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Gov’t assures public on MERS-CoV: Don’t panic

Department of Health Secretary Enrique Ona, shows how the thermal scanner of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) terminal 3 works by detecting high temperature from a passenger on Wednesday. GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE/PHILIPPINE DAILY INQUIRER

Do not panic and be taken in by rumors about the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Corona Virus, or MERS-CoV.

Posted: April 22nd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Pink eye outbreak shuts schools in American Samoa

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Officials in American Samoa on Friday ordered all public schools in the U.S. island territory closed after nearly 2,300 students and more than 100 teachers contracted pink eye.

Posted: April 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

DOH launches sanitation drive to stop surge of mosquitoes in Metro

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The Department of Health (DOH) has started a massive mosquito elimination campaign, targeting construction areas, diggings, stagnant canals and waterways all over the metropolis following the sudden increase in mosquitos in some parts of Metro Manila.

Posted: March 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Canada has possible Ebola case–health officials

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A man returning to Canada from Liberia is seriously ill in hospital after experiencing symptoms consistent with the Ebola virus that has killed dozens in Guinea, health officials have said.

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

Psoriasis patients decry report on ‘flesh-eating’ illness

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A group of psoriasis patients decried latest news reports maligning the disease as communicable.

Posted: February 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

ABS-CBN anchor on flesh-eating disease report: No intention to sow fear

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ABS-CBN late-night news program “Bandila” broke its silence on Tuesday after its report on a supposed flesh-eating disease in Pangasinan turned out to be a hoax.

Posted: February 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

DOH chief: Don’t panic over ‘flesh-eating disease’

Health Secretary Enrique Ona. FILE PHOTO

Health Secretary Enrique Ona urged the public not to panic over a supposed “flesh-eating” skin disease in Pangasinan.

Posted: February 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

‘Mysterious flesh-eating disease’ in Pangasinan a hoax–health exec

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The so-called “mysterious disease” in Pangasinan that is eating the flesh of its victims is no mystery at all, the provincial health officer said on Tuesday.

Posted: February 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Delhi hospitals overflow with hidden dengue epidemic

An Indian pedestrian protects his face while engulfed in a cloud of pesticide during a dengue prevention spraying in the Old Quarters in New Delhi on October 10, 2013. Nearly 1,400 dengue cases have been reported from the Indian capital and adjoining areas and at least five people have died of dengue in Delhi. AFP

Factory worker Mohammad Awwal is gripped by fever, sweats and the sort of agonising aches that mean his condition is sometimes called “breakbone disease”. It’s an annual plague in India and a hidden epidemic, say experts.

Posted: October 20th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

H1N1 flu outbreak in northern Chile kills 11

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At least 11 people have been killed in an outbreak of H1N1 flu virus in northern Chile, where the rate of infection is more than six times higher than the rest of the country, authorities said Thursday.

Posted: July 5th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Singapore fights back against worsening dengue outbreak

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Singapore is fighting back against a rapidly worsening dengue epidemic by distributing insect repellants to every household and recruiting hundreds of disease control officers, officials said.

Posted: June 12th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Typhoid hits 18 villages in Albay, 66 hospitalized

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At least 66 residents have fallen ill of suspected typhoid fever in 18 villages in the town of Oas in Albay, the Provincial Health Office said Monday.

Posted: June 10th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Crown of thorns outbreak found in Batangas

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A DIVER rises to the surface with a crown of thorns starfish removed from the coral reef in Barangay Pinagkilatan, Batangas City. MARRAH ERIKA LESABA/INQUIRER SOUTHERN LUZON

An outbreak of the poisonous crown of thorn starfish (COTS) has been reported in the sea off a coastal village here, threatening corals in the waters that form part of Isla Verde Passage.

Posted: May 31st, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

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  1. 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  2. Save the queen? Aide takes fall for Enrile, Gigi Reyes
  3. Palace prepared to charge its allies
  4. Senator’s kickback from pork bigger than those of Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – Lacson
  5. Napoles turnaround alarms whistle-blowers
  6. What Went Before: Malacañang allies alleged involvement in pork scam
  7. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  8. Timeline: Napoles tell-all
  9. HK apology: Why Estrada and not Aquino?
  10. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  3. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  4. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  5. Bernice Lee arrested by NBI team
  6. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  7. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  8. Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
  9. Reckless driver endangered lives of Aquino, entourage–report
  10. Lawyer: Napoles ‘will tell all’
  1. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  2. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  3. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  8. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  9. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  10. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano

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