The regional head of the Department of Health has asked the public to stay calm as there has been no case of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (nCoV) detected on the island so far.
Mayor Oscar Moreno has opposed the lockdown of a business complex filled with Chinese nationals as a precautionary measure against the spread of 2019-nCoV (novel Corona virus).
The 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) acute respiratory disease has no effect yet on the tourism industry in some parts of Northern Mindanao as health authorities prepare personnel and facilities in case it reaches the region.
A multi-agency task force was created Monday morning to address the threat of the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) acute respiratory disease as three persons here have been placed under observation for showing symptoms of the infectious illness.
President Rodrigo Duterte’s decision to expand the country’s travel ban to visitors from mainland China and its administrative regions is a “very belated response” to the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak, the Gabriela Women’s Party-list said.
Davao City is in heightened alert after the reported emergence of a mystery disease that supposedly originated in China.
Human rights advocates are alarmed at the military’s push for the passage of amendments to the Human Security Act (HSA) in exchange of the lifting of martial law in Mindanao.