The number of dengue fever cases in the Philippines increased by nearly 6000 as the country of some 7000 islands reported 18,790 suspected cases of dengue as of Feb. 20, up from 12,904 suspected cases...

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Between 1 January 2007 and 9 March 2016, a total of 52 countries and territories have reported autochthonous (local) transmission or indication of transmission of Zika virus (41 since 1 January 2015)....

An unidentified American woman has reportedly contracted Zika virus while staying in the Philippines in January, according to local media reports. In a press briefing Sunday, Philippines Health Secretary...

After reporting more than 200,000 dengue fever cases and 600 deaths during 2015, the Philippines has recorded nearly 13,000 cases during the first five weeks of this year, according to the latest data...

Sanofi Pasteur’s first on the market dengue fever vaccine, Dengvaxia, was first approved by the Philippines Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in December, the first country in Asia to do so and...

The “preliminary” final numbers are finally out and the Philippines saw an increase in dengue fever of nearly 65 percent in 2015 compared to the prior year. Through Dec. 31, the archipelago...

Newcastle disease is an infection of domestic poultry and other bird species with virulent Newcastle disease virus (NDV). In the region of Central Luzon, Philippines, the virus is being implicated in the...

The Department of Health (DOH) addresses the public to remember and use ‘4S’ against Zika virus and other mosquito-borne diseases. The 4S means Search & destroy mosquito breeding places, use Self-protection...

Philippines health officials are putting the number stricken from the Pio Del Pilar Elementary School in Makati City with food poisoning late last week at 125, according to as press release Friday. The...

In a follow-up to a report last week, the final tally is in on the number of fireworks injuries and Philippines health officials put it at 929, including 33 amputations. This is a slight increase compared...