hepatitis A - updates

Rappler's latest stories on hepatitis A


Actor Michael de Mesa cured of hepatitis C

May 26, 2018 - 11:25 AM

Actor Michael de Mesa, who has suffered from hepatitis C since 1999, finds a cure with the help of his wife Julie

DOH's tips to protect yourself against the common rainy season diseases

Sep 22, 2017 - 8:40 PM

Here's how you can prevent getting dengue, leptospirosis, cholera, hepatitis A, typhoid fever, and influenza

All graphics by Raffy de Guzman/Rappler

Part 2: The Philippines as target market for illicit drugs

Dec 20, 2016 - 2:00 PM

A public health approach rather than a law enforcement one should form the basis for a response to drug use and dependence

BUST. Police seize P2-B worth of drugs at Subic port. File photo by AFP

Drug for one hepatitis type may activate another – watchdog

Dec 03, 2016 - 9:44 AM

The European Medicines Agency says medicines which are highly effective against hepatitis C may trigger latent hepatitis B in patients infected with both types

File photos from WikiCommons

3 hal penting tentang hepatitis

Dec 12, 2015 - 10:44 AM

Institut Pertanian Bogor IPB menetapkan Kejadian Luar Biasa KLB menyusul serangan Hepatitis terhadap puluhan mahasiswa

HEPATITIS. Para ilmuwan terus mencoba mencari pengobatan untuk hepatitis C.

Singapore screens hundreds after hepatitis C outbreak

Oct 09, 2015 - 3:24 PM

The state run Singapore General Hospital says 678 patients as well as 273 medical workers are being contacted to be screened for the virus

SINGAPORE GENERAL HOSPITAL. Background image from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Singapore_General_Hospital_Facade.JPG

What are the common rainy season diseases?

Aug 09, 2015 - 3:00 PM

Here are the signs and some prevention tips

Soon, vaccines in every rural clinic

Apr 23, 2015 - 9:57 AM

The health department will purchase at least 3 000 WHO prequalified vaccine refrigerators that will be distributed among rural health units

Discrimination 'still rampant’ vs Filipinos with Hepatitis B

Jan 28, 2015 - 9:45 AM

Aside from dealing with the disease itself Filipinos with Hepatitis B also suffer from discrimination at the workplace or at home


Study finds promise toward treating HIV and hepatitis C

Jul 20, 2014 - 1:23 AM

As many as 7 million people worldwide are infected with both human immunodeficiency virus and hepatitis C

PROMISING CURE. As many as 7 million people worldwide are infected with both human immunodeficiency virus and hepatitis C

WHO urges global push to treat hepatitis C

Apr 09, 2014 - 9:17 PM

Most of the 185 million people chronically infected with hepatitis C don t know they have it due to lack of screening

The logo of the World Health Organization in its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. Photo from AFP/Laurent Gillieron

'Liver cancer could kill 40 Filipinos a day by 2030'

Feb 04, 2014 - 8:13 PM

One of the deadliest cancers in the world is actually preventable

Hope for Coby: A growing community of life savers

Feb 01, 2014 - 11:30 AM

Even strangers who follow Coby s story on social media have started various fundraising events for the newborn

A FATHER'S LOVE. Emer Castillo's only birthday wish is for Coby to be healed completely. Photo by Lea Castillo

Researchers edge closer to a pill cure for hepatitis C

Jan 16, 2014 - 8:15 AM

However the cost of the treatment is expected to be at least 80 000 per year making it out of reach to many of the 150 million people chronically infected with the liver disease worldwide

China denies hepatitis B vaccine killed babies

Jan 03, 2014 - 6:40 PM

While Chinese authorities are investigating the issue the use of BioKangTai s hepatitis B vaccines were halted

Understanding the C-word: Cancer

Sep 18, 2013 - 5:00 PM

Cancer is the 3rd leading cause of death in the country but many only go to a doctor when they’re suffering from it Here’s what you need to know

PH TOPS LIST. 'We have the number one incidence of breast cancer among Asian countries'