COVID 2019 - updates

Rappler's latest stories on COVID 2019


Abra province has second coronavirus case

Mar 30, 2020 - 3:50 PM

The second patient is linked to the first patient. The two men were both at a wake in the municipality of Licuan-Baay on March 13.

First confirmed coronavirus case recorded in Abra

Mar 14, 2020 - 11:20 PM

Because of the patient's reckless acts, 3 municipalities are now under surveillance, including the capital town of Bangued

How does COVID-19 compare to SARS and MERS?

Feb 20, 2020 - 10:05 PM

WHO says COVID-19 'appears not as deadly as other coronaviruses,' but the disease has already infected and killed more people than SARS and MERS combined

Masses suspended in Singapore, Hong Kong due to coronavirus

Feb 15, 2020 - 10:53 AM

'As Catholics, we need to be responsible in playing our part to contain the spread of this virus,' says Singapore Archbishop William Goh

HOLY MASS. Mass at the Cathedral of the Good Shepherd in Singapore. Photo by Paterno Esmaquel II/Rappler

What happens after a novel coronavirus patient gets discharged?

Feb 12, 2020 - 2:33 PM

Recovery from the disease is evidence that 'the virus can be eliminated,' says Health Undersecretary Eric Domingo

CORONAVIRUS SCARE. In this file photo, individuals wear masks while walking at the Araneta Center in Cubao, Quezon City on Friday, January 31, 2020, following the first case of nCoV detected in the country. Photo by DARREN LANGIT

FALSE: Natural ginger ale a ‘cure for coronavirus’

Feb 12, 2020 - 2:04 PM

WHO says drinking traditional herbal teas is ‘not specifically recommended as 2019-nCoV remedies as they are not effective to protect yourself’