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Measles cases spike to 4,300

Measles cases spike to 4,300.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource: pep pepFeb 11th, 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

Measles cases spike to 4,300

Measles cases spike to 4,300.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsFeb 11th, 2019

Hontiveros urges PAO’s Acosta to resign amid spike in measles cases

Sen. Risa Hontiveros on Friday called on Public Attorney’s Office Chief Persida Acosta to step down as parts of the country grapple with a measles outbreak......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 8th, 2019

Iloilo City at risk of measles outbreak?

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo ILOILO City could face a measles outbreak due to the spike in cases and low vaccination coverage in the region. Councilor Candice Tupas, committee chair on health, sanitation, and hospital services, posed the scenario in a privilege speech during the regular session of Sangguniang Panlungsod on Oct 16, 2018. Tupas particularly lamented […] The post Iloilo City at risk of measles outbreak? appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsOct 24th, 2018

After Dengvaxia scare, measles cases soar to 598

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) has recorded 598 cases of measles from January 1 to March 17, a huge spike from the figures in the same period last year. Health Secretary Francisco Duque III confirmed this to Rappler on Tuesday, April 3. “We have 598 confirmed ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 3rd, 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. 12 min. ago

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. 25 min. ago

gulftoday.ae - Manila measles death toll soars to 115

MANILA: Measles cases in the Philippines have neared the 7,000 mark with the death toll from the highly contagious disease totalling 115 nationwide, the countrys top health official reported on Saturd.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2019

Measles cases doubled, says Health chief

Measles cases doubled, says Health chief.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2019

US measles cases top 100; big outbreaks reported in Madagascar, Philippines - CIDRAP

US measles cases top 100; big outbreaks reported in Madagascar, Philippines CIDRAP The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said yesterday that since Jan 1 it has received reports of 1.....»»

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

WHO: Measles fight ‘backsliding’

The World Health Organization (WHO) warned Thursday that efforts to halt the spread of measles were “backsliding,” with case numbers worldwide surging around 50 percent last year. Last year, measles cause approximately 136,000 deaths around the world The UN health agency pointed to preliminary data showing that the disturbing trend of resurgent measles cases was […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated 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

WHO warns of backsliding in measles fight as cases soar worldwide

GENEVA, Switzerland – The World Health Organization warned Thursday, February 14, that efforts to halt the spread of measles were "backsliding", with case numbers worldwide surging around 50 percent last year. The UN health agency pointed to preliminary data showing that the disturbing trend of resurgent measles cases was happening at a global level , including in wealthy ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated 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

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

Suspected measles cases increase in S. Cotabato

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/13 February) – Health personnel in South Cotabato have stepped up their monitoring and vaccination activities against measles as suspected cases continued to increase since last month. Dr. Rogelio Aturdido Jr., chief of the Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO), said Wednesday they already recorded at least 39 cases of measles infection from […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated 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