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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 »

Soldier, 2 civilians diagnosed with leprosy in North Cotabato town

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Three persons, including a soldier, had been diagnosed with leprosy in Kabacan, North Cotabato, health officials there confirmed on Tuesday.

Posted: September 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Over 100 ill with suspected cholera in Zamboanga City

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Digital illustration of cholera bacteria. FILE PHOTO

A 7-month-old baby died of dehydration while more than 100 residents of Barangay (village) Limpapa, some 42 kilometers from this city proper, have fallen ill with suspected cholera.

Posted: September 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Japan ready to offer flu drug for Ebola treatment

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Japan said Monday it is ready to provide a Japanese-developed anti-influenza drug as a possible treatment for the rapidly expanding Ebola outbreak.

Posted: August 27th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Japan ready to offer trial Ebola drug

Fact sheets for the Ebola virus are distributed during an awareness campaign in Lagos, Nigeria, Friday, Aug. 15, 2014. AP

Tokyo stands ready to offer an experimental drug developed by a Japanese company to help stem the global tide of the deadly Ebola virus, the top government spokesman said Monday.

Posted: August 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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