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WHO: No evidence Dengvaxia caused other illnesses

MANILA, Philippines — For the World Health Organization (WHO), there is no evidence to back claims that the Dengvaxia vaccine has caused other illnesses amon.....»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarJan 17th, 2018

No solid proof yet dengvaxia caused deaths of 39 – DOH chief

There is no evidence yet that would directly link Dengvaxia to the death of 39 individuals who earlier received the vaccine, Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said Monday......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2018

Parents insist before DOJ: Dengvaxia caused our children s deaths

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Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsAug 1st, 2018

Myanmar court rules Reuters reporters can face full trial

YANGON, Myanmar --- A judge in Myanmar ruled Monday that the prosecution of two Reuters journalists charged with illegally possessing official information can go to a full trial. The case of Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo went through several months of hearings to determine if there was enough evidence to support the charges, which the reporters denied. The two had been working on stories about the Rohingya crisis in western Myanmar, where state security forces are accused of carrying out massive human rights abuses that caused about 700,000 of the Muslim ethnic Rohingya to flee across the border to Bangladesh. The charges they are facing carry a punishment of up to 14 years in pri...Keep on reading: Myanmar court rules Reuters reporters can face full trial.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 9th, 2018

PAO answers PNoy, Garin

At least 60 deaths caused by D’vaxia Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) chief Persida Rueda-Acosta yesterday reiterated that the Dengvaxia vaccine caused the death of at least 60 schoolchildren. Acosta issued the statement in response to the claims of former president Benigno Aquino III and former health secretary Janette Garin that….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJun 6th, 2018

PAO chief disputes Noynoy on Dengvaxia

PUBLIC Attorney’s Office (PAO) chief Persida Rueda-Acosta yesterday reiterated that the Dengvaxia vaccine caused the death of at least 60 schoolchildren. Acosta issued the statement in response to the claims of former president Benigno Aquino III and former health secretary Janette Garin that the deaths cannot be attributed to Dengvaxia….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJun 6th, 2018

Dengvaxia fund pressed

THE House of Representatives will immediately transmit to the Senate after Congress’ sine die adjournment this week the proposed P1.161 billion supplemental budget aimed at extending medical assistance to around 900,000 children vaccinated with Dengvaxia even if their illnesses are not related to the vaccine. Davao City Rep. Karlo Alexei….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMay 27th, 2018

Groups file more evidence against Aquino over Dengvaxia controversy

The Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) and the Vanguard of the Philippines Constitution, Inc. (VPCI) submitted to the Department of Justice (DoJ) on Friday, April 20, additional evidences supporting the Dengvaxia case against former President Benigno “Noynoy” Simeon C. Aquino III. The groups, in compliance to the DoJ prosecutors’ Order, also turned in the […] The post Groups file more evidence against Aquino over Dengvaxia controversy appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 20th, 2018

Drilon defends Aquino, others in dissent to Gordon Dengvaxia report

Drilon said that Senate committees did not find scientific evidence to support the conclusion that any of the reported deaths were connected to Dengvaxia......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 19th, 2018

Causa de la causa

Causation is a recurring theme in the events of the week. Senator Richard Gordon, chair of the Senate committee on public accountability a.k.a. Blue Ribbon, demonized former President Benigno C. Aquino III as the cause of all the evil caused in the Department of Health Dengvaxia tragedy......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 13th, 2018

No evidence to pin Dengvaxia mess on Aquino, allies say - Philippine Star

No evidence to pin Dengvaxia mess on Aquino, allies say - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsApr 12th, 2018

Aquino, 2 former Cabinet execs must be prosecuted for Dengvaxia mess—Senate blue ribbon

FORMER president Benigno Aquino 3rd, and some of his Cabinet officials are primary conspirators in the controversial procurement and use of the Dengvaxia vaccine in the country and must be held criminally liable, the Senate Blue Ribbon committee recommended in its report. “Aquino is responsible because he had caused the purchase of Dengvaxia and in [...] The post Aquino, 2 former Cabinet execs must be prosecuted for Dengvaxia mess—Senate blue ribbon appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsApr 11th, 2018

PNP chief clarifies: QC cop died of leptospirosis, not of Dengvaxia

    The Philippine National Police (PNP) disputed on Thursday the report of the Public Attorney's Office (PAO) claiming that a policeman may have died because of the controversial Dengvaxia vaccine. PNP chief Dir. Gen. Ronald dela Rosa belied the PAO report saying that the policeman from Quezon City Police District (QCPD) Station 6 died of leptospirosis and not caused by the Dengvaxia. Dela Rosa said the policeman was not even a recipient or had been given Dengvaxia vaccine. Earlier, PAO forensics chief Erwin Erfe informed the public on social media that the policeman died probably due to Dengvaxia side effects. "Merong silang [PNP Health Service] findings...Keep on reading: PNP chief clarifies: QC cop died of leptospirosis, not of Dengvaxia.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 22nd, 2018

Persistent Persida

IS President Rodrigo Duterte beginning to realize the enormity of the problems caused by the last-minute push of his predecessor to implement a massive immunization campaign against dengue? It would seem that way. In a meeting with select newspaper columnists Tuesday night in Malacañang, Duterte gave a rare public statement on the Dengvaxia controversy that [...] The post Persistent Persida appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMar 15th, 2018

Duque: No solid proof yet of Dengvaxia behind deaths

By Lira Dalangin-Fernandez, Interaksyon THERE IS NO EVIDENCE YET that would directly link Dengvaxia to the death of 39 individuals who earlier received the vaccine, Health Secretary Francisco T. Duque III said Monday. “As of latest count, 39 na ang naitala na pumanaw. Sa kasalukuyan, ito po ay iniimbestigahan. Ang mga ito ay nabakuhanan ng Dengvaxia ngunit […] The post Duque: No solid proof yet of Dengvaxia behind deaths appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2018

DOJ creates panel to handle Dengvaxia case vs ex-President Aquino, others

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has created a panel of investigators that will handle the criminal complaint against former President Benigno Aquino III and 19 others for the reported deaths and serious illnesses of children inoculated with the anti-dengue Dengvaxia vaccine. In Office Order No. 439, Prosecutor General Jorge Catalan Jr. created a panel of prosecutors to handle the complaint filed by the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) and Vanguard of the Philippine Constitution Inc. (VPCI). The panel will be chaired by Senior Assistant State Prosecutor Rossane Balauag. Members of the panel are Senior Assistant State Prosecutor Hazel Decena Valdez and Assistant Stat...Keep on reading: DOJ creates panel to handle Dengvaxia case vs ex-President Aquino, others.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2018

‘Vaccination saves lives’

AMID THE panic and hysteria caused by the Dengvaxia controversy, former Health Secretary Janette Garin reiterated that vaccination saves lives. “Many diseases have been eliminated because of vaccination,” Garin said right after she filed libel cases against her immediate successor, Paulyn Jean Ubial, and three other physicians, at the Iloilo Provincial Prosecutors Office on Feb […] The post ‘Vaccination saves lives’ appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsFeb 23rd, 2018

Dengvaxia, Fear Factor and Political Games

THE DISCOVERY of Dengvaxia's negative effects on some patients afflicted with dengue for the first time worked like a magnet for political gamesmanship. The report on the vaccine caused fear and pa.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2018

Sanofi on PAO’s lawsuit: No evidence of Dengvaxia’s link to deaths

MANILA, Philippines — French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi Pasteur on Tuesday maintained that there is no evidence directly linking Dengvaxia to the deaths of.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 6th, 2018

Is your Dengvaxia-vaccinated child feeling ill? Philhealth covers costs

MANILA, Philippines – Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Francisco Duque reminded people on Monday, February 5, that the government – through Philhealth – covers medical costs for a wide range of illnesses, including dengue. Rappler asked Duque if the DOH will provide free medical services for children ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 6th, 2018

Physicians, scientists dismayed at handling of Dengvaxia fiasco

A group of physicians and scientists has issued a statement expressing dismay at how the controversy surrounding the anti-dengue Dengvaxia vaccine has started to "erode" public confidence in the country's vaccination programs. The statement, which was emailed to media outfits, was signed by 58 doctors, including former Health secretariesEsparanza Cabral and Manuel Dayrit. "The unnecessary fear and panic, largely brought aboutby the imprudent language and unsubstantiated accusations by persons whosequalifications to render any expert opinion on the matter are questionable, atbest, have caused many parents to resist having their children avail of lifesaving vaccines that our gove...Keep on reading: Physicians, scientists dismayed at handling of Dengvaxia fiasco.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 30th, 2018