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Doctor ready to face rap over Dengvaxia scandal

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Sat, 22 Feb 2020 11:46:50 +0000

A doctor indicted by the Department of Justice (DoJ) over his involvement in the distribution of the Dengvaxia vaccine is optimistic that the case will be dismissed due to lack of sufficient evidence. “Alam ko kung ano ang totoo kaya hindi ako natatakot at buong tapang ko itong haharapin (I know the truth that’s why I am not […]

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Repatriation of Filipinos on virus-hit ship reset to ‘early next week’ — DoH

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Sat, 22 Feb 2020 07:00:22 +0000

THE arrival on Sunday of almost 500 Filipinos aboard the coronavirus-hit M/V Diamond Princess Cruise Ship was reset to “early next week”, the Department of Health (DoH) announced on Saturday. In a statement, DoH said the Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Disease (IATF-EID) “unanimously resolved” to “allow Japanese health authorities to complete the laboratory […]

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Persons under investigation for nCoV up to 382 — DoH

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Tue, 11 Feb 2020 08:30:18 +0000

THE number of patients under investigation (PUI) for the 2019 novel coronavirus acute respiratory disease (2019-nCoV ARD) in the country jumped to 382 Tuesday from 314 a day earlier. According to the Department of Health’s (DoH) situation report posted on its website, the confirmed cases remained at three with 2 fatalities. It added that 266 […]

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DoH: Repatriated OFWs to be quarantined at Fort Magsaysay 

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Wed, 05 Feb 2020 08:19:52 +0000

OVERSEAS Filipinos to be repatriated from Hubei, China will be quarantined at Fort Magsaysay in Nueva Ecija, the Department of Health (DoH) said on Wednesday. “They will be on quarantine. Because they are coming from the hot zone,” said Health Undersecretary for Public Health Services Team Myrna Cabotaje in a hearing by the House of Representatives’ Committee on Metro Manila Development. The […]

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DoH: Repatriated OFWs be quarantined at Fort Magsaysay 

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Wed, 05 Feb 2020 08:19:52 +0000

OVERSEAS Filipinos to be repatriated from Hubei, China will be quarantined at Fort Magsaysay in Nueva Ecija, the Department of Health (DoH) said on Wednesday. “They will be on quarantine. Because they are coming from the hot zone,” said Health Undersecretary for Public Health Services Team Myrna Cabotaje in a hearing by the House of Representatives’ Committee on Metro Manila Development. The […]

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DoH confirms first NCoV-ARD death

Credit to Author: John Eric Mendoza| Date: Sun, 02 Feb 2020 03:10:47 +0000

HEALTH Secretary Francisco Duque 3rd confirmed on Sunday that a Chinese man died of the Novel Coronavirus Acute Respiratory Disease (2019 NCoV-ARD) on Saturday, the country’s first fatality. “This is the first reported death outside China, but bear in mind that this is not a locally acquired case, but in the epicenter of the disease […]

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DoH probes 11 suspected cases

Credit to Author: Franz Lewin Embudo| Date: Sun, 26 Jan 2020 16:18:00 +0000

As many as 11 persons in the Philippines suspected of being infected with the 2019 novel coronavirus are “under investigation,” Department of Health (DoH) Secretary Francisco Duque 3rd said on Saturday. “As of now, we have 10 to 11 [suspected cases], but this is still for verification. They are what we call ‘persons under investigation’,” […]

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DoH: Boy suspected of SARS-like disease in Cebu tests negative

Credit to Author: Jan Arcilla| Date: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 14:20:07 +0000

A five-year-old boy in Cebu City suspected of being a carrier of the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) tested negative for the disease, the Department of Health (DoH) confirmed on Friday night. “This is indeed very welcome news to ease the Filipinos’ growing concern. I assure everyone that your Department of Health will not stop here […]

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Fewer kids getting polio shots, says DOH

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Sun, 18 Aug 2019 23:23:15 +0000

Health secretary reiterates warning against firecrackers

The Department of Health (DOH) has reminded parents to complete the vaccination of their children, particularly against poliovirus, as the Philippines is in danger of losing its 19-year-old polio-free status due to the recent drop in oral polio vaccine (OPV) coverage. “Complete vaccination is the best preventive measure against polio. All children under 1 year […]

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