Is VCO an effective adjunct therapy for hospitalized COVID-19 patients? – Manila Bulletin

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) said Sunday, Oct. 17, that the results of the virgin coconut oil (VCO) trial at Philippine General Hospital (PGH) which aims to determine the safety and efficacy of VCO as adjunctive therapy for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases may be out by end of the month or early November. (MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) DOST Undersecretary for Research and Development (R&D) Rowena Cristina Guevara said the clinical trial at the PGH is already completed, and that the data is being analyzed by the project team.…

Satellite Photos Show More Building at Cambodia Base That Worries US

Cambodia appears to have continued construction at its Ream naval base in August and September. The work worries the US government, which suspects it may be preparation for China’s military to use the base. Cambodia’s government has said little about the intent of the work, reflecting frustration with US policy there. LoadingSomething is loading. Cambodia continued construction work at its Ream naval base in August and September, advancing projects that the US suspects could support a Chinese military presence in a strategically valuable corner of Southeast Asia. Satellite photos taken by…