Tag: Coronavirus

Discriminating Covid-19 health workers

Last March 28, St. Louis Hospital in Tacurong City, Sultan Kudarat issued a public advisory that one of their personnel was mobbed and whose face was splattered with Zonrox. The violence was committed because the stupid gang would not want to be with health workers and frontliners who, they thought, could be carriers of Coronavirus. … Continue reading Discriminating Covid-19 health workers

Spreading undue panic

My attention was called several times due to the post '“The Kit” and zero confirmed Covid-19 case in Bicol Region'. Many were encouraging with a couple saying the post is spreading undue panic. The latter troubled me because that means I wasn't successful in driving my message across. The greatest failure in communication is when the … Continue reading Spreading undue panic

Unconstitutional Lockdown

By Atty Oliver Olaybal A second look at the lockdown ordered by the national government, would disclose that lockdown could only be done on the basis of the martial law powers of the President. No one could be lawfully detained without a court-issued warrant, unless the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus is suspended. … Continue reading Unconstitutional Lockdown

“The Kit” and zero confirmed Covid-19 case in Bicol Region

Despite the increasing cases of Corona Virus Disease 2019 (Covid-19) in Metro Manila and the nearby regions, the Bicol peninsula remains free of the pandemic albeit with a number of persons under monitoring (PUM) and persons under investigation (PUI). As of March 20, the Department of Health (DOH) Region 5 reported 39 PUIs and 97,215 … Continue reading “The Kit” and zero confirmed Covid-19 case in Bicol Region