For Philippine medical community, pandemic has ended
Rhodina Villanueva – The Philippine Star
March 26, 2023 | 12:00am
MANILA, Philippines — For the medical community, the COVID-19 pandemic in the country has come to an end.
In an interview Friday with “The Chiefs” on One News, Dr. Maricar Limpin, immediate past president of the Philippine College of Physicians, said, “As far as we are concerned, I think it has ended because on the ground, we are not seeing too many (COVID-19) cases anymore.”
“In fact,” Limpin added, “the patients we are seeing right now are all non-COVID cases.”
“The medical community has been active in the non-COVID scenario so there are just a few remaining cases for COVID,” said Limpin.
The medical expert likewise said, “We are just waiting for the World Health Organization (WHO) to declare (COVID endemic)… Actually, we have long been waiting for WHO