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Control dengue-causing mosquitoes, WHO tells SEA countries

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A key to reducing dengue fever cases is controlling the reproduction of mosquitoes that cause the disease, according to a World Health Organization (WHO) official who participated in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) conference on dengue here last week.

Posted: June 18th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Departing OFWs advised to get anti-polio vaccine

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The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration has issued a medical alert for overseas Filipino workers, urging them strongly to get anti-polio vaccines before leaving for their host countries.

Posted: May 15th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Airport watch up for new flu strain

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Bureau of Quarantine personnel remain on high alert at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) and other airports around the country for the newly discovered avian flu virus strain known as H7N9.

Posted: April 3rd, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

One more dead, three sick with mystery virus—WHO

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Another person has died of a mysterious respiratory virus and three more cases have been discovered in Saudi Arabia and Qatar, the World Health Organisation said Friday.

Posted: November 24th, 2012 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Middle East & Africa | Read More »

UN: Breast-feeding up in PH but more needs to be done

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Here’s good news for advocates of breast-feeding in the country. The breast-feeding rate among mothers in the Philippines has significantly increased, according to three major United Nations agencies.

Posted: August 5th, 2012 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

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