DID YOU KNOW: DOH records over 5,000 acute bloody diarrhea cases
According to the Epidemiology Bureau of the Department of Health, a total of 5,728 cases of acute bloody diarrhea were reported nationwide from Jan. 1 to April 28 this year.
This was 18 percent lower compared to the same period in 2017. A total of eight deaths were reported due to acute bloody diarrhea, seven of them in the Central Visayas region. —Marielle Medina
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