Cebu island has highest number of dengue cases in CV

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The number of dengue cases in Central Visayas continues to rise, the latest data from the regional health office showed. The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) reported that as of August…

CCHD official says it is high time to carefully restudy effectiveness of dengue vaccines

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 07/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Amid the rising number of dengue cases in Cebu, an official of the Cebu City Health Department said it is high time to assess the effectiveness of various dengue vaccines. In an online…

13 of 23 remaining typhoid fever patients in Barili also test positive for dengue

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 07/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Thirteen of the 23 active typhoid fever cases in Barili are also infected with dengue, according to the city’s information office. The local government unit of Barili, Cebu, announced on Thursday morning, July 7,…

Dengue cases in Cebu City still high for June

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The dengue cases in Cebu City are still high even after massive anti-dengue operations in June 2022. The Cebu City Health Department (CHD) revealed that by the end of June, the city recorded…

Dengue, typhoid-stricken residents in Barili get cash aid

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Close to 200 families in Barili whose members were among those afflicted with typhoid and dengue fevers have received cash aid from the national government.  At least 198 families from four barangays in…

Everything you need to know about dengue fever

PR 06/25/2022

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…

No dengue ‘outbreak’ in Cebu City yet

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Health (CHD) does not consider the current dengue situation in the city as an outbreak yet. Doctor Ilya Tac-an of the CHD said that the current spike of dengue cases…

Dengue cases in Lapu-Lapu still rising

Futch Anthony Inso 06/20/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Dengue cases in Lapu-Lapu City have continued to increase. This was confirmed by Dr. Agnes Realiza, head of the City Health Office. She said that, currently, the city had recorded more than 970…

Rama: Prolonged Alert Level 1 will eventually lead to relaxed mask policies

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As Cebu City would remain under Alert Level 1 until the end of the month, Mayor Michael Rama said that mask restrictions would eventually be eased. In a short press conference on June…

Lapu holds dengue caravan to drum up campaign vs disease

Futch Anthony Inso 06/15/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Government holds an ASEAN Dengue Day caravan on Wednesday afternoon, June 15, 2022. The activity aims to instill awareness to Oponganons on how to avoid the disease and the mosquitoes…

Habal-habal drivers donate in LTO-7 bloodletting campaign

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Motorcycle taxi (habal-habal) drivers in Metro Cebu gave back to the community by donating their blood on the World Blood Donors Day, June 14, 2022, at the Land Transportation Office in Central Visayas…

Cebu City takes multi-sectoral approach against dengue

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is going beyond the households in its fight against the deadly dengue disease. Doctor Jeffrey Ibones, the head of the City Health Department (CHD), said they have met with different sectors…

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