ASF cases in Cagayan already under control, says vet   

THE NEW cases of African Swine Fever (ASF) detected in four towns in Cagayan are already under control, according to its provincial veterinarian.    “The (new) detected ASF cases are just isolated cases and are already under control. The provincial veterinary office is closely monitoring these cases,” Cagayan Acting Provincial Veterinarian Noli V. Buen said in a television interview on […]

Editorial: Difficult dance

Something is amiss in the views concerning protocols for inbound overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and returning overseas Filipinos (ROFs). It gets lost in the partisan brawl, driving the argument further away from science that inspired the guidelines. The context behind Resolution 114, issued on May 6, 2021, needs repeating. The Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) for […]

Asia’s rising coronavirus cases a worry as vaccine doubts cloud campaigns

Singapore — India, South Korea, and Thailand faced mounting coronavirus infections on Thursday, undermining cautious hopes that Asia might be emerging from the worst of the pandemic as worries about safety threatened to delay vaccination drives. India reported a record 126,789 new cases, the third day this week tallies have surged to more than 100,000, […]