Posts Tagged measles

DOH vaccination activity vs measles, rubella, polio extends until March 7

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 4, 2021

MANILA, Philippines—The Department of Health (DOH) has extended the Measles, Rubella, and Oral Polio Vaccine Supplemental Immunization Activity (MR-OPV SIA) until March 7. The health department said this is in...

Manila Health Department finishes over 80% measles vaccination in 9 days

Aileen Cerrudo   •   February 12, 2021

MANILA, Philippines—The Manila Health Department (MHD) successfully finished over 81.6% of the Measles-Rubella Supplemental Immunization Activity in the City of Manila. MHD began the vaccination activity on February 1 and...

Phase 2 of measles, rubella and oral polio vaccination campaign begins Feb.1—DOH

Aileen Cerrudo   •   February 1, 2021

MANILA, Philippines—The phase 2 of the nationwide Measles Rubella and Oral Polio Vaccine Supplemental Immunization Activity (MR-OPV SIA) began on Monday (February 1), according to the Department of Health (DOH)....

DOH warns of possible measles outbreak in 2021

Robie de Guzman   •   October 8, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Amid the fight against the novel coronavirus disease, the Department of Health (DOH) said it is also preparing for a possible measles outbreak next year. According to...

DOH to conduct nationwide anti-measles, polio vaccination starting Oct. 26

Robie de Guzman   •   October 7, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) on Wednesday announced it is set to hold a nationwide supplemental vaccination activity against measles, rubella, and polio starting Oct. 26 amid...

Davao City to roll out measles immunization drive starting Oct. 25

Robie de Guzman   •   September 29, 2020

The government of Davao City on Tuesday said it is planning to conduct a city-wide measles immunization drive from Oct. 25 to November 26. In a statement, the city government...

Global measles cases three times higher than last year – WHO

UNTV News   •   August 29, 2019

The world is backsliding in the fight against measles, which can disable or kill, especially children, with a record number of cases recorded up to August only since 2006 and...

DOH eyes vaccinating 9-M schoolchildren

Robie de Guzman   •   July 3, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) on Wednesday relaunched its school-based immunization program in a bid to have some 9 million children catch up on missed vaccinations this...

Calabarzon has received over 800,000 measles vaccines this year — DOH

Freema Gloria   •   March 14, 2019

The Department of Health has given a total of 862,237 measles vaccines to 862,237 children in Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon (Calabarzon). According to the Regional Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit’s...

Explainer: Low vaccination rates, global outbreaks fuel U.S. measles spread

UNTV News   •   February 18, 2019

(Reuters) – A measles outbreak that has stricken at least 225 people in New York state since October began with a traveler who visited Israel during the Jewish high holidays...


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