Next month, the Department of Health will release the template that will be used for the graphic warning which will be used on cigarette packages.
The World Health Organization is considering the use of experimental treatment to control the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
Disease experts are weighing in new Ebola treatment as second patient receives experimental treatment.
The casualties due to Ebola virus has reached 887 in what is touted as the worst Ebola outbreak.
By Umaru Fofana and Clair MacDougall FREETOWN/MONROVIA Mon Aug 4, 2014 9:51pm EDT (Reuters) – Hundreds of troops deployed in Sierra Leone and Liberia on Monday to quarantine communities hit by the deadly Ebola virus, as the death toll from the worst-ever outbreak reached 887 and three new cases were reported in Nigeria. With healthcare systems in the West Africa nations overrun by the epidemic, the African Development Bank and World Bank said they would […]
The country with the highest hit of Ebola virus cases, Sierra Leone is preparing to contain the said the virus.
By Umaru Fofana FREETOWN Thu Jul 31, 2014 6:45pm EDT (Reuters) – Sierra Leone has declared a state of emergency and called in troops to quarantine Ebola victims, joining neighbouring Liberia in imposing controls as the death toll from the outbreak of the virus hit 729 in West Africa. The World Health Organisation said it would launch a $100 million response plan on Friday during a meeting with the affected nations in Guinea. It is […]
Overseas Filipino workers in Sierra Leone and Liberia are exercising extreme caution as cases of Ebola outbreak continue to increase.
A new strain of malaria, one that is drug-resistant, has been spotted in Southeast Asia, with the Philippines already preparing for said disease. The Department of Health is currently disseminating information about this new malaria strain, further adding the 50% of the provinces are already malaria free.
Due to the Ebola virus threat, the Bureau of Quarantine is closely monitoring the various entry points to the Philippines, asking passengers to submit themselves for voluntary check-ups whenever they feel symptoms which is similar to that of the flu.
(Reuters Health) – People who play video games or watch television to unwind after a hard day may end up feeling worse about themselves, not better, says a new study. Although enjoying something pleasurable can restore “vitality” after a draining bout of demanding work, researchers found that users of entertainment media will get less benefit if they see the activity as procrastination rather than rest. The spent state following a period of self-control to complete […]
The Department of Health revives dengue express lanes in hospitals in response to rising number of recorded dengue cases due to the rainy season.