Philippines orders 13 million into lockdown over Delta fears

Transmission electron micrograph of SARS-CoV-2 virus debris remoted from a affected person. Credit score: NIAID The Philippines will ship greater than 13 million folks within the nationwide capital area again into lockdown subsequent week, the federal government mentioned Friday, because it tries to go off a surge in instances of a hyper-contagious coronavirus pressure. Professionals have warned of an explosion…

‘So proud’: Philippine weightlifter Diaz hailed for historic Olympic gold – France 24

Issued on: 27/07/2021 – 08:50Changed: 27/07/2021 – 08:48 Promoting Learn extra Manila (AFP) With their eyes glued to a tv within the southern Philippines, the circle of relatives of weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz yelled “push, push, push!” as she hoisted the bar to win the rustic’s first Olympic gold medal. “Then we erupted in pleasure — we had been shouting, some…

How Medical Populism Came to Define the Philippines’ COVID-19 Strategy

Nurse Delta Santiago (no longer her actual title) has reached the highest of her box. She works at some of the Philippines’ most sensible hospitals, frequented via billionaires and celebrities. However the 32-year-old can’t wait to go away. Santiago makes simply $520 a month operating 12-hour days and she or he’s determined to land a role in another country. On…