NewsDesk @bactiman63 Health officials in the Philippines reports a 135 percent increase in leptospirosis cases year to date, according to the latest data from the Epidemiology Bureau. From January 1 to...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Last October, the Vaccine Expert Panel (VEP) in the Philippines said the country may experience a measles outbreak in 2023 with the low number of children who received routine immunizations...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Philippines Department of Health reported in their latest EDCS Surveillance Report that the country’s measles tally has reached 100 through February 4. This is a 900 percent...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 In a follow-up report on the measles situation in the Philippines this year to date, the Philippines Department of Health’s Epidemic-prone Disease Case Surveillance (EDCS) reports...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the dengue fever situation in the Philippines, the Department of Health (DOH) reports 64,797 dengue cases from January 1 to June 25, 2022. This is a 90 percent...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The assistant director of the Department of Health in Region 9 (DOH-9) in Zamboanga City warns that the COVID-19 pandemic is causing a mental health crisis in the Philippines. Dr....

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a recent situation update, UN officials report that currently, 11 human cases have been confirmed. The Philippines is affected by both cVDPV1 and cVDPV2. cVDPV...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with the Zamboanga City Health Office say that a one-day polio vaccination campaign is scheduled for October 23 at the health center of Barangay Sta. Maria. Dr....

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Philippines Health Secretary, Francisco Duque III has declared a national dengue epidemic due to continuous increasing number of dengue cases in different regions...

By NewsDesk    @infectiousdiseasenews Officials in the Zamboanga Peninsula are expressing alarm over the increase in dengue fever cases this year in the region. According to DOH-Region 9 director,...