By Teddy Cambosa The Department of Agriculture (DA) in the Philippines supports the decision of the national government to declare the country under a state of calamity due to the African swine fever (ASF)...

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte has proposed for the creation of body that would solely focus on the new variant of COVID-19 after its reported emergence in the United Kingdom (UK) and presence in other...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Philippines had eclipsed the 100,000 COVID-19 case mark over the weekend with a bulk of the latest cases reported in the Metro Manila area. In fact, record-high...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Infectious diseases know no personalities, status or other attributes that are sought after by people. No one is immune based on fame and fortune and this includes...

The Philippines reported a 367 percent increase in measles cases last year as vaccination rates plummet throughout the archipelago. Much of the drop in vaccinations are linked to the Dengvaxia scare in...