Measles cases go past 16,000, deaths at 261 — DOH

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Mon, 04 Mar 2019 15:24:50 +0000

Measles cases go past 16,000, deaths at 261 — DOH

The number of measles cases reported nationwide has climbed to 16,349 with 261 people dying after contracting the disease, as of March 2, the Department of Health (DOH) said Monday.

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Measles cases go past 16,000 with 261 deaths — DOH

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Mon, 04 Mar 2019 15:24:50 +0000

Measles cases go past 16,000 with 261 deaths — DOH

The number of measles cases reported nationwide has climbed to 16,349 with 261 people dying after contracting the disease, as of March 2, the Department of Health (DOH) said Monday.

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Garin: Indictment of DOH officials may affect public perception of immunization program

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Fri, 01 Mar 2019 09:52:25 +0000

The DOJ decision to indict executives involved in the Dengvaxia mess may harm the government’s vaccination program.

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Ex-DOH chief: Dengvaxia program only got ‘politicized’ in Philippines

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Fri, 01 Mar 2019 08:44:04 +0000

Former Health Secretary Janette Garin on Friday said the Dengvaxia immunization program was only politicized in the Philippines.

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Duque: There’s no excuse not to have kids vaccinated

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2019 08:27:08 +0000

Health Secretary Francisco Duque III on Thursday said mothers should take advantage of the new law extending maternity leave to have their kids vaccinated.

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DOH: Healthcare act opens new chapter in health system reform

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 15:11:47 +0000

Francisco Duque III

The Department of Health (DOH) welcomed the passage of the Universal Healthcare Act (UHC,) saying that it marked “a new chapter in the reform” of the country’s health system.

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Laguna hospital’s ER temporarily closed due to suspected MERS

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 03:27:16 +0000

The emergency room of a private hospital in Sta. Cruz, Laguna was temporarily shut down on Wednesday morning due to a suspected case of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS).

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DOH fears measles outbreak may hurt PH tourism, migrant workers

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2019 23:21:26 +0000

The Department of Health (DOH) on Tuesday expressed concern that tourism and the deployment of Filipino migrant workers may be adversely affected by the rising cases of measles in the country.

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