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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

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

CHR urges gov’t execs: Keep Dengvaxia fiasco away from politics

For the best interests of children and their families, the Commission on Human Rights (CHR)has urged government officials to keep the controversial anti-dengue Dengvaxia vaccine awayfrom political noise. The CHRon Fridaysaid that public officials should refrain from causing further public anxietywith "premature statements" that are not backed by scientific evidence. "It is to the best interest of the children and their families that this issue be insulated frompolitical noise that distracts from providing genuine and durable solution to the problem athand," the CHR said in a statement. "This issue deserves the government's utmost attention given that the future of our nation...Keep on reading: CHR urges gov’t execs: Keep Dengvaxia fiasco away from politics.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 26th, 2018

Mayon Volcano eruption, Sanofi on Dengvaxia victims, Poe on LTFRB circular | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: The Mayon Volcano is placed under Alert Level 4  after it spewed a giant ash column past noon.  Sanofi Pasteur vows to shoulder the expenses of dengue victims, should it be scientifically proven that the problems are caused by its dengue vaccine Dengvaxia.  Rappler CEO and Executive Editor Maria Ressa appears before the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2018

DOH to Sanofi: Test all 837,000 vaccinated kids

MANILA, Philippines — While still verifying if Dengvaxia caused the deaths from dengue shock of several children who had been vaccinated with the drug, the D.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 13th, 2018

Philippines exhumes bodies of two children in dengue vaccine probe

A PHILIPPINE government agency on Thursday exhumed the bodies of two children whose parents suspect they died of dengue after receiving a new vaccine against the disease, although its maker said it was not known to have caused any deaths in the country. More than 800,000 Filipino children aged nine or more received Dengvaxia last […] The post Philippines exhumes bodies of two children in dengue vaccine probe appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 12th, 2018

DOH to convene independent expert panel for Dengvaxia review

    The Department of Health (DOH) has announced that it would convene an independent dengue expert panel to review the latest evidence on the controversial Dengvaxia vaccine.   DOH Secretary Francisco Duque III, in a statement on Tuesday, said the latest findings of the World Health Organization (WHO) on the anti-dengue vaccine prompted the review.   The review would cover Sanofi Pasteur's five-year observation period in clinical trials as well as data from the surveillance of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the DOH Epidemiology Bureau, Duque said.   WHO's latest findings confirmed Sanofi Pasteur's statement that Dengvaxia-...Keep on reading: DOH to convene independent expert panel for Dengvaxia review.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 26th, 2017