Early and effective prevention steps, including largely closing its borders, succeeded in shielding Taiwan from the worst of the pandemic. The island of 24 million people has reported just 1,256 infections so far, most of them imported.
May 13, 2021
With nearly 1.05 million infections and 17,354 deaths, the Philippines is battling one of the worst COVID-19 outbreaks in Asia.
May 1, 2021
"I am sorry I have to impose a longer modified enhanced community quarantine. It is necessary," Duterte said in a late night televised address.
April 29, 2021
"VAX LIVE: The Concert to Reunite the World" will be hosted by singer Selena Gomez and also feature the Foo Fighters and Eddie Vedder, according to organiser Global Citizen, an international advocacy group.
April 15, 2021
Consumers can support the effort by donating to the fund through PayPal or in the Uber app, they said, adding they were also looking forward to welcoming other corporate donors.
Metro Manila and the provinces of Bulacan, Rizal, Laguna and Cavite will be placed under a less restrictive community quarantine status until April 30, spokesman Harry Roque told a virtual briefing.
April 11, 2021
The $2 billion is part of a pool of some $12 billion that the World Bank has made available overall for vaccine development, distribution, and production in low-and middle-income countries.
April 10, 2021