Lack of jeepneys in Metro Manila causes problems for commuters during GCQ
As more companies are now allowing their employees to go to work and several regions are now in GCQ, it seems that public transportation isn’t ready for the demand. While the operations of the three metro trains, cabs, and ride-hailing cars are already available, these are generally more costly... Read more
Why spraying disinfectants on streets are not recommended
According to WHO, the spraying of disinfectants on the streets are not effective, and in fact, can be harmful to one’s health. It is said that this method is not recommended to kill the coronavirus because the disinfectant is inactivated by debris and dirt. In some areas, spraying individuals... Read more
Life after lockdown, what’s happening in Wuhan?
Last January 23, officials have placed Wuhan under lockdown to prevent the Coronavirus from spreading. But for the first time in almost 2 1/2 months, traffic is now allowed in and out of Wuhan. The lockdown was lifted last April 8, 2020, and airports, highways, and railway stations are... Read more
Lessons we learned from 1918 influenza pandemic, Spanish Flu
What do you think is the biggest lesson we learned from the 1918 pandemic, Spanish flu? According to experts, it’s about telling the truth to the public. Downplaying the virus is apparently dangerous because people will still continue with their daily routines without caution. At that time, the government... Read more
What to stock at home, Coronavirus self quarantine
In some countries, the government has already mandated its people to stay at home. Some are allowed to go out just to buy essentials.  The main reason for this protocol is to stop the spread of coronavirus, which we all know has already affected practically the entire globe. But... Read more
Facts about COVID-19, Coronavirus Disease
The whole world is alarmed because of the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID – 19. While it is always good to share information, it’s a different story when people share rumors. It creates fear and panic, both of which are not helpful in times like this. So we’ve decided... Read more
Black plague in China, two people are being treated
According to CNN, there are two people in China being treated for plague. This is the second time that the disease has been detected in the same region. It’s also the same thing that caused Black Death, known as one of the deadliest pandemics in history. The patients from... Read more
Sugary drinks advertisements in Singapore, banned
Singapore will become the first country in the entire globe that will ban advertisements for sugary drinks. This is in relation to their movement to fight the rising rate of diabetes. They are calling for sugary beverages manufacturers to at least reformulate their drinks and decrease their sugar content.... Read more
Dengue cases in the Philippines, now worse
In the Philippines, more cases of dengue are reported every single day. Last July, the Department of Health already declared National Dengue Alert. In just half a year, there were more than 100,000 reported cases of dengue. Last year, there were just around 57,000 cases. How do you detect... Read more
Beware of ‘fitness’ influencers who don’t know how to lose weight safely
If you are looking for a place to get weight loss tips, Instagram might not be the place to search for it – this is according to research. To date, you will notice that a number of influencers claiming to be health and fitness enthusiasts give advice about how... Read more
Millions of women are suffering from heart disease – due to sedentary lifestyle
According to recent studies, more than half of women who are suffering from heart diseases do not have an active lifestyle or do not exercise enough. If you must know, engaging in physical activities helps in managing blood pressure and cholesterol levels. Of course, it is also beneficial to... Read more
WHO doctor killed in DR Congo, health workers face danger – Ebola outbreak and more
On April 19, a Cameroonian doctor was killed during an attack at the university hospital in Butembo in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s North Kivu province. He is Dr Richard Valery Mouzoko Kiboung, an epidemiologist working with the World Health Organization. During the attack, two more were injured. Dr... Read more