With Omicron rampage, Duterte admin must reverse unscientific and militaristic pandemic response

AGHAM – Advocates of Science and Technology for the People cautions the government on imposing discriminatory vaccination requirements in public transportation and other public services, citing that there is no evidence that such policy will curb rising COVID-19 cases as scientific literature shows that both vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals transmit the virus just the same [1]. The scientist group strongly urges the government to step away from and reverse its unscientific and militaristic approach to the pandemic and to urgently start the establishment of the vaccine manufacturing industry in the country.

“Maliit na bagay”? A year into the pandemic, Philippines is drowning deeper in a worsening first wave amidst a failed pandemic response

This is our year into the pandemic, same failed military response and same failed messaging in addressing all the problems brought about by an incompetent leadership. Where other countries are in different levels of opening their countries as a result of effective humane response to the pandemic, we are even Read more…