In a hospital in Manila, Philippines (Photo: AFP)

Philippines reports nearly 209,000 dengue cases, with 882 deaths

 The Philippine Department of Health (DOH) on August 30 announced a report on dengue fever outbreaks in the country, saying that the number of dengue cases since the beginning of 2019 is more than double of the figure recorded in the same period last year.
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Philippines: measles cases sharply increase in Manila

 The Philippine Department of Health has noted a sharp rise of measles cases in Manila, prompting health authorities to declare on February 6 measles outbreak in the Philippine capital.