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DoH flags vaccine hesitancy as measles cases rise

THE DEPARTMENT of Health (DoH) on Monday reported an estimated threefold rise in measles cases nationwide, with the death toll now at 70......»»

Category: newsSource: bworldonline bworldonlineFeb 11th, 2019

Vaccine sites in churches, food chains eyed

SAN PEDRO CITY --- The Department of Health (DOH) in Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon (Calabarzon) is putting up measles vaccination stations in churches and fast food restaurants to help stop the spread of the disease, which has killed at least 50 people. This is apart from the government health centers and efforts of health workers, who have been going house to house to offer free immunization since the disease broke out earlier this month. Rising cases of measles Regional health chief Eduardo Janairo on Sunday said the number of infected people continued to rise despite the government's appeal to the public to get immunized. Malacaang said that President Rodr...Keep on reading: Vaccine sites in churches, food chains eyed.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 10th, 2019

DOH blames Persida Acosta for decline in vaccinations and rise of measles cases

Health Secretary Francisco Duque III blamed Public Attorney’s Office Chief Persida Acosta and her “baseless claims and accusations” that led to the decline of parents vaccinating their children. In a statement, Duque said that Acosta’s allegations have resulted in the “decline in vaccine confidence and a rise in cases of Measles and other vaccine preventable diseases.” […] The post DOH blames Persida Acosta for decline in vaccinations and rise of measles cases appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJan 31st, 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.....»»

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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

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

Measles outbreak caused by vaccine hesitancy

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

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 14th, 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

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

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

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:  metrocebuRelated NewsFeb 11th, 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 cases rise in Caraga — DOH

An increase in the number of measles cases has been reported in Caraga since Jan. 1, according to the Department of Health (DOH) regional office......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 9th, 2019

Measles outbreak hits Philippines after vaccine controversy

MANILA: The Philippines is battling a surge in measles cases in the capital Manila as well as elsewhere in the country with dozens dying from a disease which was long under control......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsFeb 9th, 2019

DOH pushes for compulsory vaccine shots; Malacañang shoots it down

  The Department of Health (DOH) on Friday pushed for mandatory immunization of children in the wake of a measles outbreak but a senior Malacaang official said this was not necessary and the proposal could face legal challenge.   Health authorities have given varying figures for the number of measles cases and fatalities, including 60 deaths as of Friday morning at San Lazaro Hospital in Manila.   Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said the government should seriously consider mandatory vaccination of children following the outbreak of measles in the National Capital Region (NCR), Central Luzon, Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon), ...Keep on reading: DOH pushes for compulsory vaccine shots; Malacañang shoots it down.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 8th, 2019

PAO chief Persida Acosta on vaccine scare: Don’t look at me

Public Attorney’s Office chief Persida Rueda-Acosta has denied responsibility for the measles outbreak that health officials attributed to a vaccination scare arising from the PAO’s pursuit of cases involving the controversial Dengvaxia vaccine......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 8th, 2019

Rise in measles cases in Eastern Visayas alarms DOH

TACLOBAN CITY --- The Department of Health in Eastern Visayas (DOH-8) has expressed alarm over the rise in the number of patients afflicted with measles. The department recorded at least eight deaths due to measles just this week. Most of the fatalities were babies aged six months to nine months. Cases of measles in Eastern Visayas from January to Feb. 6 reached 161, said John Paul Roca, DOH-8 information officer. The health department recorded only two measles cases with no death during the same period last year. At least 241 cases of measles with five deaths were reported in the region composed of Biliran, Southern Leyte, Leyte, Samar, Eastern Samar and Northern Samar fo...Keep on reading: Rise in measles cases in Eastern Visayas alarms DOH.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 7th, 2019

DOH declares measles outbreak in Metro Manila, Central Luzon

The Department of Health confirmed that there is a measles outbreak in Metro Manila and Central Luzon following the rise in the number of cases in the previous month......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 6th, 2019

Measles cases rise more than 30% worldwide - UN | The Manila Times Online

GENEVA: Measles cases worldwide jumped more than 30 percent last year compared to 2016, with increases recorded in wealthy European countries like Germany where vaccination coverage has historically b.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsDec 1st, 2018

Measles cases rise 30% worldwide – WHO

GENEVA, Switzerland – Measles cases worldwide jumped more than 30% last year compared to 2016, with increases recorded in wealthy European countries like Germany where vaccination coverage has historically been high, the UN said Thursday, November 29. The World Health Organization said the worrying trend of resurgent measles cases was a near global phenomenon , but the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 30th, 2018

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