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On 6 July 2015, the IHR National Focal Point of the Philippines notified WHO of 1 laboratory-confirmed case of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection. Details of the case The...

The Philippines Department of Health announced the confirmation of an imported Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in a foreign national on July 4 prompting the mobilization of the...

As Typhoon “Mario” (Fung-Wong) barrels toward Taiwan after killing at least 10 and causing the worst flooding in Manila in two years, the Philippines Department of Health (DOH) issued a...

Although dengue fever cases in the Philippines have dropped this year compared to 2014, the mosquito borne virus remains a big public health problem on the archipelago. As of July 19, 2014, the cumulative...

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)...

In a follow up to a report last month, the number of cases of measles reported in the Philippines has jumped to 21,336 confirmed and suspected cases from Jan. 1 to Mar. 20, 2014, according to the latest...