DOST to public: check website to track dengue-carrier mosquitoes in your area

ZAMBOANGA CITY (Mindanews/13 July) – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is urging the public to use the Dengue Vector Surveillance Website (DVSW) to determine the prevalence of dengue-carrier… »

Decreasing dengue cases noted in Zamboanga City

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews / 10 July) – The City Health Office reported that the number of dengue cases for the first semester of 2014 declined by 408 cases compared to… »

Kidapawan conducts anti-dengue fogging operations in schools  

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews/01 June) – Anti-dengue fogging operations have been conducted in at least five public schools here in preparation for Monday’s school opening. The health office and the city’s 911… »

Anti-malaria nets used for fishing and farming, DOH laments

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 29 April) – A Department of Health official in Region 11 has reported that some of those who received mosquito nets treated with chemicals against malaria… »

Davao City highest in dengue, measles cases in Region 11 – official

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/31 March) – The city has the most number of reported cases of dengue and measles in Region 11 from January to March this year, a health official… »

Davao City tops dengue incidence in Region 11

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/14 March)- This city posted the most number of dengue cases in the Davao Region last year, a Department of Health (DOH) official said. Engr. Antonieta Ebol, DOH… »

R-12 to shift anti-dengue drive to upland areas

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/20 February) — Health personnel in Region 12 will focus their anti-malaria operations within the next 10 months in upland communities in the region where the disease… »

Dengue afflicts Zambo evacuees

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews/04 February) – At least 23 cases of dengue have been recorded so far among evacuees at the Joaquin Enriquez Sports Complex, City Health Officer Dr. Rodelin Agbulos… »

Dengue deaths in Davao soar by 70%

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 20 Jan) – The City Health Office here has recorded a 70-percent increase in deaths due to dengue, even though the number of cases in 2013… »

Dengue cases in Caraga up by 7%

BUTUAN CITY (MindaNews / 8 Jan) – The number of dengue cases in Caraga Region in 2013 increased by seven percent compared to the previous year, prompting the Department of… »

Dengue invades Sarangani

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 5 Aug) – The provincial government of Sarangani has declared a dengue alert in all barangays and households in the province due to the rising… »

Chikungunya in SouthCot now under control

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 1 Aug) – Health authorities in South Cotabato declared as under control on Thursday the recent outbreak of the mosquito-borne chikungunya disease that affected three localities in… »

Higher dengue cases noted in Surigao Norte’s mining towns

SURIGAO CITY (MindaNews/24 July) – Most of the dengue cases this year in Surigao del Norte have been recorded in three mining towns, according to Carmilito C. Mantong, provincial supervising… »

Another Koronadal village in danger of chikungunya

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 22 July) – Health authorities are closely watching another village in nearby Koronadal City due to the emergence of suspected cases of the mosquito-borne chikungunya… »

High incidence of chikungunya disease noted in Koronadal farm village

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews / 18 July) – A farming village here has been placed under a state of calamity due to the increasing cases of suspected chikungunya disease. Cyrus Urbano,… »

Zambo intensifies anti-dengue campaign as death toll hits 22

ZAMBOANGA CITY (Mindanews/11 July) –The local health office continues to intensify its anti-dengue campaign as cases rose in the first half of this year to 1,966, with 22 deaths, an… »

Dengue cases in Surigao City reach record-high

SURIGAO CITY (MindaNews/25 June)  –  The total number of  dengue cases here has reached a record-high of 147 in the first five months this year with two deaths reported compared… »

Bukidnon lists dengue as 2013 top health agenda

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/12 June)— The Bukidnon Provincial Health Office (PHO) considered dengue as a top priority health agenda in 2013, especially because the number of cases is expected to rise… »

Dengue on the rise in Bukidnon; 4 deaths out of 183 cases

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/11 June) – Nine-year-old “BT” should have been enrolled as a Grade 3 pupil in a private school here. But he did not survive a painful ordeal with… »

Dengue cases in NorthCot highest in Kidapawan

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews/08 June) — The city registered the highest number of dengue cases in North Cotabato from January to May this year, a health official said. Dr. Duvia Tabugo,… »

Fogging conducted for Kidapawan village with high dengue cases

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews/2 April)— Health authorities conducted fogging activities Monday at a village in this city with high cases of dengue fever, a health worker said. Luningning Alqueza, midwife of… »

Mosquito-borne ‘chikungunya’ now under control – Sarangani health officials

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 23 Jan) – Health authorities in Sarangani province have declared the recent occurrence of the mosquito-borne chikungunya disease in two of its municipalities as under… »

Zambo health office not recommending use of ‘tawa-tawa’ vs dengue

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews/24 May) – The local health office here still does not recommend the use of tawa-tawa (Euphorbia hirta) despite numerous claims that it can be effective in treating… »

Anti-dengue mosquito nets out soon in South Cotabato

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/15 July) – The Department of Science and Technology will roll out later this month the use of the Mosquito Ovicidal/Larvicidal (OL) trap system in several parts… »

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