The Department of Health just announced 272 new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients this March 28, Saturday. This brings the total number of cases within the Philippines to 1,075. This is now officially the largest single-day increase in COVID-19 cases so far. (Here’s How You Can Help Our Health Workers and Frontliners Fighting COVID-19) The […]
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Actress Iza Calzado posted a photo on Instagram a couple of days ago revealing that she is in a hospital for pneumonia. She said that she was tested for COVID-19 and has been waiting for the results for several days now. On Saturday, Noel Ferrer, Iza’s talent manager, posted an update on Facebook. He wrote: […]
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The world has been swept up in saddening news as of late with the rising number of COVID cases and the shortage of equipment in high-risk areas. It’s hard sometimes to scroll through the timeline in fear of hearing something else that will break your heart. But in a show of love and compassion towards […]
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Recognizing the selfless efforts of frontliners and the support needed by marginalized communities, Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC), the charity of choice of McDonald’s Philippines opens the McDo Kindness Kitchen. For this program, McDonald’s Philippines pledges 50,000 meals to be served for medical health workers, police, LGU volunteers, government agencies and local communities. Through McDo […]
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A few weeks back, it was easy for us to enjoy the fresh air. Go on a quick beach trip with our friends, bask under the warm rays of the sun, and savor the local fishermen’s catch after an early morning surf. However, it would take a long while for us to go back to […]
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In a post made on the U.S. Department of State: Consular Affairs Facebook page, medical professionals (with immigrant/non-immigrant visas/petitions) hoping to work in the US were told they could contact their nearest embassy for an appointment, especially those working to combat COVID-19. Many were tagging their loved ones in the post, but there were plenty […]
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This is love in the time of COVID, indeed. A Brooklyn-based photographer, Jeremy Cohen, saw his neighbor from the building across him dancing (possibly to Tiktok) and found her cute. After saying hello from his balcony, he flew his drone over to give her his number and formally ask her out. It’s all kinds of cute […]
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There’s no better time than now to be extra careful in keeping your smartphone clean, especially since this is our everyday driver that we can rely on that ends up getting a lot of exposure. Make sure to do your part in staying safe! According to a study published in February 2020 under the Journal […]
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The first batch of donations to the Philippines by the Jack Ma Foundation and Alibaba Foundation has finally arrived and has been received by the Department of Health. The shipment is part of the donation to four Southeast Asian countries, including Thailand, Malaysia, and Indonesia; it includes a combined total of 2 million face masks, […]
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To help address the alcohol shortage in medical facilities, the Lucio Tan Group’s Tanduay Distillers, Inc. and Absolut Distillers Inc. (ADI) have started the production of ethyl alcohol, which are being distributed to the Department of Health (DOH) and other hospitals. “The health of our front liners is essential in our fight against the spread […]
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