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DOH tells senior citizens to avail of free pneumococcal vaccine

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 […]

World Health Organization declares global emergency over Zika virus

World Health Organization declares global emergency over Zika virus and considers the outbreak in the Americas constitutes public health emergency. The UN health agency declared on Monday in Geneva, Switzerland, a global public health emergency over the Zika virus chiefly affecting Brazil and other countries in the region, the first […]

Pandemic: Zika virus spreading ‘explosively’ in Americas

Zika virus is spreading “explosively” in the Americas, and could spread even further afield amid an “extremely high” level of alarm, said a senior official of the World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday. Margaret Chan, WHO director-general, made the statement while briefing WHO’s board members in Geneva on the Zika […]

Japanese study confirms e-cigarette contains more carcinogens

Are you previously a chain-smoker until e-cigarettes came into the market and immediately switched to it? What a relief, wasn’t it? But hey, now a team of researchers from the Japaneses Health Ministry disclosed that the vapor was found to contain carcinogens like formaldehyde and cetaldehyde. Formaldehyde was verified to […]

WHO, West African leaders launch $100-M response plan VS Ebola

GENEVA — The Director-General of World Health Organization and presidents of west African nations impacted by the Ebola virus disease envisaged to launch a new joint US$ 100 million response plan as part of an intensified international campaign to bring the outbreak under control. “The scale of the Ebola outbreak, […]

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DOH tells senior citizens to avail of free pneumococcal vaccine

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 […]

Japanese study confirms e-cigarette contains more carcinogens

Are you previously a chain-smoker until e-cigarettes came into the market and immediately switched to it? What a relief, wasn’t it? But hey, now a team of researchers from the Japaneses Health Ministry disclosed that the vapor was found to contain carcinogens like formaldehyde and cetaldehyde. Formaldehyde was verified to […]

World Health Organization declares global emergency over Zika virus

World Health Organization declares global emergency over Zika virus and considers the outbreak in the Americas constitutes public health emergency. The UN health agency declared on Monday in Geneva, Switzerland, a global public health emergency over the Zika virus chiefly affecting Brazil and other countries in the region, the first […]

WHO, West African leaders launch $100-M response plan VS Ebola

GENEVA — The Director-General of World Health Organization and presidents of west African nations impacted by the Ebola virus disease envisaged to launch a new joint US$ 100 million response plan as part of an intensified international campaign to bring the outbreak under control. “The scale of the Ebola outbreak, […]

Pandemic: Zika virus spreading ‘explosively’ in Americas

Zika virus is spreading “explosively” in the Americas, and could spread even further afield amid an “extremely high” level of alarm, said a senior official of the World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday. Margaret Chan, WHO director-general, made the statement while briefing WHO’s board members in Geneva on the Zika […]

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Japanese study confirms e-cigarette contains more carcinogens

Are you previously a chain-smoker until e-cigarettes came into the market and immediately switched to it? What a relief, wasn’t it? But hey, now a team of researchers from the Japaneses Health Ministry disclosed that the vapor was found to contain carcinogens like formaldehyde and cetaldehyde. Formaldehyde was verified to […]

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WHO, West African leaders launch $100-M response plan VS Ebola

GENEVA — The Director-General of World Health Organization and presidents of west African nations impacted by the Ebola virus disease envisaged to launch a new joint US$ 100 million response plan as part of an intensified international campaign to bring the outbreak under control. “The scale of the Ebola outbreak, […]

Pandemic: Zika virus spreading ‘explosively’ in Americas

Zika virus is spreading “explosively” in the Americas, and could spread even further afield amid an “extremely high” level of alarm, said a senior official of the World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday. Margaret Chan, WHO director-general, made the statement while briefing WHO’s board members in Geneva on the Zika […]

World Health Organization declares global emergency over Zika virus

World Health Organization declares global emergency over Zika virus and considers the outbreak in the Americas constitutes public health emergency. The UN health agency declared on Monday in Geneva, Switzerland, a global public health emergency over the Zika virus chiefly affecting Brazil and other countries in the region, the first […]

DOH tells senior citizens to avail of free pneumococcal vaccine

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 […]