Philippines health officials have reported an increase in dengue fever cases year-to-date in 2018, according to latest Department of Health (DOH)-Epidemiology Bureau data. From the beginning of the year...

The Philippines Department of Health (DOH) reported recently that the suspected measles outbreak in the province of Sarangani affected 84 persons as of November 28, with 18 deaths. Age range of these...

UN and Philippines health officials are advising parents to ensure their children are vaccinated against measles as the number of cases of the viral disease has increased by more than 350 percent in 2018. According...

In a follow-up on the measles outbreak in Zamboanga City, in the southern Philippines, city health officials say the case count is 495 since the beginning of the year. While officials were hoping to lift the...

After reporting a significant decline in malaria cases from 2015 through 2017, Philippine health officials have seen a resurgence in the mosquito-borne parasitic infection in 2018. Through Nov. 16 this...

Duque on vaccines Health Secretary Francisco T. Duque III, during the 19th Philippine National Immunization Conference, stressed to fellow health workers and participants that vaccination has been proven...

The Bacolod City Health Office (CHO) has reported a suspected measles outbreak at the Metro Bacolod District Jail (MBDJ) in Barangay Handumanan this week. More than two dozen male inmates have demonstrated...

Bohol The Department of Health (DOH) 7  in the Central Visayas is reporting 125 percent increase in dengue fever cases in 2018 year to date compared to 2017. 2,057 dengue cases with 37 fatalities were...

Pneumonia is an infection that inflames air sacs in one or both lungs, which may fill with fluid. According to the American Lung Association, anyone can get pneumonia. It’s commonly a complication...

The town of Janiuay, in central Iloilo province in the Visayas, Philippines has reported a huge increase in dengue fever cases in 2018 compared to last year, according to a local media report. The municipality...