While the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) surge seems to be relentless, the country’s vaccination rollout is also earnestly moving forward with about 12 million Filipinos already fully vaccinated, although this is just about 17 percent of the target population of 70 million for the country to achieve herd immunity.
And just when the country grapples with this pandemic, it is also finding hope in a new set of heroes – seven foreign-trained Filipino virologists who will be at the core of the soon-to-established Philippine Virology and Vaccine Institute.
These are among the top stories this Friday, August 13, 2021.
- PH COVID-19 Update
- International Humanitarian Law Day address
- Balik scientists
- COA Finding
- Crackdown on corruption in PNP
- PH banana chips in China, US, Germany, Netherlands, UK
- DOH in focus
- UN International Youth Day
- Education Corner
- Judiciary Corner
- Political Corner
- Science Corner
- Business Corner
- Metro Roundup
- Provincial Roundup