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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Measles cases continue to rise in Eastern Visayas, with 18 deaths

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2019 09:48:40 +0000

Measles cases continue to rise in Easter Visayas, with 18 deaths

Measles cases in Eastern Visayas have continued to balloon as the number of fatalities reached 16.

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DOH wants dengue outbreak declared in 9 Central Visayas towns, cities

Credit to Author: ryanl| Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 03:23:35 +0000

CEBU CITY – The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) has recommended the declaration of a dengue outbreak in at least nine towns and cities in the region because of the number of children sick with the mosquito-transmitted illness.

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DOH wants dengue outbreak declared in 9 Central Visayas towns, cities

Credit to Author: ryanl| Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 03:23:35 +0000

CEBU CITY – The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) has recommended the declaration of a dengue outbreak in at least nine towns and cities in the region because of the number of children sick with the mosquito-transmitted illness.

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PAO team rallies behind chief, says ‘Acosta’s conscience is clear’

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2019 09:42:33 +0000

Lawyers from the Public Attorney’s Office on Wednesday insisted that PAO chief Persida Acosta’s “conscience is clear.”

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DOH: HIV spread slowing down

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2019 20:59:01 +0000

Although there was a record 11,400 new human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) cases in 2018, the number was just slightly higher than 2017’s, suggesting that new infections may be starting to plateau, according to a top health official.

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‘Code white’ alert up in Central Visayas with rise in measles cases

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2019 09:11:09 +0000

The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) has declared a “code white” alert in Region 7 after measles cases went up to 145 with two deaths this year.

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DOH pushes for compulsory vaccine shots; Malacañang shoots it down

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Fri, 08 Feb 2019 21:36:39 +0000

DOH pushes for compulsory vaccine shots; Malacañang shoots it down

The Department of Health (DOH) on Friday pushed for mandatory immunization of children in the wake of a measles outbreak

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