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 Palace asks for greater public vigilance to fend off spread of MERS-CoV
 

The Department of Health (DOH) continues to track the passengers of the Etihad Airways Flight EY0424 that landed in Manila last April 15, after one passenger tested positive for the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Coronavirus (MERS-CoV), the Palace said on Wednesday.
 
In a press briefing in Malacanang, Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. said the DOH has contacted 325 of the flight’s 414 passengers and still trying to contact 43 passengers.
 
Of the 325 passengers, 252 have undergone nose and throat swabbing, and 221 of them have tested negative for MERS-CoV, he said, adding that the DOH is still awaiting the swab results of the other 31 passengers.
 
Despite these highly encouraging results, Coloma asked for greater public vigilance, advising the people to heed preventive measures and quarantine procedures issued by health authorities.
 
“Travelers returning from the Middle East are advised to fill out the quarantine forms providing detailed contact information to facilitate subsequent tracing if needed,” Coloma said.
 Health authorities said those who become ill within two weeks upon arrival are strongly advised to seek immediate medical attention from all public hospitals or any DOH-accredited medical facilities. They are also asked to delay visits to crowded places.
 
Last April 16, the DOH confirmed that an overseas Filipino worker (OFW) who arrived in Manila on April 15 had MERS-CoV.
(full story: 04.23.14)

 
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President Benigno S. Aquino III inspects the security, ticketing and pre-boarding facilities at the North Port Passenger Terminal Complex of the Manila North Harbour in Tondo, Manila City on Wednesday (April 16) during the inspection of major passenger terminals in Metro Manila. The President wanted to make sure that all security preparations were in place to ensure safe travel during the Holy Week. Also in photo are Transportation and Communications Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya, Communications Secretary Sonny Coloma, and Public Works and Highways Secretary Rogelio Singson.
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