Posts Tagged measles outbreak

New York orders mandatory measles vaccinations

Robie de Guzman   •   April 10, 2019

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio declared a public health emergency in parts of Brooklyn in response to a measles outbreak. The declaration will require unvaccinated people living in...

WHO: Measles cases continue to rise in PH

UNTV News   •   February 28, 2019

QUEZON CITY, Philippines – The cases of measles infection in the Philippines still continue to rise, according to figures provided by the World Health Organization (WHO). From January 1 to...

Measles death toll hits 189; over 11,000 infected

admin   •   February 21, 2019

After the Department of Health (DOH) declared a measles outbreak in the National Capital Region (NCR) last February 6, measles cases have continued to surge with 11,459 cases reported as...

DOH records more than 9,000 measles cases; intensifies immunization drive to control effect on tourism, economics

admin   •   February 19, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health has recorded more than 9,000 cases of measles across the country from January 1 to February 18, 2019. The department said this is...

Measles outbreak to persist until June – Health Experts

Marje Pelayo   •   February 13, 2019

Health experts from the Philippine College of Physicians warned that measles outbreak might persist until the month of June.

Mass immunization set across Bulacan amid measles outbreak

Marje Pelayo   •   February 13, 2019

The Bulacan Provincial government together with the Department of Health (DOH) Region 3 will hold a mass immunization amid measles outbreak in the country.

DOH lauds increase in immunization response; measles death hits 70

Marje Pelayo   •   February 11, 2019

Measles cases has hit more than 4,000 in the first week of February, according to DOH.

Duterte orders ‘vigorous’ immunization campaign amid measles outbreak

Marje Pelayo   •   February 7, 2019

Apart from Metro Manila, the DOH also declared measles outbreak in Calabarzon region, Central Luzon, and it Western and Central Visayas.

Measles outbreak declared in NCR, 196 confirmed cases

Marje Pelayo   •   February 7, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) on Thursday (February 6) declared an outbreak of measles in the National Capital Region (NCR). This after the number of cases of...

Measles outbreak declared in San Roque, N. Samar

Marje Pelayo   •   August 16, 2018

NORTHERN SAMAR, Philippines – A measles outbreak was recently declared in the municipality of San Roque following the deaths of two minors last week. Department of Health (DOH) regional head...


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