Covid-19

A woman getting vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, courtesy of Grig Montegrande for Inquirer.net
This website tells us how long it’ll take until we achieve herd immunity

With vaccination programs (slowly) rolling out, lack of supply is one of the biggest hurdles we’re facing against herd immunity

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OPINION: The gov’t’s response to the community pantry movement? Policing and bureaucracy

“This anti-people, bureaucratic response to the grassroots movement is telling of a systematic failure on the part of the government.”

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LIST: Community pantries, where they are and how to help

Food is a basic human right, and these community pantries have stepped in to keep people from falling between the cracks

We might be overdoing the whole deep disinfecting thing according to the CDC

If you’ve stocked up on enough bleach to scrub down every surface of your home for the next century, you can dial it down

The government’s pandemic response: What’s changed since last year?

In Mar. 2020, the government announced a hard lockdown to curb the spread of COVID-19. In Mar. 2021, the government announced an “NCR plus GCQ bubble” to curb the spread of COVID-19. Sounds familiar?

Despite warnings from experts, NCR mayors recommend shift to MGCQ

The less restrictive quarantine will bring about more infections, research groups warned

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Unhealthy WFH habits are giving you ‘coronasomnia’

Our lives had been disrupted—of course, our brain and body clock aren’t having it

A P1 million fine and up to 12 years in prison await tourists who fake COVID-19 test results under this new bill

Under current laws, violators are subjected to fines of up to P50,000, imprisonment of one to six months, or both

Is it time to reopen cinemas? Metro Manila mayors disagree

Closed ventilation and the lack of social distancing measures in cinemas have remained a concern

Observe Ash Wednesday at home with these blessed ashes packets from this church

A packet of blessed ashes is enough for a family of five to sprinkle on their heads instead of attending Ash Wednesday Mass