Today on Rappler – the latest news in the Philippines and around the world:
The Philippines' Food Drug Administration issues a limited permit for an undisclosed hospital to use anti-parasitic drug Ivermectin as treatment for COVID-19.
The Philippines’ suspends administering AstraZeneca vaccines to people under 60 years old after European regulators find possible links between the AstraZeneca vaccine and reports of very rare cases of brain blood clots.
Malacañang dispels rumors about President Rodrigo Duterte’s health condition, saying he is ‘fit and healthy’ for someone his age.
Senators from the minority bloc slam the Philippines’ intelligence chief Alex Monteagudo and anti-insurgency spokesperson Lorraine Badoy for red-tagging the employees’ union in the chamber.
A Facebook spokesperson says the social media giant did not notify more than 530 million users whose data were leaked and does not currently have plans to do so.
Korean pop group EXO is gearing up for an album comeback. In celebration of their ninth anniversary, EXO shares a birthday post on their social media accounts, followed by an 'L-1485 spoiler.' – Rappler.com