NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Department of Health (DOH) 5 Bicol in southern Luzon reported Saturday on seven Japanese encephalitis (JE) cases in the region from January to the end of April. Camarines Sur...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Visayas is one of three island groups in the Philippines, geographically in between Luzon and Mindanao. The Central Visayas consists of four provinces: Cebu, Bohol, Negros Oriental,...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The City Government of Zamboanga (the City Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit) reported 78 new dengue fever cases the week of May 29 to June 4. This brings the cumulative total for...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Philippines health authorities are reporting an 169 percent increase in cases of mosquito-borne chikungunya fever during the first five months of the year, according to Inquirer.net...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Tropical Disease Prevention & Control Unit of the Davao City Health Office (CHO) is closely monitoring signs and symptoms of the chikungunya virus, caused by Aedes mosquitoes,...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Officials with the Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO) report detecting nearly 200 new cases of tuberculosis (TB) in the past several months. Dr. Rogelio Aturdido, Jr., head...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 While the overall dengue fever cases for 2022 are down about six percent, an increase in cases have been reported since late March. According to the Department of Health (DOH), 25,268...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the dengue fever outbreak, which was declared in April, in Zamboanga City, Philippines, the City Health office now reports 1,444 cases were recorded from Jan. 1...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Officials with the Baguio City Epidemiology Surveillance Unit report a near doubling of dengue fever cases in 2022 to date. According to officials, there were 82 dengue cases as...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Philippines Department of Health (DOH), through its Center for Health Development (CHD) in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR), recently detected Omicron-BA.2.12. It is...