Tag Archives: high fever

DOH Warns of Leptospirosis After Tropical Storm Ruby

DOH Warns of Leptospirosis After Tropical Storm Ruby

  MANILA, PHILIPPINES – With the rainy season still lingering into the cold holiday months, expect flooding in low-lying areas of Metro Manila and coastal communities like CAMANAVA (Caloocan, Malabon, ...

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Canada Boosts Restrictions for Travelers from Ebola-Hit Nations

Canada Boosts Restrictions for Travelers from Ebola-Hit Nations

  OTTAWA, November 11, 2014 (AFP) – Canada on Monday ramped up travel restrictions for people returning from Ebola-stricken countries, officials said, and said “high risk” travelers should be closely monitored ...

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Diarrhea in Babies: Factfile II

Diarrhea in Babies: Factfile II

  BABYMINDER – Diarrhea doesn’t just cause discomfort; it may even lead to death in children. Diarrhea is either the increase in frequency of stools or having watery stools. Diarrhea ...

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Different Indications of Cough

Different Indications of Cough

    GROWING KIDS – Coughs are the most common of childhood illnesses. Though coughing sounds awful at times, it is usually not a symptom of a serious condition. Still, ...

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Europe Must Tackle Ebola ‘World’ Threat, Experts

Europe Must Tackle Ebola ‘World’ Threat, Experts

  PARIS, September 25, 2014 (AFP) – Health experts from 16 European countries beseeched their governments Friday to massively scale up manpower and resources to fight west Africa’s Ebola epidemic, ...

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First Domestic Case of Chikungunya in Brazil: Ministry

First Domestic Case of Chikungunya in Brazil: Ministry

  BRASÍLIA, September 17, 2014 (AFP) – Brazil’s authorities on Tuesday reported the first domestically contracted cases of the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus, prompting the government to announce it was stepping ...

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DOH Confirms First Meningococcemia Case in Central Visayas

DOH Confirms First Meningococcemia Case in Central Visayas

  The Department of Health (DOH) has confirmed the first case of meningococcemia in Central Visayas, according to reports from the Philippine Daily Inquirer and Philippine Star. (http://m.inquirer.net/newsinfo/id=632975 and http://www.sunstar.com.ph/cebu/local-news/2014/08/27/resu-7-confirms-) A man, whose identity was withheld ...

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Possible Ebola Patient in Canada Tests Negative

Possible Ebola Patient in Canada Tests Negative

  MONTREAL, August 24, 2014 (AFP) – A patient who recently returned from West Africa suspected of being infected with Ebola was isolated in a Canadian hospital but tested negative ...

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Chikungunya Test Vaccine Shows Promise: Makers

Chikungunya Test Vaccine Shows Promise: Makers

  PARIS, August 14, 2014 (AFP) – A candidate vaccine against the joint disease chikungunya, endemic to Africa and south Asia but moving north- and westward, showed promise by provoking ...

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