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The Philippines Department of Health (DOH) on Thursday announced the stepped up measures of strict monitoring in airports and other ports of entry in the country to prevent against the possible spread...

 The Department of Health (DOH) reported a total of 316 leptospirosis cases nationwide from January 1 to July 5, which is 56.71 percent lower compared to the 730 recorded in the same period last year,...

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The high number of measles and dengue fever cases reported in Davao City has prompted health officials to call it “alarming”, according to a Philippines News Agency report Monday. Davao City,...

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A chikungunya outbreak has been reported from two barangays (villages) in Sta. Lucia town in Ilocos Sur province in the northern Philippines, according to a report in the Philippine news source, Tempo...

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I was looking at the Philippines Department of Health (DOH) annual calendar of health events happening in the country. Much to my surprise, since I never heard of it during my three decades in microbiology,...

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The number of measles cases in the Philippines has increased by nearly 7,000 since the last update one month ago. According to data from the World Health Organization Western Pacific Region (WHO-WPR)...

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The Philippines saw 495 new human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) cases in May 2014, according to the Department of Health (DOH) yesterday. This brings the total new HIV cases in the country to 2,320 in 2014,...

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With the reports of an additional 38 typhoid cases today, the outbreak at the Cebu town of Borbon has topped 80, according to the Regional Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (RESU) in Central Visayas. The...

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The number of measles cases in the Philippines continues to rise according to data from the World Health Organization Western Pacific Region (WHO-WPR) and countries like the United States and Australia...

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In light of new polio cases being reported in the Middle East and Africa, the Philippines Department of Health (DOH) is urging Filipinos going abroad to get vaccinated against the crippling virus. According...