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135 passengers arrived in Boracay from Wuhan, China

Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) on Thursday said 135 passengers entered the Philippines from Chinese cental city of Wuhan, the epicenter of the outbreak of 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-Ncov). The passengers entered the country through Royal Air...

Phivolcs: Big Taal Volcano eruption still 30% possible

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) said that there is still a 30 percent chance for Taal Volcano to have a hazardous explosion. PHIVOLCS director Renato Solidum said that experts have arrived with that figure after studying various...

DOH sees no need to quarantine family of coronavirus patient from HK

A health official in the Philippines sees no need to isolate four Chinese tourists who were exposed to a person that tested positive for the new coronavirus. According to Health Undersecretary Eric Domingo, in a report by ABS-CBN News, their epidemiology bureau has...

Newborns in Dubai to have tracking devices

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Newborns in Dubai will be given a tracking device to help prevent them from being lost or taken by a stranger.

The tracking device, put on the babies’ ankles, will alert his her parents and the hospital staff if he is moved by a stranger.

According to the Dubai Health Authority, there have been no incidents of snatching of babies before. The measure only aims to provide additional security.

“The authority aims to provide hospitals, health centres and clinics with the latest smart technologies,” The National quoted Humaid Al Qatami, chairman of the board and director general of the authority, as saying.

Apart from this tracking devices, there will be another system that will monitor the oxygen levels in the newborns’ blood.

Many newborn babies die because of less oxygen in their blood.

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135 passengers arrived in Boracay from Wuhan, China

Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) on Thursday said 135 passengers entered the Philippines from Chinese cental city of Wuhan, the epicenter of the outbreak of 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-Ncov). The passengers entered the country through Royal Air...

Phivolcs: Big Taal Volcano eruption still 30% possible

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) said that there is still a 30 percent chance for Taal Volcano to have a hazardous explosion. PHIVOLCS director Renato Solidum said that experts have arrived with that figure after studying various...

DOH sees no need to quarantine family of coronavirus patient from HK

A health official in the Philippines sees no need to isolate four Chinese tourists who were exposed to a person that tested positive for the new coronavirus. According to Health Undersecretary Eric Domingo, in a report by ABS-CBN News, their epidemiology bureau has...

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135 passengers arrived in Boracay from Wuhan, China

Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) on Thursday said 135 passengers entered the Philippines from Chinese cental city of Wuhan, the epicenter of the outbreak of 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-Ncov). The passengers entered the country through Royal Air...

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The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) said that there is still a 30 percent chance for Taal Volcano to have a hazardous explosion. PHIVOLCS director Renato Solidum said that experts have arrived with that figure after studying various...

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