Monkeypox-positive PAL passenger not a Filipino – DOH

Monkeypox-positive PAL passenger not a Filipino – DOH

The Department of Health (DOH) revealed that the passenger of a Philippine Airlines (PAL) flight bound for Hong Kong who tested positive for monkeypox is not Filipino.However, DOH officer-in-charge Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said they are still determining...
Monkeypox-positive PAL passenger not a Filipino – DOH

DOH to consider “ring vaccination” for monkeypox

The Department of Health (DOH) is studying the possibility of conducting “ring vaccination” to prevent the spread of monkeypox once vaccines are available. DOH officer-in-charge Maria Rosario Vergeire said that this method includes vaccinating a “ring” of people or...
PH detects 4th case of monkeypox

PH detects 4th case of monkeypox

The Philippines has detected its fourth case of monkeypox who had no travel history in any of the countries with confirmed cases. The 25-year-old Filipino patient is the third monkeypox infection discovered in less than a week. The DOH said in a statement that...
Monkeypox-positive PAL passenger not a Filipino – DOH

PH monkeypox cases now at 3

The Philippines confirmed two more cases of monkeypox, pushing the total number to three, the Department of Health (DOH) said. DOH officer-in-charge Maria Rosario Vergeire said during a press briefing that the two new cases are aged 34 and 29. Both of them had...