April 11, 2020

Category: Health

NTF Gains Ally in MultiSys Technologies, ‘StaySafe.ph’ vs. Covid-19

Media Release: THE government’s battle against Covid-19 has gone online. This, as the National Task Force (NTF) against Covid-19 and Multisys Technologies Corporation inked a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on Wednesday, April 8, to officially launch an online emergency response system that will help curb the spread of the virus. Multisys, a Manila-based developer, created […]

DOST Promotes 6 Technologies to Fight Covid-19

Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN – Science, Digital & Current Affairs By EDD K. USMAN TECHNOLOGY against the Covid-19 pandemic. This is the theme of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST)’s science, technology, and innovation (STI) initiatives in these critical times as the viral contagion continues to sweep the world. To realize its objectives, […]

MultiSys Launches ‘StaySafe.ph’ for Covid-19 Emergency Response

With “StaySafe.ph”, the public and private sectors can track Covid-19 related cases of their communities in all parts of the country and the world for free. Media Release: MANILA — In response to the Coronavirus Disease (Covid-19) outbreak, leading software solutions company Multisys Technologies Corporation has launched a community-driven social distancing system via an emergency […]

PGH: ‘No Trend’ Showing Covid-1 Infections Coming from Groceries

Twitter: edd1819, Instagram: bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs “For these past days, marami nagsasabi na naging pasyente natin ay hanggang grocery lang pinuntahan nila, so possible po ‘yan dahil ang virus kapag lumabas sa inyo, maaring mag-land sa mga surfaces.” — Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire By EDD K. USMAN (SDN) […]

Rizal Memorial Coliseum Starts Operation for Covid-19 Patients April 8

Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs By EDD K. USMAN (SDN) — INSTEAD of today, April 6, 2020, the Rizal Memorial Coliseum (RMC) in Malate, Manila, will be fully operational by Wednesday, April 8. It will be fully operational as a haven for persons exhibiting Covid-19 mild symptoms where […]

FDA Approves DOST Covid-19 Detection Kit for Commercial Use

Media Release: DEPARTMENT of Science of Technology’s (DOST) Php53.2-million detection kit for Covid-19 is now ready for commercial use. Meaning the diagnostic test developed by Filipino scientists can now be used to test Filipinos suspected of having infected with the 2019-novel coronavirus which causes Covid-19, the official name of the disease. Here’s the statement released […]

JHU: Covid-19 Cases over One Million Worldwide

By EDD K. USMAN (SDN) — CONFIRMED cases of Covid-19 infections have now breached the million milestone at 1,013,157. The American Johns Hopkins University (JHU) reported the whopping and still rising figures on its Covid-19 Dashboard, which tracks global incidence of the coronavirus in real-time. This is as of April 3, 2020, 8:43 a.m., Manila […]

DOST Ensures Science Benefits Filipinos amid Covid-19 Pandemic Onslaught

​Media Release: SCIENCE for the People. This is the mantra of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) that conveys its programs and projects are for every Juan and Juana in the Philippines. It has been the department’s driving philosophy, and nowhere near more relevant than in today’s critical and trying times of the Covid-19 […]

NBI Asks Pasig Mayor Vico Sotto, Explain Tricycle Issue

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs (SDN) — DID Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto violate the Covid-19 Bayanihan to Heal as One Act? This is what the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI), a law enforcement agency under the Department of Justice (DOJ), intends to find […]

DOST: 6 Hospitals to Get Covid-19 Diagnostic Test Kits

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs (SDN) — HELP is on the way! A Filipino-made coronavirus diagnostic test kit, barring any unforeseen hitch, could be ready very soon for use by six hospitals. The other day the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) headed by […]