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KonsultaMD for Globe/TM - doctor consultation via mobile

Amid COVID-19 scare: KonsultaMD offers zero-rated Globe/TM mobile access to telehealth hotline With many people getting concerned about their health due to the continuous spread of COVID-19, Globe and TM customers who subscribed to KonsultaMD may now get in touch with a doctor via the 79880 telehealth hotline without incurring mobile call charges. Maridol D. Ylanan, CEO of Global Telehealth, Inc. which runs KonsultaMD, said the company has decided to remove the P1 per minute charge for calls to the 79880 mobile hotline to make it easier for the public to avail of medical advice anytime they want to. “We want access to trained and licensed medical practitioners to be as easy, affordable, and convenient as possible for every Filipino especially these days when many people are afraid to leave their homes or visit the hospital because of COVID-19.  Since there is no physical interaction with our doctors, our customers avoid exposure from other illnesses when they seek advice for the

Public Advisory: Malicious campaigns taking advantage of the COVID-19 situation

Globe would like to remind the public to be aware of phishing emails and malicious campaigns taking advantage of the COVID-19 situation to steal money and personal or corporate information, as well as infect computers. Here are some cybersecurity measures to protect yourself from these scams: DO NOT open malicious email attachments or click on dubious links in messages. Check links by hovering on them before you click to determine where the actual URL leads to. Read emails and texts carefully and be on the lookout for red flags such as generic greetings, spelling, and grammatical errors. Be wary of any form of communication that asks for your personal information, account credentials, or PINs, most especially those that try to convey urgency to make you act on impulse to enter your personal information. Be sure to get news/information from trusted and official social media news sites only. Share this to your loved ones and friends! #makeITsafePH