disease outbreaks - updates

Rappler's latest stories on disease outbreaks


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

Liberia to the 'world': Help us fight Ebola

Oct 19, 2014 - 9:23 PM

This disease respects no borders

HELP LIBERIA. Liberian president Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf (2-R) attends a church service dedicated to praying for the eradication of Ebola from Liberia at the Providence Baptist Church in Monrovia, Liberia August 3, 2014. Photo by EPA/Ahmed Jallanzo

Nigeria records two new cases of Ebola: health minister

Aug 22, 2014 - 8:46 PM

The two new cases are the husband and the wife of two primary contacts who died of the disease

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