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Philippines declares national alert after 456 die from dengue fever

By Sareena Dayaram/CNN – Health authorities in the Philippines have declared a “national dengue alert” after a spike in cases of the viral disease which has left more than 450 people dead since January. Around 100,000 dengue cases were reported across the Philippines in the first six months of 2019, Read more ».....»»

Category: newsSource:  thepinoyRelated NewsJul 16th, 2019

20 million children not vaccinated in 2018: U.N. warns against stagnation

GENEVA, Switzerland – Almost 20 million children missed out on potentially life-saving vaccinations last year, the UN said Monday, July 15, as surging measles cases highlighted "dangerous" gaps in efforts to shield kids from preventable illness. Last year, 19.4 million children were "not fully vaccinated," the World Health Organization and the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 15th, 2019

DOH declares national dengue alert

RAPID SPIKE IN REGIONAL CASES REPORTED MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) on Monday declared a national dengue alert amid a spike in reported cases of the viral illness caused by female Aedes aegypti mosquitoes in several regions. DOH Secretary Francisco Duque III said from January 1 to June 29, 2019, 106,630 dengue cases have […] The post DOH declares national dengue alert appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 15th, 2019

Dengue death toll in Iloilo climbs to 19

By: Gerome Dalipe THE Iloilo Provincial Health Office has recorded a spike in dengue fever cases in the past few weeks, with the death toll already climbing to 19 by June 26, 2019. Due to the rising fatalities, Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. wants the latest data on dengue cases from the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction […] The post Dengue death toll in Iloilo climbs to 19 appeared first on Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJun 27th, 2019

Island barangay under state of calamity due to dengue

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo AN ISLAND barangay in Carles, Iloilo was placed under a state of calamity because of the spike in the number of dengue cases. Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (MDRRMO) officer Julieto Manggasang said increasing dengue cases was monitored in Barangay San Fernando, Carles, Iloilo shortly after elections. “It started […] The post Island barangay under state of calamity due to dengue appeared first on Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2019

CDC: US Reports Most Measles Cases in 25 Years

Government health officials say there have been 971 cases of measles in the United States so far this year, the most cases since 1994, when there were 963 cases for the entire year.The Cente.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsMay 31st, 2019

CDC: US Reports Most Measles Cases in 25 Years

Government health officials say there have been 971 cases of measles in the United States so far this year, the most cases since 1994, when there were 963 cases for the entire year.The Cente.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMay 31st, 2019

As cases spike, dengue kills six in Capiz

ROXAS CITY, Capiz – Six persons in Capiz succumbed to dengue as the number of victims escalates. Based on the data from the Department of Health (DOH)-Capiz, 864 dengue cases were recorded in the province from January 1 to May 4, 2019. The number is 602 percent higher to 123 cases in the same period […] The post As cases spike, dengue kills six in Capiz appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 22nd, 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

Measles, dengue cases up in CAR

The number of measles and dengue cases in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) has increased......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 5th, 2019

Measles Cases in Cordillera Going Down: DOH

An official of the Department of Health (DOH) in Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) on Wednesday said there is a gradual decrease in measles cases for the past few weeks in the region. “Although measles cases this year increased more than last year, yet basing on our epidemic threshold, we can see a gradual decrease of […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMay 2nd, 2019

Measles cases going down& mdash;DOH

Measles cases going down& mdash;DOH.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 1st, 2019

Measles cases nationwide exceed 30,000

Measles cases nationwide rose to over 30,000 in the first quarter of the year, the Department of Health (DOH) reported yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 28th, 2019

Japan records huge spike in syphilis cases

Japan has a rapidly increasingly number of syphilis patients, including among young women, prompting the health ministry to launch a special research team to find out ways to stop the spread of the sexually transmitted infection......»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsJan 9th, 2017

120 Chinese workers among 400 dengue cases in Mariveles coal plant

BATAAN, Philippines – Around 120 Chinese workers are included in the list of some 400 dengue cases among employees of a coal-fired power plant in Mariveles town here, said the provincial health office. Provincial board member Dr Godofredo Galicia discussed the report during a regular session of the Sangguniang ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News1 min. ago

Cops disperse Pepmaco strike, arrest workers

The arrested workers are currently detained in the Calamba City Jail. As of press time, there are yet no details on the cases filed against them. The post Cops disperse Pepmaco strike, arrest workers appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated News10 hr. 27 min. ago

DA probes suspected African swine fever cases in PH

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Agriculture (DA) sent tissue samples of pigs to laboratories abroad for testing, as a substantial number of hogs have died in recent days. In a press briefing on Monday, August 19, Agriculture Secretary William Dar confirmed that there have been reports ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News12 hr. 14 min. ago

Sarangani remains alert vs dengue as cases drop

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/19 August) – Health personnel in Sarangani province remained alert against the deadly dengue fever even as the reported cases in the area have started to decrease these past weeks. Dr. Arvin Alejandro, Provincial Health Office (PHO) chief, said there have been fewer cases of dengue infection recorded this month in the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated News15 hr. 47 min. ago

Cops with administrative cases mostly patrolmen

Around 78 percent of policemen facing administrative charges are patrolmen, the chief of the Philippine National Police Internal Affairs Service (PNP-IAS) said over the weekend......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 19th, 2019