diarrhea - updates

Rappler's latest stories on diarrhea


Diarrhea outbreak hits Balabac town in southern Palawan

Feb 16, 2018 - 5:11 PM

Dr. Mary Ann Navarro says the outbreak is due to the presence of E.coli or Escherichia coli bacteria from human and animal waste in the town’s water table

France to probe Lactalis baby milk salmonella scare

Dec 27, 2017 - 9:16 AM

The product withdrawals affects consumers in countries as far afield as China, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Britain and Sudan, underlining the company's global reach and the difficulty in tracing all the potentially at-risk powder

PRODUCT RECALL. The French government issued an international alert warning that batches of the Lactalis infant formula could be contaminated with Salmonella. AFP PHOTO

2 inmates die as diarrhea hits Bilibid

Jun 01, 2017 - 5:53 PM

The diarrhea cases stem from suspected food poisoning that hits Bilibid over the weekend

File photo of the New Bilibid Prison

Fatalities in Samar due to diarrhea outbreak rise to 33

Jun 11, 2016 - 9:15 PM

A diarrhea outbreak has been declared in 3 areas in the province while cases are being closely monitored in 5 other towns

Diarrhea outbreak in Eastern Visayas kills 13

Jun 03, 2016 - 6:18 PM

A health official says only few in the region have access to clean water leaving the majority vulnerable to waterborne diseases by simply drinking water

Yolanda a year after: No major disease outbreaks recorded

Oct 29, 2014 - 9:22 PM

That really is quite remarkable A typhoon of this level of devastation you would expect to see disease outbreaks says WHO s Julie Hall Still she warns that communities in affected areas remain vulnerable

NO MAJOR OUTBREAKS. Spanish medical volunteer Manuel Pardo Rius (R), 33, and Pablo Carreno Tormo (L), 34, administer a measles vaccine to a young typhoon victim during the WHO-UNICEF vaccination program inside the damaged San Antonio church in the super typhoon devastated town of Basey, Samar province, Philippines, Nov 28, 2013. File photo by Dennis M. Sabangan/EPA

Danger in the floating villages of Cambodia

Aug 15, 2014 - 10:44 AM

In Cambodia s floating villages there s water everywhere but hardly a drop to drink

MARKETPLACE. Vendors of a floating shop row across the floating village of Pursat. All photos by Tep Chansophea/ Rappler

Aid workers: Liberians dying of ignorance over Ebola

Aug 02, 2014 - 8:25 PM

More than 300 Liberians have been infected by the tropical virus which has been raging in west Africa s forests since the start of the year

EBOLA VIRUS. A photograph made available 27 July 2014 shows Liberian health workers in protective gear on the way to bury a woman who died of the Ebola virus from the isolation unit in Foya, Lofa County, Liberia, 02 July 2014. Ahmed Jallanzo/EPA

DOH: 6 co-passengers of OFW not yet tested for MERS

Apr 22, 2014 - 3:32 PM

5th UPDATE Health Secretary Ona renews calls for the remaining passengers of Etihad Airways flight EY 0424 last April 15 to submit themselves to free nose throat swab test

[INFOGRAPHIC] Top killers: Diseases threatening undernourished children

Apr 18, 2014 - 3:45 PM

Undernourished children are at risk of dying from preventable diseases; they die because they are poor according to the Unicef

Malnutrition, the Pied Piper and the lost children

Mar 31, 2014 - 11:18 PM

World Vision encourages those who have the means to take many small steps to save more children s lives

PIED PIPER OF DISEASES. The world is losing millions of children worldwide to malnutrition and preventable diseases. Screengrab from World Vision's short animation "The Pied Piper: A modern fairy tale"

Mental health, infections main concerns in Tacloban City

Nov 13, 2013 - 5:16 PM

Government and volunteer doctors have started getting reports of diarrhea cases too

Miriam: No 'diarrhea' excuse to delay ‘pork’ probe

Sep 17, 2013 - 1:39 PM

She warns judges against delays since the temper of the times indicate the public may take extra legal remedies that the judicial system is not prepared for

Diarrhea downs 169 Eastern Visayas athletes, officials

Apr 20, 2013 - 7:55 PM

At least 169 student athletes from Eastern Visayas have been downed by diarrhea in their billeting quarters here

UN aims to end child deaths from diarrhea, pneumonia

Apr 12, 2013 - 7:14 AM

Pneumonia and diarrhea account for 29 of all deaths in children under the age of 5

PH to vaccinate 700,000 babies

Jul 02, 2012 - 7:22 PM

President Aquino says the government would vaccinate 700 000 babies this year

Cholera outbreak declared in Virac, Catanduanes

Jun 15, 2012 - 6:10 PM

Health official says 748 Virac residents were confirmed to have contracted the bacteria that causes cholera in the past 6 months

Gloria Arroyo medical report as of November 28, 2011

Nov 29, 2011 - 8:00 AM

The former president has diarrhea