Posts Tagged Dengue

Dengue cases in PH surge by 21%

admin   •   October 24, 2018

Dengue cases in the Philippines this year have increased by 21 percent. The Department of Health (DOH) Dengue Surveillance Division said that from January 1 to October 6, over 138,000...

PCMC to public over dengue death: ‘No outbreak’

Marje Pelayo   •   September 24, 2018

QUEZON CITY, Philippines – The administration of the Philippine Children’s Medical Center has allayed public fears over an alleged outbreak of dengue in the facility following the death of a...

Dengue infects over 59,000, kills 69 in Thailand

admin   •   September 20, 2018

Thailand has seen over 59,000 patients infected with dengue fever, 69 of whom died from the disease, according to the figures given by the country’s health department in September. In...

100% increase in Dengue cases alarms Nueva Ecija

Marje Pelayo   •   August 8, 2018

  NUEVA ECIJA, Philippines – A total of 1,538 cases of dengue infection was recorded in Nueva Ecija in the period of January to July of this year. The figure...

DOH warns of upsurge in dengue, leptospirosis infections amid nonstop rains

Marje Pelayo   •   July 19, 2018

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) sees spike in the number of dengue and leptospirosis cases following the series of downpours that caused flooding in some areas.  According...

Leyte town declares state of health emergency due to dengue

Marje Pelayo   •   July 18, 2018

LEYTE Province, Philippines – A total of 40 in 92 barangays in Baybay City in Leyte are now affected with dengue infection. The city has currently recorded three deaths and...

Dengue infections on the rise in Cavite

Marje Pelayo   •   June 27, 2018

  CAVITE, Philippines – Dengue cases in the province of Cavite have increased by 75%, according to the Cavite Provincial Health Office. From over 1,400 cases in the period of...

DOH claims PAO still not cooperating on Dengvaxia controversy

admin   •   April 4, 2018

MANILA, Philippines — The Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) is yet to open its door to the Department of Health (DOH) regarding the Dengvaxia controversy. Although PAO has already expressed willingness to...

Health chief warns hospitals over Dengvaxia case refusal

admin   •   March 15, 2018

MANILA, Philippines — Hospitals will face cancellation of PhilHealth accreditations and licenses if proven to have rejected emergency cases especially those Dengvaxia-related concerns. This is a warning made by Health Secretary...

FDA: Sanofi Pasteur did not disclose negative effects of Dengvaxia if administered prior to dengue infection

admin   •   February 27, 2018

MANILA, Philippines — The Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) said that the French pharmaceutical company, Sanofi Pasteur did not initially disclose the negative effects of Dengvaxia vaccine on people who have...


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