2.4M Filipino children susceptible to measles — DOH

MANILA, Oct 12 (Mabuhay) — The Department of Health (DOH) said that 2.4 million Filipino children are vulnerable to contracting measles, thus the department is targeting to vaccinate them. “Kapag tiningnan po natin iyong ating datos, ang nakalagay po sa amin 2.4 million na...

‘Vaccine hesitancy’ has dropped in Philippines, says Duque

MANILA, Oct 10 (Mabuhay) — The apprehensions of Filipino parents to have their children vaccinated have already died down, Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said Friday. “Kung pagbabatayan natin ang immunization coverage ng polio last year, mukhang ‘yung...

Health Department working with LGUs to contain measles, says Palace

  MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The Department of Health (DOH) has been actively coordinating with local government units to prevent the spread of measles in the country, a Palace official said on Saturday. Deputy Presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte said that children with ages 9...