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By Robert On Saturday, February 22nd, 2014
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Philippines: Post-Typhoon Tacloban ripe for infectious disease outbreaks

Health officials in the Eastern Visayas report seeing increased numbers of three infectious diseases in the region of Tacloban, Leyte and other Typhoon Yolanda ravaged areas, according to a Philippine Information More...

By Robert On Tuesday, December 10th, 2013
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Typhoon Yolanda death toll nears 6,000, Justin Bieber visits Tacloban

The death toll from super typhoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan) rose to 5,936 (5,582 from the Eastern Visayas) while the affected persons have reached 12 million, according to the latest numbers from the National More...

By Robert On Saturday, December 7th, 2013
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Philippines death toll due to Typhoon Yolanda now at 5,796, health officials check Leyte’s water systems after outbreak of diarrhea

The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) reported Saturday morning the new “partial official death toll” numbers due to Super-Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda). Leyte, PhilippinesImage/© More...

By Robert On Wednesday, November 27th, 2013
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Philippines: Eastern Visayas death toll at 5,240, businesses and hospitals begin to reopen in Tacloban

The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) confirmed that death toll has reached 5,240 in Eastern Visayas as of Tuesday afternoon, according to the Philippines News Agency Nov. 27. Image/CIA Citing More...

By Robert On Sunday, November 24th, 2013
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Manny Pacquiao dismantles Brandon Rios in Macau as Tacloban fans cheer

Has the Pride of the Philippines lost it? Not at all most boxing experts would say after the pounding Manny Pacquiao gave Brandon Rios last night in Macau, China, which has prompted more chatter about a future fight More...

By Robert On Friday, November 22nd, 2013
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Philippines: Mass vaccination campaign launched in Tacloban, Cebu

In an effort to prevent infectious disease outbreaks among the vulnerable in the hardest hit areas of the Philippines in the wake of Super-Typhoon Haitan (Yolanda), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Philippines More...

By Robert On Wednesday, November 13th, 2013
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Philippines DOH Sec. Ona: ‘Risk for diarrhea, respiratory illnesses, leptospirosis and influenza outbreaks remain high’

In the wake of the destruction from Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan), the Philippines Department of Health (DOH) announced in a press release Nov. 13, the deployment of medical teams, both domestic and international, to More...

By Robert On Tuesday, November 12th, 2013
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Philippines: Medical supplies arriving in Visayas, severe damage to the fisheries and agriculture sectors reported

Relief efforts are on the way in the areas in which Typhoon Yolanda ravaged, places like Tacloban and Cebu, to include food, water and medical supplies. Pray for the PhilippinesImage/Facebook The World Health Organization More...


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