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70 dead in measles outbreak

At least 70 people had died in the measles outbreak and cases continue to rise, the Department of Health said on Monday. From January 1 to February 9, 2019, the…READ The post 70 dead in measles outbreak appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource: manilatimes_net manilatimes_netFeb 11th, 2019

gulftoday.ae - Measles outbreak in Philippines kills 70

MANILA: At least 70 people, mostly children under four years of age, have been confirmed dead due to measles outbreak in the Philippines and the authorities are blaming vaccine hesitancy for the healt.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2019

Measles outbreak: 70 dead

Measles outbreak: 70 dead.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2019

70 dead in measles outbreak

At least 70 people had died in the measles outbreak and cases continue to rise, the Department of Health said on Monday. From January 1 to February 9, 2019, the…READ The post 70 dead in measles outbreak appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsFeb 11th, 2019

Measles outbreak hits Sarangani; 17 dead

At least 17 children have died of measles in Malapatan town in Sarangani in the past three weeks......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 26th, 2018

Measles Outbreak: Countermeasures Highlighted, Vaccination Woes Revealed

Screengrab from ABS-CBN News' Youtube account.LAST YEAR, a news brief in the Philippine Daily Inquirer published on October 25 reported a 926% increase in confirmed measles cases since Janua.....»»

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Dengue cases rise in Central Visayas - The Manila Times Online

Dengue cases rise in Central Visayas The Manila Times A rise in dengue cases among children in the wake of a measles outbreak in Central Visayas was reported by the Department of Health (DoH) on Sund.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated News8 hr. 24 min. ago

LOOK: Measles vaccination in tents, fast-food chains

MANILA, Philippines – With the country grappling to contain a measles outbreak in several regions, the government is pulling out all the stops to control the rise in measles cases in the last few weeks. The biggest effort by government includes a mass immunization campaign , which targets to vaccinate about 12 ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2019

DOH records 40 deaths in Calabarzon measles outbreak

BATANGAS, Philippines – Forty people have died of measles in Calabarzon since the start of the year, according to the regional office of the Department of Health (DOH). From January 1 to February 14,  the Regional Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit recorded 1,645 measles cases with 40 death,  compared to 66 ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2019

Measles Cases Rise in Outbreaks in Ukraine, Philippines - The Scientist Magazine

Measles Cases Rise in Outbreaks in Ukraine, Philippines The Scientist Eight people have died so far this year in a measles outbreak in Ukraine, and 3,100 were infected last week alone, the Associated.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2019

Amid measles outbreak, Duterte appeals for children’s immunization

MANILA, Philippines --- Amid a measles outbreak in the capital and other regions of the country, President Rodrigo Duterte has taken a direct hand in the information campaign that seeks to restore the public's confidence in the government's immunization program. In a short message aired over state-run PTV-4 on Friday, Duterte called on the parents to have their children vaccinated to avoid the highly communicable disease. "Mga kababayan, dumadami ang kaso ng tigdas at ang komplikasyon nito ay mamatay ka. Sa mga anak natin, bakuna lamang ang tanging paraan makaiwas sa sakit na ito," Duterte said. (Countrymen, measles cases are rising, and its complications are fatal. Vaccination ...Keep on reading: Amid measles outbreak, Duterte appeals for children’s immunization.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2019

DOH’s ‘Bakuna Boys’ music album makes a comeback to return trust in vaccines

The Department of Health re-shared its old campaign videos on vaccination following the measles outbreak caused by the drop of immunization rates in Metro Manila and surrounding regions. There are four videos featuring the “Bakuna Boys” singing to songs with witty titles “Baby Come BAK,” “Limang Bisita,” and “May BAKuna Para Dyan.” In each video, members […] The post DOH’s ‘Bakuna Boys’ music album makes a comeback to return trust in vaccines appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2019

DOH, DepEd create task force for measles outbreak response in schools

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) and the Department of Education (DepEd) created a task force to address the rising number of measles cases in the country, focused on children who are among the most vulnerable to the disease. The joint task force seeks to set guidelines for ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2019

Measles outbreak caused by vaccine hesitancy

Measles outbreak caused by vaccine hesitancy.....»»

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Health office pushes measles vaccination for kids

THE Iloilo City Health Office (CHO) again encouraged parents of children who have yet to be vaccinated from measles to have them immunized as soon as possible. The advisory came after the declaration of the measles outbreak in Western Visayas (WV). City Health Officer Dr. Bernard Caspe noted the low turnout of school-based immunization and […] The post Health office pushes measles vaccination for kids appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2019

Hospitals ordered to open fast lanes for measles

The Department of Health (DOH) yesterday ordered all of its hospitals to open fast lanes for measles, as it projected that the outbreak of the highly contagious disease may be put under control in two to three months......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2019

Gov t conducts mass immunization campaign to fight measles outbreak

MANILA, Philippines – In an effort to abate the steep rise in number of measles cases, government agencies have mobilized their resources geared towards implementing a quick mass immunization campaign. Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said several government agencies have laid out specific tasks to ensure communities are protected ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2019

Maria Ressa arrested for cyber libel | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Rappler CEO and executive editor Maria Ressa is arrested for cyber libel early Wednesday, evening, February 13. Government agencies are implementing a quick mass immunization campaign amid the measles outbreak. The Commission on Elections or Comelec junks petitions to block the reelection bid of Senator Koko Pimentel. The Hollywood Reporter says ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2019

Measles outbreak in Philippines kills 70, with vaccine fearmongering blamed

The deaths, mostly of children, are part of an alarming wave of measles cases worldwide over the past few years The Philippines is in the midst of a growing measles crisis, with at least 70 deaths, ma.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2019

Love trumps fear: Payatas parents get babies vaccinated

MANILA, Philippines – After the Department of Health (DOH) declared a measles outbreak in several regions in the country, the choice to have children vaccinated against measles remains a difficult decision to make for some parents. A year since the Dengvaxia controversy , fear over vaccines has lingered in ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2019

Measles cases in NegOcc still ‘manageable’: PHO

BACOLOD City – Measles cases in Negros Occidental are still manageable amid the reported outbreak of the infectious disease in Western Visayas, an official of the Provincial Health Office (PHO) said Friday. Provincial Health Officer Dr. Ernell Tumimbang said the provincial government has strengthened its immunization program to address the cases, which significantly increased in […] The post Measles cases in NegOcc still ‘manageable’: PHO appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2019