CAUTION: Cancellations of PAL Flights

Overall health ADVISORY

Department of Health

MERS-Corona Virus

UPDATE: Saturday, April 19, 2014: In a press conference on Saturday, DOH Secretary Enrique Ona explained additional exams on the Filipino male nurse showed he is not contaminated. The  urged OFWs coming residence from the Center East to have by themselves checked in a healthcare facility if they truly feel flu-like signs or symptoms such as fever, cold, cough, or sneezing.

The DOH pressured there is no outbreak still of the MERS-CoV in the Philippines.


The Office of Wellness (Philippines) is totally dedicated in making certain the health and fitness and effectively-remaining of every Filipino. 

In light of the latest considerations about the MERS-Corona virus, it was learned that an OFW who was uncovered to yet another who died in the UAE of the MCV and was tested positive for the similar virus returned to the Philippines on Tuesday afternoon, 15 April.

He was in transit from the NAIA to his hometown when the DOH tracked him and directed him to report to the nearest hospital, collectively with his relations and effectively-wishers. 

This worker and his team underwent laboratory assessments for MCV, the outcomes of which will be identified by Friday, 18 April. 

Meantime this employee who tested optimistic in UAE is not confined at a health care center, though the rest of the welcoming group are also going through observation.

To rule out the risk that you could have been uncovered, the Section of Health and fitness is directing all those who travelled with this worker on Etihad Flight # EY 0424 that arrived on April 15 to connect with the pursuing DOH HOTLINES:

711-1001 711-1002 0922 884-1564 0920 949-8419 0915 772-5621

Enrique T. Ona, M.D.

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