emerging infectious diseases - updates

Rappler's latest stories on emerging infectious diseases


RITM on top of preparations for possible Ebola cases

Aug 05, 2014 - 4:39 PM

Health Secretary Enrique Ona says the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine and several other hospitals have enough capacity to test the deadly Ebola virus

LABORATORY TEST. Specimen inactivation is part of the Ebola testing process by the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine. Screenshot from Youtube video

OFWs in Ebola-hit countries monitored weekly

Aug 05, 2014 - 3:08 PM

The Department of Foreign Affairs estimates there are about 4 200 Filipinos in Ebola hit countries of Guinea Sierra Leone and Liberia