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Science & Technology

#TIL: MASK MYTHS

What is something you can’t leave your house without? For years, this question has been thrown out mostly for comical effects. We’d get varying answers, from the most absurd of things up to a matter of life and death. When the COVID-19 pandemic started causing seismic changes across the globe, the world suddenly united to […]

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Government

DPWH DELIVERS SURGICAL MASKS TO HOSPITALS TREATING COVID-19 PATIENTS – VILLAR

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) recently delivered additional 10,000 surgical masks to major public hospitals handling COVID-19 patients in Metro Manila. Under Secretary Mark Villar’s instruction, DPWH Undersecretary Emil Sadain, who is also the head of the Task Force on Augmentation of Healthcare Facilities, facilitated the distribution of donated medical supplies to […]

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Government

SHORTAGE OF FACE MASK ONLY TEMPORARY – LOPEZ

With the sudden surge in demand for face masks following the first confirmed 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCov) in the country, Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon Lopez said the supply shortage is temporary. “Shortage is due to the sudden jump in demand that even their reordered stocks got wiped out immediately,” Lopez said. […]