anti-dengue vaccine - updates

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The week in photos: February 3-9, 2018

Feb 10, 2018 - 1:44 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

Russian conceptual artist Andrey Kuzkin performs naked and headlong near the Elbphilharmonie concert hall in Hamburg, northern Germany, on February 8, 2018.The performance was part of the series "The Phenomenon of Nature or 99 Landscapes with Trees". / AFP PHOTO / dpa / Daniel Reinhardt / Germany OUT

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Dec 06, 2017 - 12:03 PM

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Philippines 'prepared for worst' in dengue vaccine concerns

Dec 02, 2017 - 6:46 PM

Department of Health spokesman Eric Tayag says the country had already taken precautions against potential mishaps when it became the first country to use the landmark vaccine in 2016

Senate eyes probe into DOH anti-dengue vaccine in January

Dec 02, 2017 - 7:37 AM

Senate blue ribbon committee chair Richard Gordon blames the Aquino administration for administering the vaccine despite warning and lack of clinical studies

Students react as health workers from the DOH inject them with the dengue immunisation at an elementary school in Marikina City on April 4, 2016. File Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Duque hopes Dengvaxia issue won't deter vaccination for other diseases

Dec 01, 2017 - 3:51 PM

'There are countless number of lives that have been saved from vaccine-preventable diseases,' says Health Secretary Francisco Duque III

VACCINE'S IMPORTANCE. A health officer administers a measles shot on a young girl. File photo by Jose Del/Rappler

More than 700,000 Filipino youth got risky dengue vaccine – DOH

Dec 01, 2017 - 2:47 PM

(UPDATED) The Philippine government spent P3.5 billion on the mass immunization program, funded by sin tax revenues

DENGUE PROBLEM. From L to R: DOH Undersecretary Gerardo Bayugo, DOH Secretary Francisco Duque III, and WHO's Dr Rajendra Yadav hold a press conference on December 1. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

DOH suspends dengue vaccination program

Dec 01, 2017 - 11:52 AM

(2nd UPDATE) Health Secretary Francisco Duque III temporarily halts the program after Dengvaxia maker Sanofi Pasteur said its product poses higher risks to people without prior infection

DENGVAXIA. The world's first anti-dengue vaccine is administered to Filipino grade-schoolers under the government's school-based dengue immunization program. File photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Vaccinated Filipino youth now at risk of getting severe dengue

Nov 30, 2017 - 5:02 PM

After Sanofi Pasteur's advisory on Dengvaxia, Dr Anthony Leachon says students who already got their dengue shots from DOH will live with the possibility of getting severe dengue 'for the rest of their lives'

SCHOOL-BASED IMMUNIZATION. A student from Parang Elementary School gets a shot of Dengvaxia, the world's first-ever dengue vaccine. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Dengue vaccine more risky for people without prior infection – Sanofi

Nov 30, 2017 - 11:12 AM

Philippine Health Secretary Francisco Duque III says the 'safety of Filipino children' is the prime consideration as health officials meet on the implications of Sanofi Pasteur's advisory on Dengvaxia

DENGVAXIA. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler