By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor Jr. Arthur Defensor Jr., the governor of Iloilo, who was hospitalized over the week for suspected dengue fever has returned to work...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Last weekend, the provincial government of Samar in the Eastern Visayas of the Philippines approved the resolution to put the entire province under a state of calamity...

Last Monday, Philippines Health Secretary Francisco T. Duque III declared a National Dengue Alert as the number continue to rise in many regions of the archipelago. On today’s news brief I look...

In a follow-up on the measles epidemic in the Philippines, health officials are now reporting 11,459 measles cases, including 189 fatalities since the beginning of the year though Feb. 20 , an increase...