394 deaths as leptospirosis cases double to over 2K this year: DOH

MANILA — The Department of Health (DOH) on Wednesday said it has recorded 2,229 leptospirosis cases nationwide with 394 deaths from January to August 4 this year. Health Secretary Francisco…

Leptospirosis cases up 90% in Pangasinan, 21 deaths recorded

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan –The Pangasinan Provincial Health Office (PHO) has recorded 137 cases of leptospirosis in the province from January 1 to August 13 this year, representing a 90 percent increase over…

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…

Leptospirosis cases up 13% in Pangasinan with 10 deaths

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan — The provincial health office has recorded 45 cases of leptospirosis from January 1 to July 2 this year, 13 percent higher than the 40 cases tallied in the…

DOH declares leptospirosis outbreak in NCR

MANILA — Health Secretary Francisco Duque III on Thursday declared outbreaks in certain parts of Metro Manila following the rising number of leptospirosis cases in the last two weeks. An outbreak…

Pangasinan has 12 leptospirosis cases in January

DAGUPAN CITY — At least 12 cases of leptospirosis had been registered in Pangasinan from January 1 to 31 this year, according to the Provincial Health Office (PHO). Dr. Anna…

DOH sees 37% rise in leptospirosis cases

MANILA — The Department of Health (DOH) has recorded 1,194 cases of leptospirosis from Jan. 1 to Sept. 2 this year, 37.7 percent higher than the 867 reported in the same…

Watch out for landslides, leptospirosis: DOH

MANILA –  With Tropical Depression Maring dumping heavy rains in various parts of Luzon on Tuesday, the health department issued twin advisories, cautioning the public against landslides and leptospirosis. “Landslides…

16 Pangasinan towns placed under leptospirosis watchlist

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan — The Provincial Health Office (PHO) has called on residents of Pangasinan to avoid wading in floodwaters this rainy season as it already placed 16 towns under leptospirosis…