Since the onset of the pandemic, schools across the archipelago have transitioned into blended learning. A year and a half later, Filipino students remain to study either online or through other methods of the new education system. While this decision was made for the safety of students and school staff, it looks like the Philippines […]
In case you’re considering going on an epic vacation abroad or are planning your birthday party, here’s something to burst your bubble: it looks like the COVID-19 virus won’t be going away anytime soon. As per GMA News Online, the regional director of the World Health Organization (WHO)’s Western Pacific office made this statement in […]
Apparently, we’re not aiming for “herd immunity” anymore
And, of course, we have to have another terminology for our new target: population protection. That was the phrase used by the Department of Health (DOH) Undersecretary Myrna Cabotaje in place of the previous “herd immunity” during a public briefing where she was asked to project the future of the Philippines’ inoculation efforts against COVID-19. “We […]
How to stay protected and worry-free during a global pandemic
It’s been over a year since the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) broke out and caused worldwide pandemic. This uncertainty that we are currently facing brought fear and anxiety to most of us because we can’t help but think what might come next. But you do not need to beat yourself up and feel guilty about it. […]
After almost a year of social distancing and wearing masks, weâ€™re still in the same predicament. Except for this time, there is a more contagious virus and experts recommend double masking to lower chances of contracting the new stand.