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BANTAY COVID-19 IS A SPECIAL CATEGORY SPECIFICALLY FEATURING NEWS AND OPINIONS ABOUT THE WAY THE EPIDEMIC DISEASE COVID-19 IS BEING HANDLED NOT JUST IN THE PHILIPPINES BUT IN OTHER PARTS OF THE GLOBE.

266 more cases of new Covid variants detected in PH

The Department of Health (DOH), University of the Philippines-Philippine Genome Center (UP-PGC), and University of the Philippines-National Institutes of Health (UP-NIH) on Sunday reported...

WHO alarmed over rapid increase in Covid cases and deaths worldwide

There is an alarming increase in coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases and deaths worldwide, and cases each week have nearly doubled over the past...

Global Covid death toll reaches 3 million

The global death toll from the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic topped 3 million on Saturday, according to John Hopkins University researchers, as nations around...

OCTA Research: Covid case situation in NCR improving

The OCTA Research Team said on Friday that the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) reproduction number in the National Capital Region (NCR) decreased this week,...

Europe struggles with Covid as deaths surpass 1 million

A top official from the World Health Organization says Europe has surpassed 1 million deaths from the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) and the situation...

Govt: No more stricter quarantine outside NCR Plus

Malacañang ruled out Thursday the possibility of a more restrictive quarantine measure in areas outside the National Capital Region Plus (NCR Plus). This, after the...

Govt to turn Nayong Pilipino into mega Covid vaccination site

A health official on Wednesday said Nayong Pilipino in Parañaque City would be the first of the mega vaccination sites to open soon as...

Duterte ‘outraged’ over abuses by law enforcers on quarantine violators

President Rodrigo Duterte is “outraged” by local officials and law enforcement authorities who imposed abusive punishments against quarantine violators, a Palace official said on...

US may stop J&J vaccine use due to blood clot reports

The U.S. is recommending a “pause” in administration of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) to investigate reports of...

Former president Estrada tests negative for Covid

Former president Joseph Estrada has tested negative for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) on Tuesday, according to one of his sons, who added that...