloilo records the first case of coronavirus

DISINFECTION. A government team from the city of Iloilo prepares to disinfect the public areas of the city. Photo from the Facebook page of the mayor of the city of Iloilo Jerry Treñas ILOILO CITY, Philippines – Iloilo registered his first new coronavirus case on Saturday March 21st. The province’s first confirmed case was announced […]

Duterte orders LGUs to follow IATF orders on the Luzon block

NOTICE FROM THE CHAIRMAN. President Rodrigo Duterte holds a meeting with officials from the inter-agency task force for the management of emerging infectious diseases in Malacañang on March 19, 2020. Photo by Malacañang MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte warned local officials struggling to impose a blockade at Luzon level to follow all orders from […]

The man awaiting the results of the coronavirus tests dies in Iloilo City

CURTAIN. The health worker leaves the isolation tent in the Quezon City hospital. File photo of Darren Langit / Rappler ILOILO CITY, Philippines – A person under investigation (PUI) for coronavirus died in the city of Iloilo, confirmed Mayor Jerry Treñas at a press conference on Wednesday March 18. The patient had been confined to […]

DOH coronavirus positive senior official tests

The only confirmed case is a director, says the Department of Health Published 11.52pm, 17 March 2020 Updated 00:11, 18 March 2020 MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) on Tuesday evening, March 17, confirmed that one of its senior officials tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus. “The only confirmed […]

Where are the coronavirus test centers in PH?

Image from Shutterstock MANILA, Philippines – Governments around the world have responded in various ways to contain the coronavirus epidemic, which the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared a pandemic. In the Philippines, in addition to a one-month blockade in Luzon or an “enhanced community quarantine”, the government is also stepping up efforts to test […]

For the Sick, an agonizing wait for tests in Massachusetts – NBC Boston

Danni Aubain has cancer, so when she started feeling lousy late last month, she was particularly worried. Aubain said the disease hit her like a ton of bricks. He had a 103-degree fever and a horrible, dry cough. “I really couldn’t breathe,” he said, “and that’s scary for anyone undergoing chemotherapy.” When seeking medical attention, […]