Advisory on MERS-CoV for Filipino communities in the Middle East

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) and the Department of Health (DOH) of the Philippines are advising Filipinos staying and residing in the Middle East, especially in the United Arab Emirates and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, to take the following precautionary measures against the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome – Corona Virus (MERS-CoV).

DFA welcomes FAA Category 1 rating for the Philippines

“Our flag carriers can now push through with their plans to expand their operations and serve our people in various parts of the United States,” Secretary Del Rosario said as he commended the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) for addressing FAA’s concerns and the Philippine Embassy in Washington, D.C. for working closely with the agency on the matter.