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Public Warned vs Chikungunya Virus

Public Warned vs Chikungunya Virus

  CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 28 — City Council committee on health, sanitation and health insurance on August 15 said a mosquito-borne disease called Chikungunya virus is now affecting residents ...

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Historic Dengue Vaccine Programme Launched in Philippines

Historic Dengue Vaccine Programme Launched in Philippines

  Manila, Philippines – The world’s first public dengue vaccination programme was launched in the Philippines as nurses began injecting the first batch of a million children with a French drug ...

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Cuban Woman Has First Known Homegrown Zika Case

Cuban Woman Has First Known Homegrown Zika Case

  Havana, Cuba – A young Havana woman is the first known person to have contracted the Zika virus in Cuba, authorities said. The woman, 21, has been hospitalized though she ...

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DOH Strengthens Monitoring of Zika virus

DOH Strengthens Monitoring of Zika virus

  MANILA, Mar. 16 — The Department of Health (DOH) recently called on all pregnant women to be more careful against mosquito bites especially during daytime. DOH also encourages those ...

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MERS Virus Kills Qatari

MERS Virus Kills Qatari

  Doha, Qatar – A 66-year-old Qatari man has died after contracting the MERS virus, in the first fatal case in the Gulf state for 10 months, health officials announced. The ...

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Zika ‘Link’ to New, Paralysing Disease: Report

Zika ‘Link’ to New, Paralysing Disease: Report

  Paris, France – Suspected of causing brain damage in babies and a rare neurological ailment in adults, the Zika virus was linked by researchers to a third disorder: paralysis-causing myelitis. ...

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