Posts Tagged RITM

IATF approves Phl participation in COVID-19 vaccine clinical trials

Maris Federez   •   May 24, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — Upon the recommendation of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID) has approved the proposed...

Typhoon Ambo destroys DOH-CHD facility in Bicol region

Maris Federez   •   May 16, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Bicol Regional Diagnostic and Reference Laboratory (BRDRL) on Saturday reported the damage that its bio-safety cabinet has sustained in the onslaught of Typhoon Ambo in 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 resumes full operation as 31 staff recover from COVID-19

Marje Pelayo   •   April 27, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM), the country’s main facility for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) testing, resumed normal operation on Saturday (April 25). “Ang RITM ay bukas...

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...

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...

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...

Panibagong kaso ng MERSCoV sa Pilipinas, naitala ng DOH

admin   •   July 6, 2015

MANILA, Philippines — Kinumpirma ng Department of Health na isang dayuhan mula sa Middle East ang kasalukuyang naka-confine sa Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) matapos na magpositibo sa MERS-Corona...

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