In the Philippines, the iconic jeepneys are back on the streets as the government eases coronavirus restrictions. A step towards normality after COVID-19!
The coronavirus pandemic has focused fresh attention on local supply chains, as well as the dangers of mass meat production. But without small-scale abattoirs, environmentally friendly farming could be at risk.
Health workers have urged the Philippine government to provide them protective gear as new coronavirus infections continue to rise in the country. President Rodrigo Duterte slammed doctors for their critical approach.
The global coronavirus death toll has exceeded 700,000, with one person dying every 15 seconds in recent weeks. Catch up with this and other latest news on the COVID-19 pandemic.
As cases continue to rise, the government has ordered police to accompany medics and transfer any infected patients to isolation facilities. Citizens have also been encouraged to report any infected neighbors in hiding.
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