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Breakthrough seen in dengue treatment

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A staff from the DOH NCR Center for Health Development does spraying on adult mosquitoes and application of larvicide in stagnant waters in an informal settlers' neighborhood in Barangay Damayan, Quezon City, to prevent the possible spread of dengue in this file photo. The Department of Health has adopted a two-day regimen that combats dengue, a mosquito-borne disease that has claimed the lives of at least 1,680 people in more than 416,000 cases reported in the Philippines over the past three years.  INQUIRER PHOTO/LYN RILLON

The Department of Health (DOH) has adopted a two-day regimen that combats dengue, a mosquito-borne disease that has claimed the lives of at least 1,680 people in more than 416,000 cases reported in the Philippines over the past three years.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

PH adopting US testing, disease control methods on Ebola

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The Philippines has firmed up its defenses against the deadly Ebola virus, adopting the latest testing and infection control protocol from the United States’ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Posted: October 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Did you know: Filipino youth who are HIV-positive

A total of 1,100 Filipino youth aged 15 to 24 years old were recorded as HIV-positive from January to August 2014. In August alone, 146 cases of HIV in the same age bracket were recorded by the Department of Health. Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research

Posted: October 8th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

509 new HIV cases in August, up by 33%; male transmission high – DOH

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The number of cases of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) jumped by 33 percent in August compared to the same period in 2013, the Department of Health (DOH) said on Wednesday.

Posted: October 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Antirabies fight gets results in Quezon towns

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Three towns in the island of Alabat, Quezon province, are to be declared by the Department of Health (DOH) as “rabies-free areas.”

Posted: September 24th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

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