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    Pangasinan dengue cases up by 300%
    by: Leonardo Micua - Philippine News Agency | 10/02/2018

    LINGAYEN, Pangasinan — The Provincial Health Office (PHO) has confirmed that the number of dengue cases in Pangasinan increased by 300 percent from January 1 to February 5 this year compared to the number of cases reported for the same period in 2017.

    Dr. Anna Ma. Teresa de Guzman, provincial health officer, revealed that for the first 36 days of 2018, her office already registered 534 cases of dengue with two deaths, adding that at least 200 of these cases were registered only last week.

    She added that for the same period last year, PHO registered only 140 dengue cases.

    Among the areas placed under tight watch by PHO for their high incidence of dengue are Urdaneta City which registered 82; Binmaley, 40; Sta. Barbara, 37; Lingayen, 30; Binalonan, 26; Pozorrubio, 24; Mangaldan, 29; Asingan, 22; and Bayambang, 20...

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    DOH reports 11,000 new dengue cases
    Philippine Daily Inquirer / 07:50 AM March 02, 2018

    Amid the controversy surrounding the dengue vaccine Dengvaxia, the Department of Health (DOH) on Thursday disclosed that about 11,000 dengue cases had been reported in the first six weeks of the year.

    According to the DOH Dengue Disease Surveillance Report, a total of 10,980 dengue cases were reported from Jan. 1 to Feb. 10.

    A total of 51 deaths had also been recorded for 2018, the DOH report added.

    But the number of dengue cases was 41.38 percent lower than the 18,731 cases reported within the same period last year, the report said...


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      Dengue cases almost double in 2018 first quarter
      Thursday, March 15, 2018
      By Jonathan Llanes

      THE Department of Health in the Cordillera region reported a 75-percent increase in dengue cases in the first quarter of this year. DOH Regional Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit Nurse 5 Jeannie Anne Austria said they documented 582 cases this quarter compared to 332 cases in the same period in 2017...

      ...Kalinga had the highest number of cases with 178, followed by Benguet with 130, Baguio City with 71, Apayao with 59, Abra with 43, Ifugao with 16, and Mountain Province with 10.


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        Dengue cases down by 32% in Jan-Feb 2018
        By Leilani Junio, Philippine News Agency on March 16, 2018

        MANILA –The Department of Health (DOH) has reported that the number of dengue cases decreased in the first eight weeks of 2018 compared to the same period last year.

        “The dengue incidence has in fact gone down,” DOH Secretary Francisco Duque III said when reporters asked about the current number of dengue cases in the country...

        ...Based on the DOH’s Dengue Disease Surveillance Report for the period of January 1 to February 24, there have been 15,599 dengue cases recorded.

        “This is 32.56% lower compared to the same time period last year’s (23,131) cases,” the report said.

        The report also said that there were 74 CFR (0.47%) reported for the same period.

        The report also indicated that the current CFR was lower compared to the same period last year which were recorded at 140 deaths or 0.61%...


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          Dengue outbreak hits 9 Cavite towns, cities
          Health execs say 5 fatalities didn’t get Dengvaxia shots; cases up by 64 percent
          By: Maricar Cinco - Correspondent
          Philippine Daily Inquirer / 06:10 AM March 16, 2018

          The Cavite provincial health office has declared an outbreak of dengue in seven towns and two cities following an increase in the number of cases of the mosquito-borne disease during the first quarter of this year.

          Dr. Nelson Soriano, provincial epidemiologist, said health workers recorded 1,499 dengue cases between Jan. 1 and March 11, representing an increase of 64 percent from the 914 cases recorded during the same period last year.

          This number, he said, exceeded what medical experts called “alert threshold,” computed against the population and based on the lowest number of dengue occurrence recorded over nine years, prompting health officials to declare an outbreak...


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            CAR dengue cases increase by 75%
            By GABY B. KEITH on March 18, 2018 Regions

            BAGUIO CITY: Health authorities in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) reported a 75 percent increase in dengue fever cases for the first nine weeks of the year compared to the same period last year.

            Geeny Anne Austria, a nurse at the Department of Health-CAR’s regional epidemiology and surveillance unit, said there were 582 dengue fever cases recorded by the different health facilities in the region compared to last year’s 332 reported cases.

            Kalinga had 178 cases, Benguet with 130, Baguio City—71, Apayao—59, Abra—43, Ifugao—16, Mountain Province—10 and non-CAR provinces —75.

            Austria said there were two dengue-related deaths in the region this year—one from CAR and one from non-CAR provinces...


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              Dengue cases in Negros Occidental up by 17%
              Monday, March 26, 2018
              By Teresa D. Ellera

              DENGUE cases in Negros Occidental have increased by 17 percent from January to this month this year compared to the same period last year. Based on the data of the Provincial Health Office, 650 cases were reported this year while 554 was recorded in the same period last year. The number of deaths remained three this year. Those are from Bago City, E.B. Magalona, and Cadiz City. The areas having the most number of cases this year are the cities of Sagay, Bago, Victorias, and Silay...


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                Dengue cases up 182% in Pangasinan
                Tuesday, April 10, 2018

                THE Pangasinan Provincial Health Office (PHO) has urged Pangasinenses to take precautionary measures against dengue virus, as it recorded high number of dengue cases in the first quarter of this year.

                Dr. Anna Theresa De Guzman, provincial health officer, in an interview said the PHO recorded 982 dengue cases from January 1 to April 2 this year, 182 percent higher from the 348 cases during the same period last year. She said the PHO already noted four mortality cases in 2018 from three mortality cases last year...