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The Department of Health gives assurance on close monitoring, testing of travelers symptomatic of Zika virus infection

30 Aug , 2016  

The Department of Health (DOH) assured on Monday that it is doing close monitoring and testing of travelers from endemic countries who are symptomatic or indicating signs of Zika virus infection. The assurance was made as part of DOH’s enhancing of its alertness level as an increase in the number of Zika infection cases in […]


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DOH tells senior citizens to avail of free pneumococcal vaccine

21 May , 2016  

One way for a senior citizen to avoid pneumococcal disease is getting the neccessary vaccination. This is the prime drive of the Department of Health (DOH) by encouraging those with age between 60 and 65 to visit the nearest government health facilities for free pneumococcal vaccine. The call was made by DOH Secretary Janette L. […]

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