Rio de Janeiro

The Municipal Health Department of Rio de Janeiro (SMS-Rio) confirmed today the first case of monkeypox in the city. The victim is a 38-year-old Brazilian who lives in London, England. He arrived in Brazil on Saturday (June 11) and, the following day, sought medical attention at the National Institute of InfectiousContinue Reading

The Philippines Department of Health (DOH) reported today the first case of the highly contagious coronavirus variant first identified in Brazil, the P.1 variant in the country. Health officials say the individual is a returning overseas Filipino (ROF) from Western Visayas was found positive for the variant after the sequencing ofContinue Reading

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected much more than health around the globe–country after country is facing a disastrous economic situation is one example. Reduction of civil liberties is being seen rampant in countries that say they protect such liberties. According to Reporters without Borders (RSF), press freedom and freedom ofContinue Reading