LONDON (Dec. 12, 2014) — Swiss researchers have suspended the testing of one of the leading Ebola vaccine candidates after some volunteers reported unexpected side effects.
Philippines (Dec. 12, 2014) — The damage caused by typhoon “Ruby” has reached P3.2 billion with thousands of homeless Filipinos still staying in evacuation centers, but top disaster management officials said there is no need to declare a state of national calamity.
Retired Navy Admiral Alexander Pama, executive officer of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), said even the international community appears to be appreciating the government response that led to the minimal human casualties.
November 11, 2014 — At 4:00 AM today, the Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based on all available data at 1500 km east Southeast of Mindanao (6.5°N, 140.0°E). Northeast monsoon affecting Northern Luzon.
MANILA (Dec. 10, 2014) — Greenpeace global chief Kumi Naidoo urged the Philippines to be part of the solution to climate change, following another typhoon which pummeled parts of the country.
December 10, 2014 — Tropical depression “Ruby” has intensified into a tropical storm as it exits the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on Thursday morning, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said on Wednesday.