8 deaths, 1,636 dengue cases recorded in Negros Oriental: DOH

DUMAGUETE CITY – The Department of Health (DOH) in Negros Oriental has reported that as of the latest count, the number of dengue cases in the province ballooned to 1,636 with…

Dagupan health office urges frequent cleanup drive

DAGUPAN CITY — The City Health Office (CHO) is encouraging barangay officials and all communities to clean up their surroundings to remove the breeding ground of mosquitoes after the recent…

6 die as dengue, leptospirosis cases climb in Cordillera

BAGUIO CITY — Six people succumbed to dengue and leptospirosis in the past seven months in the Cordillera, as cases of the weather-induced virus infections climbed in the highland region amid…

Pangasinan health office steps up dengue watch after floods

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan – The Provincial Health Office (PHO) has intensified its dengue watch to prevent, at the very least, the expected massive spike of the disease, after the province experienced widespread…

Ilocos Norte town in state of calamity due to dengue

LAOAG CITY — Dingras town in Ilocos Norte has been placed under a state of calamity due to the high number of dengue cases already reported since June, the municipal mayor…

Dengue cases up 91% in Pangasinan with 8 deaths

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan – The Pangasinan Provincial Health Office (PHO) recorded 1, 687 dengue cases with eight mortalities in different parts of the province from January 1 to July 2 this year.…

Dengue alert up in Ilocos Norte town village

LAOAG CITY — Local officials and health personnel of the municipality of Solsona are closely monitoring at least 16 children suspected of contracting the dengue virus in the small village…

Dengue cases in Pangasinan up 136%

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan — The Pangasinan Provincial Health Office (PHO) has recorded 1,398 dengue cases in the province from January 1 to June 11 this year, 136 percent higher than the 592…

Pangasinan reports spike in dengue cases

  LINGAYEN, Pangasinan — Dengue continues to wreak havoc in Pangasinan as 730 suspected cases have been registered from January 1 to February 19 this year, the Provincial Health Office (PHO)…

Autopsy conducted on suspected Dengvaxia victim in Nueva Ecija

PALAYAN CITY, Nueva Ecija — The Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) on Wednesday conducted autopsy on the body of a 10-year-old boy who died in August 2016 allegedly due to Dengvaxia vaccine. PAO…

Palace rejects call to stop Dengvaxia autopsies

  MANILA — Malacañang on Monday said it has rejected the call of health experts asking the Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) to stop performing autopsies on children who allegedly died after being…

Dengue info drive intensified in Pangasinan town

  MANGALDAN, Pangasinan — Information drive seeking to motivate the people on the need to have a cleaner environment to prevent dengue is now in full swing in Mangaldan town. Zita…

UP-PGH to present initial report on Dengvaxia-linked deaths Friday

  MANILA – The health department is expecting to receive the preliminary result of the review on the cause of death of 14 recipients of the Dengvaxia vaccine on Friday, an…

Pangasinan dengue cases up 27%

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan — Ten towns in this province have been placed on the watchlist for dengue due to increased number of cases. This was disclosed by Provincial Health Officer Dr.…

Parents of Bataan girl who died of dengue cry for justice

MARIVELES, Bataan – The parents of a 10-year-old girl, who allegedly died of dengue six months after receiving vaccination, cried for justice for what happened to their daughter in the…

Public urged to intensify efforts vs. mosquitoes

  MANILA — The Department of Health (DOH) on Thursday called on the public to intensify their efforts to prevent mosquito-borne diseases, such as Dengue, Chikungunya and Japanese Encephalitis (JE), especially…

3 dead due to dengue in Iloilo City

ILOILO CITY — The Iloilo City Health Office (CHO) is urging the public not to take for granted possible signs of dengue and always immediately seek medical attention. This, as the…

La Union City Health Authorities Launch Dengue Campaign Awareness

  SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union – The City Health Office, in coordination with the regional office of Department of Health and the provincial government, launched an anti-dengue drive as…

Health dept. declares aedes aegypti mosquito as ‘Public Enemy No. 1’

MANILA — The Department of Health (DOH) has declared the aedes aegypti mosquito as its Public Enemy Number 1. This is because the aedes aegypti mosquito brings the triple threat…

GIS-based analysis of dengue cases in Baguio City launched

BAGUIO CITY  – Engineer Nathaniel Vincent Lubrica on Friday said a Geographic Information System (GIS)-based analysis of dengue cases in Baguio City will be utilized from October 2016 to October…