Posts Tagged covid-19 test kits

FDA recalls locally-made COVID-19 test kits for ‘minor defects’

Marje Pelayo   •   May 21, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — Some ‘minor defects’ have been seen in the test kits made by the University of the Philippines – National Institute of Health (UP-NIH), according to the Food...

DOH warns against use of commercially available COVID-19 test kits

Marje Pelayo   •   April 1, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) has warned the public not to purchase COVID-19 rapid test kits that are made available commercially. “Gusto din po natin ipaalam na...

Countries sending alleged ‘faulty’ COVID-19 test kits, face masks back to China

Marje Pelayo   •   March 30, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Several countries are sending imported medical supplies back to China after they were reportedly found defective. The latest is the Netherlands, which ordered a recall of more...

DOH clarifies ‘faulty test kits’ not from China

Marje Pelayo   •   March 30, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Thousands of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) test kits from a number of countries have arrived in the Philippines specifically from China, Singapore, South Korea and India. The latest...

DOST eyes mass production of locally-developed COVID-19 test kit in April

Marje Pelayo   •   March 27, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The field testing of the locally-developed test kit for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is in its last phase. The test kit was invented by the Dr. Raul Destura...

PH receives COVID-19 test kits, PCR machine from Singapore

Robie de Guzman   •   March 24, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Tuesday confirmed it has received the test kits for novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and a Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) machine...

No available COVID-19 test kits in Phl yet — FDA

Maris Federez   •   March 15, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has reiterated that there are no registered COVID-19 diagnostic test kits that are now available to the public yet. In a...

FDA warns against unauthorized sale of COVID-19 test kits

Marje Pelayo   •   March 13, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) warns individuals and establishments taking advantage of the current health emergency to exploit consumers through unauthorized sales of coronavirus disease (COVID-19)...

REACH US

The Philippine Broadcast Hub

UNTV, 915 Barangay Philam,

EDSA, Quezon City M.M. 1104

(+632) 8396-8688 (Tel)

info@untv-newsandrescue.com (General inquiries)

ABOUT UNTV

UNTV is a major TV broadcast network with 24-hour programming. An Ultra High Frequency station with strong brand content that appeal to everyone, UNTV is one of the most trusted and successful Philippine networks that guarantees wholesome and quality viewing experience.