Philippines now bird flu-free, says DA

MANILA, Jan 19 (Mabuhay) — The Philippines is free of the Avian Influenza (AI) or bird flu, the Department of Agriculture (DA) said Tuesday. In a statement, the DA said the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) declared that as of January 8, 2021, the country is now...

DOH calms public amid H7N9 scare

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The Department of Health on Thursday said the public has no reason to panic amid reports of a new bird flu virus in China. Dr. Lyndon Lee Suy, program manager of the Institute for Emerging and Re-emerging Diseases, said the new strain of bird flu called “H7N9”...