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Philippines declares national dengue epidemic as 622 people die of disease

Philippines declares national dengue epidemic as 622 people die

6.8.2019

Philippines declares national dengue epidemic as 622 people die

MANILA: The Philippines declared a national dengue epidemic on Tuesday (Aug 6) after hundreds of people died of the disease this year. There were ...

"This vaccine does not squarely address the most vulnerable group which is the five to nine years of age," Duque said.

Duque said the United Nations agency also advised Manila that the vaccine was"not recommended" as a response to an outbreak, and it was "not cost-effective" with one dose costing a thousand pesos (about US$20).

The Philippines in 2016 became the first nation to use Dengvaxia in a mass immunisation programme.

The disclosure sparked a nationwide panic, with some parents alleging the vaccine killed their children.

Read more: CNA

Philippines declares national dengue epidemicMANILA (DPA, BLOOMBERG) - The Philippines ' health ministry declared a national dengue epidemic on Tuesday (Aug 6) after reporting a spike in the number of cases of the illness, which has left more than 600 people dead since the start of the year.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

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