Day: January 16, 2022

UP researchers recommend lagundi for COVID-19 patients

Published by Philippine Star MANILA, Philippines — Science Secretary Fortunato dela Peña has urged those afflicted with COVID-19 who are taking lagundi to follow the guidelines recommended by experts, particularly scientists from the University of the Philippines – Manila who had conducted a clinical trial on the medicinal plant as an adjunct treatment for the viral disease. In his weekly virtual Bayanihan briefing, Dela Peña said UP Manila clinical trial team leader Dr. Cecilia Maramba-Lazarte had advised the public to follow prescribed dosage to ensure that the use of lagundi to treat cough symptoms of COVID-19 will yie…

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ONE Championship set to award P2.5M bonuses every fight night

Published by Philippine Star Luisa Morales – January 16, 2022 | 9:44am MANILA, Philippines — The stakes just got higher for the Filipino athletes competing in ONE Championship as the promotion recently announced it would award a whopping $50,000 (approximately P2,560,000) bonus for “exemplary performances” in their events. Started during ONE: Heavy Hitters last Friday where three athletes were given bonuses, fighters will have incentives to put an even more explosive show each time they step into the Circle. “At a minimum, we’re gonna give one [$50,000 bonus] and at a maximum of five per show,” ONE Championsh…

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COVAX Delivers Billionth Vaccine

The Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center said early Sunday 326.2 million people around the world have been infected with the coronavirus, while 5.5 million deaths have been recorded. More than 9 billion vaccines have been administered, the center …

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