A powerful earthquake shook parts of the southern Philippines, but authorities said it was too deep to cause major damage and no tsunami warning was issued.
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An infectious disease expert believes authorities are prepared for the surge of #COVID19 cases, especially now that the new and more transmissible coronavirus variant has been detected in the Philippines.
A "very alarming" vaccine hesitancy among residents of coronavirus hotspot Metro Manila is a "dangerous leap" and authorities need to act on it, a former Health chief says, as the Philippines now close to finally implementing its #COVID19 vaccination program.
Quirino Gov. Dakila Cua, president of the Union of Local Authorities of the Philippines, said he had appealed to NDRRMC to allow local governments to use their calamity funds to buy the vaccines.
Philippines president gives authorities okay to shoot those violating coronavirus lockdown orders “Is that understood? Dead. Instead of causing trouble, I will bury you.”
WATCH: Volcanic lightning streaks through ash plume as the Philippines' Taal volcano spewed forth steam, ash and pebbles up to 10-15 km in the sky. Authorities say "a hazardous eruption" may happen within hours or days, prompting thousands to evacuate the area south of Manila.
At least 11 people dead and more than 300 treated in hospital after drinking tainted coconut wine in the Philippines, health authorities say. Victims all consumed lambanog, a drink popular during holidays and celebrations.