DOH: “62 kids may have died after receiving Dengvaxia”

Inquirer.net 04/07/2018

The Department of Health (DOH) has now recorded 62 deaths of children who received the controversial Dengvaxia vaccine from the government’s immunization program. Health undersecretary Enrique Domingo said they are still collating the medical records of the…

Release of vaccine funds legal–Aquino

Inquirer.net 03/16/2018

The P3.5 billion used to buy supplies of the Dengvaxia dengue vaccine for a mass immunization program was released ahead of the ban on disbursement of public funds during the campaign period for the 2016 national elections,…

Fourth child in Cebu who got Dengvaxia vaccine has died

Futch Anthony Inso 03/05/2018

A 10-year-old girl from San Fernando town, south Cebu, who received a shot of Dengvaxia vaccine last year, has died last Friday, the regional office of the Department of Health (DOH-7) said. It was the fourth reported…

Davide calls on gov’t to monitor vaccine recipients

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/12/2017

CEBU Gov. Hilario Davide III said the government should prioritize its monitoring of the health of those who were administered with the Dengvaxia vaccine along with holding those responsible for botching up the vaccination program. “The important…

PB urged: Compel mayors to give list of dengue vaccine recipients

Morexette B. Erram 12/08/2017

Cebu Provincial Health office chief, Dr. Rene Catan says a resolution by the Provincial Board compelling city and municipal mayors to submit a list of the recipients of the Dengvaxia vaccine, would facilitate the creation of a…

ACCOUNT ALL KIDS WHO GOT VACCINE

Futch Anthony Inso, Morexette Erram 12/07/2017

The city government of Talisay will ask the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) for an accounting of all the children in the city who received the controversial dengue vaccine Dengvaxia after one child who got…

Class suit

Editorial 12/07/2017

We hope that the boy who contracted dengue after being administered the vaccine Dengvaxia will recover from his ailment and that his parents keep a close watch over his health until after his system flushes out the…

The Dengvaxia debacle

STEPHEN CAPILLAS 12/07/2017

One of the key points in the Dengvaxia debacle/fiasco that should be looked into here is that it’s not the vaccine — which is said to have a 90 percent efficacy against dengue that is defective, it’s…

The P3.5 billion botched dengue vaccine

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 12/07/2017

My experience of vaccination is still fresh in my memory even if it happened during my elementary days in Barangay Pomponan Elementary School, a public school in, Baybay City, Leyte. Even today, the injection traces are still…

Palma asks probe on vaccine fiasco

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 12/06/2017

Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma called on the Department of Health (DOH) to monitor and help those who were administered the dengue vaccine Dengvaxia despite not having previously contracted the disease. “That is why we were afraid about…