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Malasakit Centers described as one-stop-shops for medical assistamce

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Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go clarified that Malasakit Centers are not for donations. “There are no donations in Malasakit Centers. First of all, Malasakit Centers are simply intended as one-stop shops for poor and in...

Oreta endorses all Malabon residents for social amelioration program

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Malabon City Mayor Lenlen Oreta said he will endorse all city residents to the Department of Social Welfare and Development’s (DSWD) social amelioration program as he expressed that everyone is affected by the impact of the coron...

PH to start mass testing of PUMs, PUIs on April 14

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The government plans to start the massive testing of persons under monitoring (PUMs) and patients under investigation (PUIs) for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) on April 14. "On the massive testing for PUIs and PUMs, we are also de...

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Marikina denies nCoV case in the city

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Marikina Valley Medical Center (MVMC) said it does not have a person under investigation (PUI) for 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV).

“The management of Marikina Valley Medical Center would like to assure the public that as of today, January 31, 2020; we do not have a Person Under Investigation (PUI) nor confirmed case of 2019 Novel Coronavirus as stated in our initial bulletin,” the MVMC management said in a statement.

The hospital management has also appealed to their clients to be honest with their medical history, as well as voluntarily disclose their travel history. “This way, our doctors and personnel will be able to immediately implement the protocol that the DOH (Department of Health) has set for such cases.”

“Rest assured that we are closely coordinating with the City Health Office and the Department of Health (DOH) and we abide by their instructions,” they added.

The health department confirmed on Thursday the Philippines’ first case of 2019-nCoV, involving a 38-year-old woman from Wuhan, China.

The patients, according to the DOH, is currently confined at San Lazaro Hospital in Manila.

Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province in China, is the epicenter of the 2019-nCoV outbreak that continues to spread across the globe.

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