As the Omicron variant of COVID-19 sweeps through the country, we are tallying increases infection numbers (21,819 new cases in January 07, 2021 alone) with a positivity rate of 40%, well above the WHO threshold of 5%.
As the country faces another variant of concern, it is important to know what Omicron is, how it starts and what are the symptoms of this new COVID-19 variant?
New infections in Metro Manila could reach as high as 13,000 a day by the end of August. This is not the time to let our guards down. As a matter of fact, there is a need to urgently respond to the situation with great caution to effectively manage and control the spread of the virus.
The Department of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Service Institute along with Philippine Archipelago international Trading Corporation presented a webinar featuring prominent figures in Traditional Chinese Medicine which was instrumental in the pandemic management in China.
Prescription from S2 licensed doctor are no longer required to purchase Lianhua Qingwen Capsule. It is also now available in all Mercury Drug Store branches nationwide and other drug stores. Thank you for the support and swift action of our Executive Department, particularly the DDB and the Office of the President.