Negros Oriental Province: Stop sharing unverified claims on meningococcemia case

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Negros Oriental Provincial Government has urged netizens not to spread unverified claims that a patient was admitted in a hospital in Dumaguete City allegedly due to meningococcemia. In a post on their…

PHO: Cebu remains free of meningococcimea

Rosalie Abatayo 10/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu province is still free of meningococcemia cases, said Provincial Health Office (PHO) chief Dr. Christina Gianggo. Gianggo made this assurance after the result of the blood test on the suspected meningococcemia case turned…

Parents seek probe on Bohol hospitals for death of child

Carmel Loise Matus 04/07/2016

THE parents of a 7-year-old girl who died of suspected meningococcemia is asking the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH 7) to conduct an impartial investigation on the alleged neglect and “improper” handling by medical personnel…

Suspected meningo death in Medellin probed

Melissa Q. Cabahug 02/01/2015

The Regional Epidemiology Surveillance Unit (Resu-7) of the Department of Health is looking into the death of a 1-year-old girl in Medellin town, northern Cebu who reportedly died of meningococcemia on January 22. There is, however, no…

Family, contacts of meningo victim test negative for symptoms

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 09/02/2014

HEALTH officials said all relatives and co-workers who were in contact with the 50-year-old man from Danao city who died of meningococcemia were cleared after showing no symptoms of the disesase. Reynan Cimafranca, chief of the Regional…

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