Pertussis Claims Life Of 1-month-old Baby In Negros Occidental

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In Negros Occidental, A Baby Passes Away Due To Pertussis PERTUSSIS – Health authorities reported the death of a 1-month-old male infant from a community in Negros Occidental who was diagnosed with pertussis, commonly referred to as whooping cough. Pertussis, a highly contagious bacterial illness, triggers severe and uncontrollable coughing spells, often followed by a … Read more

Pertussis Vaccines: DOH Expecting Shortage On Whooping Cough Vaccines

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Department of Health (DOH) Anticipates A Shortfall In Pertussis Vaccines PERTUSSIS VACCINES – The Department of Health (DOH) is expecting a shortage in pertussis vaccines. The Department of Health (DOH) anticipates a shortage of pertussis or whooping cough vaccines next month and plans to order additional doses to address the shortfall. Health Secretary Teodoro Herbosa … Read more

Is It Possible To Die From A Broken Heart? Here’s what DOH Says


Can a Broken Heart Be Fatal? BROKEN HEART – Is it possible to die to the effects of a broken heart? Here are insights from the Department of Health. “Heartbreak” is a term often used to describe intense emotional pain or distress that arises from the experience of a deep emotional loss or disappointment, particularly … Read more

DOH Records 75 Cases of Fireworks-Related Injuries

Fireworks-Related Injuries

75 Cases of Fireworks-Related Injuries Were Recorded Ahead of New Year’s Eve, DOH Says MANILA, PHILIPPINES – The Department of Health recorded 75 cases of fireworks-related injuries ahead of New Year’s Eve. On Wednesday (December 27, 2023), the Health Department reported that the injured individuals ranged from six to 55 years old, with the majority … Read more

Ted Herbosa: Who Is Bongbong Marcos’ New DOH Chief?

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Bongbong Marcos Jr. Chose Ted Herbosa As New Department of Health (DOH) Secretary TED HERBOSA – President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. finally chose his DOH secretary almost a year into his term. President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. has selected a Secretary in the Department of Health (DOH) almost a year after taking office. Malacaang stated … Read more

DOH Secretary: Bongbong Marcos Did Not Offer It to Vergeire?

DOH Secretary Not Offered, Dr. Maria Rosario Vergeire

DOH SECRETARY -Department of Health OIC Dr. Maria Rosario Vergeire spoke regarding the top post in the health department. Currently, the top position in the Department of Health (DOH) remains vacant. There were recent appointments that occupy the other positions under it but President Bongbong Marcos has yet to appoint someone to be the DOH … Read more

DOH Says 82 Cases of COVID-19 XBB Omicron Subvariant Recorded in PH

COVID-19 XBB Omicron Subvariant

COVID-19 XBB OMICRON SUBVARIANT – The Department of Health (DOH) confirmed 82 cases of the XBB subvariant of omicron in the Philippines. The Philippines and several countries across the globe remain in the midst of a battle against the COVID-19 pandemic. While the World Health Organization (WHO) said that the end of the pandemic is … Read more

DOH Confirms 190 Cases of COVID-19 XBC Variant in PH, Deaths Recorded

DOH on COVID-19 XBC Variant

COVID-19 XBC VARIANT – The Department of Health (DOH) confirmed 190 cases of the XBC variant of COVID-19 in the Philippines. The World Health Organization (WHO) previously said that the world is in a much better situation now with regards to the COVID-19 pandemic but countries must remain vigilant. While the end of the pandemic … Read more

BREAKING NEWS: DOH Confirms COVID-19 XBB Subvariant in PH

COVID-19 XBB Subvariant

COVID-19 XBB SUBVARIANT – The Department of Health (DOH) confirmed that a case of the said subvariant of COVID-19 was recorded in the Philippines. Amid the improved COVID-19 situation across the globe, the health authorities continue to remind the public that the pandemic is not yet over. The World Health Organization (WHO) eyed to end … Read more