The Department of Health (DOH) may have to track down more than 200 passengers of Etihad flight number EY0424 even if a returning male Filipino nurse who earlier tested positive for the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Corona Virus (MERS-CoV) has been cleared.
More than 50 of the world’s and Asia’s top medical experts in the study and treatment of liver cancer are in the country to lecture and share their expertise at the Asian Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver (Hepatocellular Carcinoma Conference) hosted by the Hepatology Society of the Philippines, which opened Thursday in Cebu City.
Assembly member Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) and Oakland-based Ramsell Corporation are hosting a community health fair and forum on Saturday, September 28, offering families, students, adults and seniors free health screenings and information on affordable health insurance.
The repatriation of the remains of a Filipino nurse who died from a deadly SARS-like virus in Saudi Arabia would not pose a health threat to the public, Health Secretary Enrique Ona said on Thursday.
By Dona Z. Pazzibugan
The ingenious ovicidal/larvicidal (OL) trap devised by Filipino scientists has attracted the interest of two other nations fighting the scourge of the mosquito-borne dengue hemorrhagic fever.
By Tarra Quismundo
All Philippine missions overseas are now on alert for the coronavirus, a deadly respiratory disease known to have originated in the Middle East but has spread to parts of Europe.
Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that cause illnesses ranging from the common cold to Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).
By Mila de Guzman
While tuberculosis rates in the United States continue to fall, the disease still disproportionately infects Filipinos in one county in Northern California and possibly in other localities with high concentrations of Filipinos, a recent health survey revealed.
By Philip C. Tubeza
The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday urged countries in the Western Pacific, including the Philippines, to do more in the fight against the spread of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which causes Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), among men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender people.
By Philip C. Tubeza
The rate of people infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which causes Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), has increased by more than 25 percent in the Philippines in the last decade, according to the United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS).