measles in the Philippines - updates

Rappler's latest stories on measles in the Philippines


DOH records 508% increase in measles cases in Cordillera

Feb 08, 2019 - 9:45 PM

(UPDATED) The regional health office has monitored 79 measles cases in the region from January 1 to February 2 – more than 5 times what it recorded in the same period last year

Davao City measles cases down; adults to be vaccinated too

Feb 08, 2019 - 7:51 PM

There are fewer measles cases recorded in January 2019 compared to the same period last year in President Duterte's home city

Negros Occidental city declares measles outbreak

Mar 20, 2018 - 4:58 PM

Kabankalan City is near the boundary of neighboring province Negros Oriental, where a measles outbreak has also been declared

Davao Region reports 4 deaths in measles outbreak

Jan 23, 2018 - 4:55 PM

(UPDATED) The Department of Health in Region XI appeals to parents mothers to submit their children to government-sponsored measles immunization

OUTBREAK. With more the 200 cases reported to date, Davao City declares a measles outbreak a second time in 4 years. Shutterstock image

Disneyland measles virus identical to type found in PH

Feb 19, 2015 - 7:16 PM

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention clarifies that in the past 6 months the measles virus type has also been identified in 14 other countries and at least 6 US states

DISNEYLAND AND MEASLES. People visit Disneyland on January 22, 2015 in Anaheim, California. File photo by Frederic J. Brown/AFP