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Global warming puts nearly half of species in key places at risk: report

Global warming puts nearly half of species in key places at risk: report

(CNN)- About half of all plants and animals in 35 of the world's most biodiverse places are at risk of extinction due to climate change, a new report claims.

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After Dengvaxia scare, measles cases soar to 598

After Dengvaxia scare, measles cases soar to 598

@maracepeda Published 12:53 PM, April 03, 2018 MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) has recorded 598 cases of measles from January 1 to March 17, a huge spike from the figures in the same period last year. Health Secretary Francisco Duque III confirmed this to Rappler on Tuesday, April 3.

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Dengvaxia fast lanes

Dengvaxia fast lanes

Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News Posted at Apr 03 2018 01:50 PM, Doctors monitor patients at the Valenzuela City Emergency Hospital pediatric ward on Tuesday.

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DOH expands antirabies vaccine program

DOH expands antirabies vaccine program

Philippine Daily Inquirer / 07:02 AM April 04, 2018 The Department of Health (DOH) would expand its antirabies vaccine program to cover more dogs because of the global shortage of antirabies vaccines for humans.

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‘17 deaths among Dengvaxia kids in Central Luzon’

‘17 deaths among Dengvaxia kids in Central Luzon’

Ding Cervantes (The Philippine Star) - April 4, 2018 - 12:00am SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, Philippines — At least 17 of 8,435 children who fell ill after being inoculated with Dengvaxia in Central Luzon have died, according to the Department of Health (DOH).

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PAO eyes criminal raps over Dengvaxia mess

PAO eyes criminal raps over Dengvaxia mess

ABS-CBN News Posted at Apr 04 2018 09:34 AM The Public Attorney's Office (PAO) on Wednesday said it will file 4 criminal complaints against individuals believed to be responsible for deaths being linked to the controversial anti-dengue vaccine Dengvaxia.

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Families of 4 Dengvaxia ‘victims’ sue Garin, 33 others

Families of 4 Dengvaxia ‘victims’ sue Garin, 33 others

06:52 AM April 06, 2018 The families of four children who died after being inoculated with the dengue vaccine Dengvaxia have filed reckless imprudence leading to homicide and other charges against former Health Secretary Janette Garin and 33 other government and drug company officials.The families of Aejay Bautista, 11; Angelica Pestilos, 10; Lenard Baldonado, 10; and Zandro Colite, 11, were represented by Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) chief Persida Acosta when they filed their separate complaints in the Department of Justice on Thursday.

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4 families sue 35 DOH, Sanofi officials over deaths

Edu Punay (The Philippine Star) - April 6, 2018 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — The families of four schoolchildren who died after allegedly receiving the anti-dengue vaccine Dengvaxia yesterday filed criminal charges against 35 health officials and executives of Sanofi Pasteur before the Department of Justice (DOJ).

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Truck hits motorcycle; 2 dead

Raymund Catindig (The Philippine Star) - April 7, 2018 - 12:00am TUGUEGARAO, Cagayan , Philippines — Two persons died and another was seriously injured when a motorcycle collided with a trailer truck in Barangay San Gabriel in this city on Thursday

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DOH says 62 kids may have died after receiving Dengvaxia

DOH says 62 kids may have died after receiving Dengvaxia

By: Julie M. Aurelio - @inquirerdotnet Philippine Daily Inquirer / 09:38 AM April 07, 2018 The Department of Health (DOH) has now recorded 62 deaths of children who received the controversial Dengvaxia vaccine from the government’s immunization program.

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