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Farmers told to be wary of leptospirosis

By: Gail T. Momblan WORKING in rice paddies means regular contact with water, thus the Provincial Health Office (PHO) cautioned Ilonggo farmers of the risk of contracting leptospirosis. Leptospirosis is caused by the Leptospira bacteria, which is spread by rats as the main host, said Dr. Maria Socorro Colmenares-Quiñon of the PHO. The bacteria enter humans through open […] The post Farmers told to be wary of leptospirosis appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsNov 1st, 2018Related News

39 leptospirosis deaths in WV

THE Department of Health (DOH-6) in Western Visayas) on Friday reported that from Jan. 1 to Aug. 11 this year, the region has recorded 313 leptospirosis cases with 39 deaths. Dr. Ma. Sophia Pulmones, head of the Local Health Support Division of DOH-6, reminded the public, especially those who have wounds, to avoid wading in […] The post 39 leptospirosis deaths in WV appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsSep 17th, 2018Related News

Leptospirosis kills 9 in Iloilo province

NINE leptospirosis patients, mostly farmers, died in Iloilo province from Jan 1 to Aug 28, 2018, the Iloilo Provincial Health Office (PHO) reported on Friday. Dr. Patricia Grace Trabado, PHO chief, said the nine deaths are part of 88 leptospirosis cases recorded in said period, which is higher 283 percent higher compared to 23 cases […] The post Leptospirosis kills 9 in Iloilo province appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsSep 3rd, 2018Related News

7 dead in 50 leptos cases in Cavite

TRECe Martires City, Cavite — Seven of 50 reported cases of leptospirosis died this month in various disease surveillance units in the province. According to Dr. Nelson Soriano, head of PESU-Provincial Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit, the victims included three patients from Dasmariñas City, two from Cavite City, one from Trece… Source link link: 7 dead in 50 leptos cases in Cavite.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Aug 29th, 2018Related News

7 dead in 50 leptos cases in Cavite

TRECe Martires City, Cavite -- Seven of 50 reported cases of leptospirosis died this month in various disease surveillance units in the province. According to Dr. Nelson Soriano, head of PESU-Provincial Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit, the victims included three patients from Dasmariñas City, two from Cavite City, one from Trece….....»»

Source: Journal JournalCategory: NewsAug 29th, 2018Related News

Duque tells children: Don’t play in floodwater

HEALTH SECRETARY Francisco T. Duque III reminded children not to play and avoid wading in floodwater to prevent contracting leptospirosis. The post Duque tells children: Don’t play in floodwater appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: NewsAug 23rd, 2018Related News

Leptospirosis cases in Metro Manila up

The number of leptospirosis cases in Metro Manila increased by over 300 percent amid monsoon rains that caused flooding, the Department of Health reported yesterday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsAug 22nd, 2018Related News

DOH reports 1,227 leptospirosis cases so far in Metro Manila

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) has recorded 1,227 leptospirosis cases in Metro Manila from January to August 2018.  This is a 358% increase from the 268 recorded cases during the same period in 2017, Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said on Wednesday, August 22.  Nationwide, DOH recorded a 105% increase in cases: 2,229 cases ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsAug 22nd, 2018Related News

QCPD detainee dies of leptospirosis

A detainee of the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) Station 2 died on Sunday from complications brought by leptospirosis. Source link link: QCPD detainee dies of leptospirosis.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Aug 7th, 2018Related News

QCPD detainee dies of leptospirosis

A detainee of the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) Station 2 died on Sunday from complications brought by leptospirosis......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsAug 6th, 2018Related News

DOH conducts advocacy activity for leptospirosis, dengue

MANILA, July 31 --Department of Health Epidemiology Bureau Director Dr. Ferchito Avelino recently conducted a lecture and 'recitation' at the Commonwealth Elementary School in Quezon City to test the.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsJul 31st, 2018Related News

Cleanliness key to leptospirosis prevention

Cleanliness key to leptospirosis prevention.....»»

Source: Bicolstandard BicolstandardCategory: NewsJul 25th, 2018Related News

DOH: 153 leptospirosis deaths from January to June

At least 153 have died nationwide due to leptospirosis from January to June this year, Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Francisco Duque III revealed on Friday. Of this number, 73 were from Metr.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsJul 22nd, 2018Related News

DOH reports 68 leptospirosis deaths

A total of 68 patients out of more than 500 who have acquired leptospirosis have died, data from the Department of Health (DOH) showed Wednesday. Source link link: DOH reports 68 leptospirosis deaths.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Jul 18th, 2018Related News

SONA: Kaso ng leptospirosis sa Metro Manila, tumaas nang 225% kumpara noong nakaraang taon – Manila Video

SONA: Kaso ng leptospirosis sa Metro Manila, tumaas nang 225% kumpara noong nakaraang taon – Manila Video.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Jul 18th, 2018Related News

Leptospirosis is paid for by PhilHealth

Leptospirosis is paid for by PhilHealth.....»»

Source: Bicolstandard BicolstandardCategory: NewsJul 12th, 2018Related News

Leptospirosis outbreaks declared in 10 more barangays

The Department of Health (DOH) yesterday declared an outbreak of leptosprosis cases in 10 more barangays in Metro Manila, bringing to 28 the total number of affected villages to 28......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJul 8th, 2018Related News

DOH declares leptospirosis outbreak in 4 more metro villages

INQUIRER FILE PHOTO Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Francisco Duque III on Saturday announced that four more barangays in Metro Manila had been declared under leptospirosis outbreak. This make.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsJul 7th, 2018Related News

Manila cities declare leptospirosis outbreak

MANILA: The Department of Health declared seven Metro Manila cities under an outbreak of leptospirosis, a dreaded flood-borne disease due to the alarming increase in the number of deaths as well as.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsJul 7th, 2018Related News

A drop enough to contract leptospirosis

Even a small drop of contaminated water to an eye may be enough for a person to catch leptospirosis, Secretary Francisco Duque III of the Department of Health (DOH) warned yesterday. Leptospirosis is a bacterial infection usually transmitted through flood water contaminated with rodent wastes. It can be fatal if not treated. The DoH has […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsJul 7th, 2018Related News