Posts Tagged Research Institute for Tropical Medicine

RITM labs hit over quarter-million COVID-19 tests

Maris Federez   •   September 12, 2020

MUNTINLUPA CITY, Philippines – The Department of Health-Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (DOH-RITM) has reported that its testing laboratories have hit a quarter of a million coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)...

RITM to further scale down operations after staff test positive for COVID-19

Aileen Cerrudo   •   July 15, 2020

The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) announced it would further scale down its operations as several of their staff tested positive for coronavirus disease (COVID-19). On Wednesday (July 15),...

RITM receives additional COVID-19 funding from France

Aileen Cerrudo   •   May 1, 2020

The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) has received additional funding from the French government for its coronavirus disease (COVID-19) response. In a post, the Embassy of France to the...

RITM: 38 staff recover from COVID-19, 7 others still in quarantine

Robie de Guzman   •   April 28, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) on Tuesday announced that 38 of the 45 personnel who tested positive for novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) have now recovered...

RITM scales down operations after 43 staff test positive for COVID-19

Marje Pelayo   •   April 21, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – A total of 43 staff of the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) tested positive for coronavirus disease (COVID-19). This led to the scaling down of the...

‘No hard feelings’: Rep. Yap accepts RITM apology over COVID-19 report error

Robie de Guzman   •   March 27, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – ACT-CIS party-list Representative Eric Go Yap on Friday said he accepts the apology of the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) over its erroneous report on his...

Cong. Yap negative for COVID-19; RITM says sorry for ‘clerical oversight’

Robie de Guzman   •   March 27, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) on Friday issued an apology for its erroneous report that ACT-CIS party-list Representative Eric Go Yap tested positive for novel...

RITM: ‘Reserve’ face masks to those who really need it

Aileen Cerrudo   •   February 4, 2020

The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) is not recommending the general public to wear face masks, saying it should be “reserved for those who really need it”. In a...

2 poultry farm workers tested negative of avian flu infection – DOH

UNTV News   •   August 17, 2017

The two poultry farm workers who underwent laboratory tests after showing flu-like symptoms have now returned to their homes in San Luis, Pampanga. This was after they were tested negative...

3 OFWs in Saudi Arabia found positive for MERS-CoV

admin   •   March 7, 2015

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) confirmed that two nurses and a respiratory technician working in Saudi Arabia had been tested positive for the Middle East Respiratory...

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