14-day quarantine for Naga mothers, infants discharged from hospitals

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Mothers and infants of Naga City, Cebu, who were recently discharged from hospitals in the cities of Talisay and Cebu, will be staying in an isolation center for 14 days. The Naga City…

DOH says 25 infants nationwide test positive for COVID-19; 6 have died

Cathrine Gonzales - INQUIRER.net 04/30/2020

MANILA, Philippines — A total of 25 infants have contracted the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) of which, six have died, the Department of Health (DOH) said. “Meron na tayong (We have recorded) 25 cases ng (of) infants or…

Infants among new COVID-19 cases in Cebu City

Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/15/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two infants, both nine months old, were among the 22 new cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) logged in Cebu City on Wednesday, April 15, 2020. Based on the data of the Department…

Cebu PHO falls short of polio vaccination target

Rosalie Abatayo 09/23/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — While Cebu province has remained polio-free, the Cebu Provincial Health Office (PHO) is asking parents to have their children vaccinated to avoid the dreaded disease. Dr. Christina Gianggo, PHO chief, said that Cebuanos should…

Health department orders probe

Norman V. Mendoza 11/14/2017

  The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) will investigate the death of two infants, who died three days after they received their immunizations at a health center in Lapu-Lapu City. “We will see if the…

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