About-face on the face shield


by Philstar.com

Philstar.com— Unexpectedly, President Rodrigo Duterte announced last week the wearing of face shields outdoors will no longer be required. That’s the opening spiel of President Duterte during his late Monday night “talk to the people” while meeting the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases.

Philstar.com—Sotto: Pharmally exec's about-face doesn't erase testimony on face shields. A Pharmally Pharmaceutical Corp. officer's incriminating testimony before the Senate is more significant than her subsequent disavowal of the statement in the House of Representatives, Senate leadership said Monday.

Philstar.com—DOH probes Pharmally sale of substandard face shields. The damaged and expired personal protective equipment supplied by Pharmally Pharmaceutical Corp. could have caused healthcare workers to be infected with COVID-19, the Filipino Nurses United said yesterday.

Philstar.com—Quality face shields delivered to medical workers – DOH. The protective devices against COVID-19 that the Department of Health had given to healthcare workers were of good quality, an official said yesterday.