January 29, 2020
iNFOCUS: The City Health Doctors paid a courtesy call to Mayor Estong Matugas.
The visit aims to discuss further information regarding the Contingency Plan for 2019 Novel Corona Virus.
Coronaviruses are a group of viruses that cause diseases in mammals and birds. In humans, the virus causes respiratory infections which are typically mild including the common cold but rarer forms like severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) where it is viral respiratory illness that is new to humans, (MERS) can be lethal.
Thus, Mayor Matugas also emphasizes that Surigaonons must be more vigilant and aware about this matter.