We’re all being asked to stay indoors in quarantine to avoid getting COVID-19 infection. But the air quality in our homes or offices may be 5x worse because of other factors that can harm us. It’s a good thing there is actually a way to “see” viruses and pollutants hovering around so we can put up our best defense.
FWD Insurance is the top 4 insurer in the country based on New Business Annualized Premium Equivalent (NBAPE), the unaudited Insurance Commission financial report indicates. It was a big leap from the previous eighth position in 2019, with the Insurer posting a 43% increase in premiums to over Php13Bn, and 39% growth in assets to almost Php20Bn from 2019 to 2020.
First, she lost her job. Then her mother-in-law. She, along with her son and husband, tested positive for Covid. She had it bad, so she had to be admitted to the hospital. All of these happened within a span of two weeks. But she remained calm and positive as she had been in worse situations before: separate surgeries for brain tumor and aneurysm, and two difficult pregnancies years ago had made her stronger over the years. This woman is truly filled with grace.
For Cristina Agustin and Leslie Ong Hay-Cua, who both gave birth at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, they’re not just new moms. They are the “new normal” moms who had to take care of their newborns a little differently than the usual.
I have been asked if I would be willing to get vaccinated for COVID-19. My immediate answer was NO. Here ismy best interpretation of what I have been reading and hearing about COVID-19 vaccination – and why I’m changing my answer to YES.