Vaccination has proven to be an effective tool for controlling COVID-19. It prevents severe complications, hospitalization, and even death. While the country continues to roll out its primary and booster doses to the general population, health experts encourage parents to have their children ages 6 to 12 years old vaccinated. Recent studies have shown that […]

Trigger warning: mentions of suicide On top of COVID-19 variants, surges, and lockdowns, a “silent pandemic” has yet to be addressed and mitigated. Depression, anxiety, and even suicide cases increased worldwide. Fear of infection, loss of jobs and income, stress due to lockdowns, worry over things beyond one’s control, and other triggers have affected children, […]

The University of the Philippines (UP), in partnership with UP Manila NIH National Telehealth Center and cooperation with UP Philippine General Hospital (PGH), invites you to join the fight against COVID-19. The Omicron variant is now the dominant SARS-CoV-2 variant in the Philippines. Amid the early 2022 surge, thankfully, more COVID-19 medications have sprung up, […]