Don’t count the deaths

Ador Vincent Mayol, Norman V. Mendoza 03/23/2018

Media Urged Despite the spate of killings, which have remained unsolved, that happened in Cebu, Police Regional Director, Chief Supt. Robert Quenery insists Cebu and the rest of the region, is still safer today than it was…

31 deaths, none solved

Ador Vincent S. Mayol and Benjie B. Talisic 03/16/2018

METRO CEBU KILLINGS IN ONE MONTH AT least 31 persons were killed by unknown assailants in separate incidents in Metro Cebu in just a month. But not a single case has been resolved yet. Supt. Reymar Tolentin,…

Weekend road deaths: Motorcycle accidents in Carcar, Toledo claim three lives

Rene F. Alima 03/11/2018

Three motorcycle riders were killed in three separate road accidents in southern and western Cebu over the weekend. The first accident killed Rodrigo Misa, 39, of Barangay Perelos, Carcar City in southern Cebu when the motorcycle he…

DOH-7 records five deaths due to rabies

Futch Anthony Inso 03/07/2018

Health authorities voiced alarm yesterday over the deaths of five persons due to rabies in Cebu province since January this year. Dr. Joanri Riveral, rabies program coordinator of the Department of Health regional office (DOH-7), said the…

DOH says deaths not related to anti-dengue vaccine Dengvaxia

Futch Anthony Inso 03/07/2018

Urges parents to complete children’s immunization The Department of Health (DOH)-7 has clarified that of the four deaths recorded so far of children who received Dengvaxia shots in Cebu, not one had been caused by the anti-dengue…

AGATON’S FURY

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/02/2018

Heavy rains triggered floods, landslides in 7 southern towns, 1 city; 2 deaths reported Mary Flor Basadre-Quirante was trembling as she was packing her things inside her devastated house in Barangay Looc, Malabuyoc town, about 137 km…

Violent deaths mar holidays

Futch Anthony Inso, JOSE SANTINO BUNACHITA, Nestle L. Semilla, Norman V. Mendoza 12/26/2017

THE holiday celebration was marred by two violent deaths in separate incidents on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Losindo Valdez, 48, was shot by an unidentified person in Sitio Capaculan, Barangay Tisa at around 3 a.m. on…

TRAGIC DEATHS

Editorial 12/14/2017

Netizens have nothing but sympathy to the families of Louis Mitchell Nayre Ferolin and Alexa Eddy Ceniza Carvajal, the two Cebu Doctors’ University (CDU) nursing graduates who died in a car crash on the day they passed…

Health risks

Editorial 11/16/2017

The deaths of the two infants who were brought to the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC) three days after they were administered vaccines at the Barangay Pajac health center in Lapu-Lapu City last week, however tragic,…

Tobacco- related deaths

Dr. Philip S. Chua 11/06/2017

TODAY, about 1.25 billion people smoke cigarettes, and one billion deaths from tobacco-related illness are expected this century, 10  times more compared to the toll in the 20th century. The deadly habit accounts for one in five (or,…