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DOH Deploys Teams to Contain Measles Outbreak in E. Visayas

The Department of Health (DOH) in Eastern Visayas reported on Monday that it has already deployed health teams in some areas to help control the spread of measles as the number of cases is expected to rise in the next few weeks. DOH Regional Director Minerva Molon said the disease has already killed 11 children […].....»»

Category: newsSource: metrocebu metrocebuFeb 11th, 2019

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. 28 min. ago

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

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

MEASLES CASES SPIKE: 20 suspected cases daily since outbreak

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo  SINCE the declaration of the nationwide measles outbreak, including Western Visayas last week, the Department of Health-Center for Health Development (DOH-CHD)-6 recorded 359 suspected cases in the region, or almost 20 new measles cases recorded per day. “Out of the 359 suspected cases, ten are confirmed measles cases with 3 deaths from […] The post MEASLES CASES SPIKE: 20 suspected cases daily since outbreak appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2019

Davao City measles cases down; adults to be vaccinated too

DAVAO CITY, Philippines – The city health office here on Friday, February 8, said it had included even adults in its anti-measles vaccination campaign, following the outbreak that hit Luzon and the Visayas. Dr Josephine Villafuerte, Davao city health officer, however clarified that no outbreak had been declared in the city. On ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 8th, 2019

‘Measles rooms’ in WV hospitals pushed

THE Department of Health (DOH)-6 encouraged hospitals in Western Visayas to dedicate isolation rooms for measles patients. A measles outbreak was declared in Western Visayas with 245 confirmed cases out of 1,052 suspected measles infections. The measles isolation rooms are meant to prevent the spread of the highly contagious disease which can be transmitted through contact […] The post ‘Measles rooms’ in WV hospitals pushed appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsFeb 8th, 2019

DOH: Measles outbreak expands to other areas of Luzon, Visayas

MANILA, Philippines (3rd UPDATE) – The Department of Health (DOH) on Thursday, February 7, announced a measles outbreak in other areas in Luzon, Central Visayas, and Eastern Visayas. Health Secretary Francisco Duque III made the announcement in a news briefing as he reiterated his appeal to the public to have children vaccinated ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 7th, 2019

No measles outbreak in W. Visayas – DOH

DESPITE confirmed measles cases in three provinces, the Department of Health (DOH-6) said it is still looking at the parameters before declaring an outbreak in Western Visayas. As of February 2018, the DOH has confirmed eight measles cases in the region – four from Antique, three from Iloilo, and one from Negros Occidental. In 2017, […] The post No measles outbreak in W. Visayas – DOH appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMar 15th, 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.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated News2 hr. 15 min. ago

Cotabato to immunize 6,700 kids vs measles, other diseases

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/18 February) — Health personnel in South Cotabato province are targeting to cover around 6,700 children for its ongoing catch-up immunization activities against measles and two other viral diseases. Dr. Rogelio Aturdido Jr., head of the Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO), said Monday they have deployed health teams in various barangays to […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated News5 hr. 2 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

2018 WVRAA Meet: Iloilo, Negros seen to battle for secondary girls’ volleyball tiara

TEAMS from Iloilo-Central Philippine University (CPU) and Negros Occidental-Bacolod Tay Tung High School (BTTHS) are one of the games to watch in the 2019 Western Visayas Regional Athletic Association (WVRAA) Meet which kicks off today at the Villareal Stadium in Roxas City, Capiz. Defending champ Negros Occidental will try to retain the secondary girls’ volleyball […] The post 2018 WVRAA Meet: Iloilo, Negros seen to battle for secondary girls’ volleyball tiara appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2019

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 16th, 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

Rising measles cases noted in Sarangani

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 14 Feb) – Health personnel in Sarangani Province are closely monitoring several villages in at least two municipalities due to the rising cases of measles since last month. Dr. Arvin Alejandro, Provincial Health Office chief, said they have dispatched teams to treat cases of suspected measles and conduct immunization activities […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2019

Measles outbreak caused by vaccine hesitancy

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

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2019