Fewer dengue cases recorded in Mandaue  

Mary Rose Sagarino 12/24/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—The Mandaue City Health Office has noted lesser cases of dengue in the last quarter of this year. Dr. Dominga Obenza, CHO head, said that they only recorded less than 10 dengue cases in the…

Is it Dengue or COVID-19? Here’s how you can tell

PR 06/11/2021

At the height of the coronavirus pandemic in April 2020, Evelyn suddenly developed fever, cough, a lack of appetite, and intermittent vomiting while quarantined at home. At first, she feared the worst  “Nabalaka jud ko kay basig…

Dengue cases in Cebu City drop significantly – CHD

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The dengue cases in Cebu City have significantly dropped from January to May 2021 as compared to the same period in 2020. The Cebu City Health Department (CHD) revealed that in the first…

DOH: Dengue cases, deaths see ‘sharp decline’ in 2020

Daphne Galvez - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ 09/04/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The number of dengue cases and deaths in the country has significantly decreased in 2020, the Department of Health (DOH) said Friday. Dengue cases recorded from January 1 to August 15 this year dropped…

Cebu City Health dep’t preparing for dengue season

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Health Department is preparing for dengue season as cases of mosquito-borne illness is expected to rise in the months of July and August. Cebu City spokesperson, Rey Gealon, said that…

Lapu-Lapu residents told: Clean surroundings to avoid common diseases

Immae Lachica 06/21/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — As we fight and prevent the spread of COVI-19 the COVID response team of Lapu-Lapu City is also reminding their residents to regularly keep their surroundings clean to avoid the spread of…

More dengue cases than COVID-19 in Cebu province

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia once again called on the public to reconsider their ‘unreasonable fear’ towards the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). And in her regular press conference on Friday, June 12, Garcia said…

DOH on alert for return of dengue during COVID-19 pandemic

Tina G. Santos - Philippine Daily Inquirer 04/27/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines faces a struggle on two health fronts in the coming rainy season, with the return of dengue compounding efforts to drive away the new coronavirus. But the Department of Health (DOH) says…

Rama to CHD and CDRRMO: Make a comprehensive plan to fight polio, dengue

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael Rama is concerned with the recent rise of diseases in the city from the poliovirus presence in the Butuan River to the increase in the fatality rate of…

Dengue cases down but fatality rate up in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Health has recorded two deaths by dengue in January 2020 putting the city under heightened alert for the mosquito-carried virus. City Health Officer Daisy Villa said that the city recorded…

PHO urges public to continue efforts against dengue despite drop in number of cases in Cebu

09/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial Health Office (PHO) is asking the public to continue in its efforts against dengue as it sees a continuous drop in the number of cases of the mosquito-borne illness in…

Dengue cases hit 250,000; more than 1,000 dead

Jovic Yee - Philippine Daily Inquirer 09/11/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Much is still to be desired from the efforts of local governments to stop the dengue epidemic as the number of cases has risen to nearly 250,000 nationwide with more than 1,000 dead, over…

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