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By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014
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Malaysia dengue count continues to climb

The number of dengue fever cases in Malaysia jumped another 4,000 from the June 7 total of 38,000 to hit 42,000 on June 21, according to an AFP report Tuesday. In the same two-week period, seven more fatalities More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, June 14th, 2014
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Philippines dengue fever cases down 50 percent in 2014

Dengue fever is one of the eight pervasive infectious diseases in the Philippines with an annual average of 118,080 reported cases between 2008 to 2012, according to Prof. Donald Shepard of the Brandeis University. Shepard More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
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Philippines reports 15,000 dengue cases in first three months

The number of dengue fever cases reported during the first quarter of 2014 has topped 15,000; however, although this is a large number, this is less than half the number of cases reported on the archipelago the More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, March 26th, 2014
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Philippines reports 11,000 dengue cases through March 1

The number of dengue fever cases reported in the Philippines has decreased by more than half as compared to the same period in 2013, according to the Philippines Department of Health report. Image/CDC From January More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, March 18th, 2014
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Zamboanga reports over 450 dengue cases in first two months

The Zamboanga City Health Office (CHO) has reported 463 dengue fever cases in the first two months of 2014, according to a Zamboanga Today report today. According to official health department data, the city had More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, March 16th, 2014
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Cebu City and Lapu-Lapu City top in dengue fever cases in Central Visayas outbreak

The outbreak of dengue fever in the islands of the Central Visayas is nearly at 700 cases since the beginning of the year, according to a recent Manila Bulletin report. Photo/CDC-James Gathany The Regional Epidemiology More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, December 16th, 2013
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Caraga region of northern Mindanao reports 21 dengue deaths in 2013

The number of dengue fever cases in the northern Mindanao region of Caraga increased by 16 percent in 2013, according to health officials with the Department of Health (DOH)-13. Female Aedes aegypti mosquitoImage/James More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, December 8th, 2013
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A month post-Typhoon Yolanda, DOH warns of possible spikes in dengue fever

It’s been about one month since Super-Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) ripped through the Central Philippines causing massive devastation and loss of life. Photo/CDC-James Gathany Now Philippine health officials are More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, October 8th, 2013
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Jodi Sta. Maria wins battle over dengue, thanks fans for the prayers

After about a week of absence from the popular Philippines TV drama, Be Careful with my Heart, it is reported that the actress that plays Maya dela Rosa, Jodi Sta. Maria is back on the set after being hospitalized More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, September 24th, 2013
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Philippines dengue fever count nears 120,000

Health authorities in the Philippines have reported today that the number of dengue fever cases across the archipelago is closing in on the 120,000 mark, according to a DOH press release today. Photo/CDC-James Gathany According More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, July 6th, 2013
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Philippines: Dengue fever surges in the Visayas

Philippines health officials are reporting a increase in dengue fever throughout the western and eastern parts of the Visayas according to reports. An Iloilo provincial official told AFP Saturday that the mosquito More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, March 21st, 2013
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Manila reports 1,500 dengue cases, down 50 percent from last year

Cases of dengue fever are down so far in Metro Manila this year, in fact since the beginning of 2013, the number of cases are only half of what it was for the same period last year, according to a GMA News report More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, December 23rd, 2012
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Cebu City reports 121 percent increase in dengue fever cases this year

Photo/CDC The number of dengue fever cases have increased dramatically in Cebu City, according to city health officials. The number of cases have increased 121 percent in 2012 as compared to the same period last More...


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