The rise of Dengue: 422 cases in Cebu City for first 5 months of 2022

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Dengue cases increased by tenfold in 2022 compared to 2021 drawing concern from the Cebu City Health Department (CHD). Acting City Health Officer, Doctor Jeffrey Ibones, said that the city recorded a total…

43 dengue cases recorded in Mandaue in 1st quarter of 2022

Mary Rose Sagarino 04/30/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Health Office (CHO) has recorded 43 dengue cases during the first quarter of the year. Percy Mendoza-Pongasi, CHO dengue coordinator said most of the cases involved kids. She added that…

Increase in dengue cases in Central Visayas seen this year

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Local health officials in Central Visayas are bracing for an increase in dengue cases this year. As of March 26, the Department of Health in the region (DOH-7) has already recorded 1,468 cases…

DOH-7 records 89% decrease in dengue cases for 1st half of 2021

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Central Visayas saw a massive drop in the number of dengue cases during the first half of 2021. The Department of Health here (DOH-7) reported 976 dengue cases, of which seven were mortalities,…

Central Visayas has 8.7K dengue cases since January

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — While all eyes are fixed on the current health emergency brought by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), an old health challenge, dengue, has gone off-course as the region saw a continued increase of the…

Bernadas: Cleanliness still the best prevention vs dengue infection

Futch Anthony Inso 07/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The declaration of a national dengue alert is not a cause for alarm. Dr. Jaime Bernadas, director of the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7), said that the alarm was raised to…

12 Cebu areas top CV list with dengue cases, deaths

Carmel Loise Matus 08/19/2016

DOH-7 to roll out dengue rapid test kits to health centers With Cebu City and 11 other cities and towns in Cebu province dubiously contributing to Central Visayas’ ranking as the No. 4 dengue hotspot in the…

Dengue up in Cebu

Victor Anthony V. Silva 04/27/2016

Dengue fever  cases in  Cebu province continue to increase despite the hot weather. From January to March this year, the Provincial Health Office (PHO) recorded 729 cases and 12 deaths attributed to dengue, or  190 percent higher…

Japan sees 1st local dengue case in over 60 years

AP 08/27/2014

TOKYO—Japanese health authorities have reported the first locally transmitted case of dengue fever in the country in more than 60 years. The ministry said the case occurred in Saitama, a prefecture adjacent to Tokyo. Local media reports…

Dengue cases in Central Visayas down

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 05/21/2014

The regional office of the Department of Health (DOH-7) reminded the public to remain vigilant against dengue whenever they stock up on water during  summer. “Even if it’s not the rainy season, people should be careful about…

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