Posts Tagged measles

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

UNTV News   •   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...

Measles cases skyrocketed to 5,120 in just a year – DOH

Marje Pelayo   •   February 6, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) urges parents to get their children vaccinated as measles cases in the country has skyrocketed by 547% in just one year. Based...

DOH blames Dengvaxia controversy for 300% increase in measles cases in PH

Marje Pelayo   •   November 30, 2018

  MANILA, Philippines – Measles cases in the country have already reached to more than 17,000 from January to November this year. Record shows a staggering increase of 367% as...

DOH to round up communities with low measles immunization

admin   •   April 5, 2018

MANILA, Philippines — Public distrust in the immunization program of the Department of Health (DOH) is one of the reasons Health Secretary Francisco Duque III sees for the outbreak of measles...

WHO warns of soaring rates of measles in Europe

admin   •   February 22, 2018

The World Health Organization (WHO) warns of soaring rates of measles in Europe. The cases increased four-fold, with more than 20,000 people affected and 35 deaths. Fifteen European region countries,...

U.S., Liberia kick off trial of Ebola drug ZMapp

admin   •   March 2, 2015

(Reuters) – U.S. and Liberian researchers have started a clinical trial to test the safety and effectiveness of Mapp Biopharmaceutical Inc’s Ebola drug ZMapp, an experimental treatment that has already...

11 milyong bata, target na mabakunahan kontra tigdas — DOH

admin   •   August 27, 2014

MANILA, Philippines – Magsasagawa ng malawakang vaccination sa buong bansa ang Department of Health (DOH) ngayong Setyembre upang mabigyan ng proteksyon ang nasa 11-milyong mga bata laban sa tigdas, polio...

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