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Warning raised vs rising temps

Health Secretary Enrique Ona. FILE PHOTO

With temperatures starting to rise, the Department of Health (DOH) has cautioned the public about heat stroke and other diseases commonly acquired during summer.

Posted: March 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

100 athletes, delegates in sports meet fall ill

Some 100 athletes, coaches and officials of the Naga City delegation to Palarong Bicol were stricken by diarrhea days before the start of the games set on Feb. 23-28 at Catanduanes Athletic Complex here.

Posted: February 23rd, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Boil or purify water to avoid diarrhea outbreaks—DoH

Health Secretary Enrique Ona: Generic medicines significantly cheaper.  FILE PHOTO

Purify or boil water, the Department of Health advised Filipinos in flooded areas to avoid outbreaks of diarrhea.

Posted: August 8th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

115 cases of diarrhea hit Badian barangay

AT least 115 cases of diarrhea hit a barangay in Badian town, southern Cebu in the last four days.

Posted: July 10th, 2012 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Dirty water kills 3, downs 139 villagers

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Contaminated water killed three persons and struck ill dozens of other residents of several villages in two provinces where people relied heavily on deep wells for water.

Posted: May 23rd, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

1 child dies in diarrhea-stricken village in Polilio Island


One child was dead in an increasing number of diarrhea cases in two zones in a village in Polilio Island, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management and Council said Monday.

Posted: March 26th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »


Contaminated water drawn from a river caused a diarrhea outbreak in hinterland villages in Salvador town in Lanao del Norte, which has so far
killed seven people, including four infants.

Posted: March 26th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

We’ll be checking Arroyo’s food in light of plot–Topacio


A lawyer of former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo on Saturday said her camp would be checking out the food being served to the Pampanga congresswoman at the St. Luke’s Medical Center as the alleged assassination plot against her may very well involve poisoning her.

Posted: December 4th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

In Pampanga, floods carry diseases, thirst

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO—A sharp increase in the number of diarrhea cases in at least six flooded villages in Masantol, Pampanga, has been contained, the chief of the provincial health office (PHO) said on Tuesday. The 50 cases reported on Friday last week dropped to less than 10 in the villages of Sapang Kawayan, Sagrada [...]

Posted: October 19th, 2011 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

3 kids dead, 200 ill due to diarrhea in Sarangani village


Three children died while about 200 people fell ill due to diarrhea in the village of Tinoto in Maasim, Sarangani, the town’s health office said Tuesday.

Posted: October 18th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

DOH-7 tracing illness source

The Department of Health in Central Visayas is trying to find the source of diarrhea that downed at least 80 dancers from Toledo City, who performed in the Pasigarbo Festival on Monday. Samples of food and water which  the dancers ahd for  breakfast were  sent to the Department of Science and Technology in Central Visayas [...]

Posted: August 17th, 2011 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Diarrhea downs 39 people in Leyte barangay

At least 39 persons in a village of Borongan City were downed by diarrhea that could have been caused by contaminated water since more than a week ago.

Posted: June 22nd, 2011 in CDN - Visayas,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Diarrhea downs 39 in Leyte village


TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte – At least 39 persons in a village of Borongan City were downed by diarrhea that could have been caused by contaminated water since more than a week ago. Borongan City Mayor Fe Abunda said that based on the initial information she received, the diarrhea outbreak was first monitored in Barangay (village) [...]

Posted: June 21st, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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  2. 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  3. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  4. Sandigan junks Marcos family claim to Paoay property
  5. Delfin Lee: Blame Pag-Ibig, not me
  6. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  7. San Juan cops fail to arrest Cedric Lee
  8. Maid confesses in killing of 2 and stabbing of employer in Laguna
  9. More ‘Yolanda’ bodies found
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  2. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  3. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
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  5. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
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  8. Reckless driver endangered lives of Aquino, entourage–report
  9. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  10. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
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  8. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  9. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia
  10. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima


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