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Rise in dengue, measles cases underline value of vaccines

The Philippines is facing two public health crises in 2019—a simmering measles outbreak and the soaring number of dengue cases......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 1st, 2019

89 dead from dengue in Western Visayas : NDRRMC

dengue outbreak killed 8........»»

Category: newsSource:  manila_shimbunRelated NewsJul 17th, 2019

DOH still far from reaching vaccination target

MANILA, Philippines – Nearly 5 months since a measles outbreak was declared in several regions in the country, the Department of Health (DOH) has yet to reach its target vaccination coverage rate of 95%, Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said on Wednesday, July 3. In an interview with reporters, Duque ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 3rd, 2019

DoH 7 to lift measles outbreak declaration

CEBU CITY – The declaration of a measles outbreak in Region 7 may be lifted soon. Dr. Jaime Bernadas, director of the Department of Health in Central Visayas, said they are just awaiting the go signal from the national office for the lifting of the declaration. Bernadas said the DoH 7 has completed its outbreak […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsJun 16th, 2019

How The Philippines Is Fighting One Of The World s Worst Measles Outbreaks - Goats and Soda

As health workers in the Philippines continue to try to contain the outbreak, a botched vaccination campaign against dengue is making their job harder......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2019

CDC: Measles Cases in US Continue to Rise

The United States recorded 41 new cases of measles as of May 17, according to health officials.The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Monday the outbreak has now spre.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsMay 21st, 2019

CDC: Measles Cases in US Continue to Rise

The United States recorded 41 new cases of measles as of May 17, according to health officials.The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Monday the outbreak has now spre.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMay 21st, 2019

DOH not lifting measles outbreak declaration

The Department of Health (DOH) will not lift the measles outbreak declared in four regions in the country last February, an official said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 29th, 2019

DOH to declare measles outbreak over only when vaccination target reached

MANILA, Philippines – Nearly 3 months since a measles outbreak was declared in several regions in the country, Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said the Department of Health (DOH) would only lift that declaration when the target vaccination coverage rate of 95% is reached. In an interview with reporters Monday, April 28, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 29th, 2019

Japan warns on measles after infected fan joins Bieber concert

TOKYO: Japanese authorities have warned of a possible measles outbreak after a fan who went to a Justin Bieber concert near Tokyo was diagnosed with the contagious disease, officials said Friday. A 19-year-old man had a fever of more than 39 degrees Celsi.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsAug 26th, 2016

Measles behind Myanmar outbreak that has killed 30

Measles behind Myanmar outbreak that has killed 30.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 6th, 2016

Myanmar measles outbreak kills 30

Myanmar measles outbreak kills 30.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 6th, 2016

Measles behind Myanmar outbreak that has killed 30

Myanmar health officials have confirmed that a measles outbreak is behind the deaths of more than 30 people, mostly children, in a remote part of the country as authorities rush to treat victims......»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsAug 6th, 2016
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Brazil bus hijacker, armed with toy gun, shot dead by police

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (UPDATED) – A hijacker armed with what turned out to be a toy gun was shot dead by police in  Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday, August 20, after he held a busload of passengers hostage for several hours on a major bridge in peak-hour traffic. Dozens of people ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 20th, 2019

Peasant leader shot dead in NorthCot

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews/20 August) – Unidentified assailants gunned down a known leader of a progressive farmers’ organization in Matalam, North Cotabato, around 8:30 p.m. on Monday. Authorities identified the victim as Medardo Espina Barro, a.k.a. Dodong, a resident of Sitio Natipakan, Barangay Latagan in Matalam. Reports said Barro was drinking with friends and relatives outside […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsAug 20th, 2019

SAF commander shot dead by subordinate in Camp Bagong Diwa

MANILA, Philippines – A commander of the Philippine National Police (PNP) Special Action Force (SAF) was shot dead by a subordinate inside Camp Bagong Diwa in Taguig City on Monday afternoon, August 19. According to the police report, Major Emerson Palomares, 30, was killed by his subordinate Master Sergeant Sanwright ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 20th, 2019

BARMM commemorates deadly 1976 tsunami with multi-hazard simulation drill

KUSIONG, Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao (MindaNews / 19 August) — As the siren sounded at 7 a.m. on Saturday, August 17, exactly 43 years after the 1976 tsunami that left at least 8,000 dead and missing along the Moro Gulf, residents applied what they learned from previous disaster drills: duck, hold and cover. When the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsAug 20th, 2019

The Uncounted Dead of Rodrigo Duterte s Philippine Drug War - The Atlantic

The Uncounted Dead of Duterte's Drug War The Atlantic Huge numbers of deaths have gone uncounted in Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's drug war. What does that mean for due process, and f.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsAug 20th, 2019

Pinagsasaksak ng kawatan: Estudyante patay, lola kritikal

Malabon City – Isang 15-anyos na estudyante ang nasawi habang nasa kritikal naman na kalagayan ang kanyang lola matapos itong pagsasaksakin ng dalawang akyat-bahay kaninang madaling araw. Dead on arrival sa Malabon Ospital sanhi ng tinamong mga saksak sa leeg at katawan si Christian Andrew Gonzales, habang ginagamot naman sa Chinese General Hospital si Elizabeth Gonzales, 58. Nakapiit naman ngayon sa detention […] The post Pinagsasaksak ng kawatan: Estudyante patay, lola kritikal appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsAug 19th, 2019