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Rabies vaccine in short supply—DOH

Posted on Thursday, 7 March 2019 07:41 PM | No Comments
“Kinuskos ko ng bawang [ang sugat] (I just rubbed garlic on her wound),” Rose Ann Condeno said while cradling her daughter in her arms. Her daughter was recently clawed by...

DOH refutes reported rabies infection from eating dog meat

Posted on Thursday, 5 April 2018 11:21 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines —Health Secretary Francisco Duque III has cleared 12 individuals in Zamboanga del Sur of having rabies infection for eating dog meat. According to the Department of Health (DOH) Region IX,...

DOH to intensify anti-rabies campaign

Posted on Tuesday, 3 April 2018 08:49 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — San Lazaro Hospital has recorded 16 cases of rabies infection from January to March of this year. Janette Sarmiento rushed her grandchild to hospital after being scratched by...

Ebola-carrying bats may be heroes as well as villains

Posted on Monday, 3 November 2014 03:25 PM | No Comments
(Reuters) – Bats are living up to their frightening reputation in the world’s worst Ebola outbreak as prime suspects for spreading the deadly virus to humans, but scientists believe they...

DOH, muling nagpa-alala sa pet owners na pabakunahan ang mga alagang hayop vs. rabies

Posted on Thursday, 21 March 2013 03:27 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Nababahala na ang Department of Health (DOH) sa tumataas na kaso ng nakakagat ng hayop sa bansa. Sa pinakahuling tala ng ahensya, umabot sa mahigit 3-libo ang kaso...