By Charlie C. Señase
It was cholera, not diarrhea as earlier reported, that killed on Sunday a male patient, who was among 68 residents admitted at the Cotabato Regional and Medical Center here, following last week’s outbreak in a Maguindanao fishing village that left two people dead and dozens sick.
An outbreak of vomiting and diarrhea has sickened more than 400 vacationers and crew members aboard two Christmas-time cruises in the Caribbean, the CDC said Saturday.
By Aquiles Z. Zonio
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.
By Margie Mason
Ultramodern Hong Kong is tussling with a centuries-old bug long forgotten in many developed countries — an outbreak of drug-resistant scarlet fever that has killed the first children there in a decade. And with it is the rise of a mutated strain that appears to be more contagious. The number of cases has spiked this [...]
Hong Kong Thursday confirmed a five-year-old boy had died from scarlet fever, the second death in the southern Chinese city as dozens of new cases were reported.
HONG KONG—Hong Kong has declared an outbreak of scarlet fever, an illness potentially fatal among children, after hundreds were infected in the teeming city, the government said Tuesday. A seven-year-old girl in the southern Chinese city died late last month while there have been more than 400 cases so far this year, a Center for [...]
By Julie Alipala
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – A new outbreak of diarrhea has stricken 188 people in Isabela City in Basilan from May 1 to 23, the city’s health officer said. Dr. Rafael Cabug said that 164 of those stricken were hospitalized while the rest received treatment as outpatients. It was the second diarrhea outbreak in Isabela City. [...]