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Typhoid Fever Symptoms, Causes & Treatment for Filipinos

The World Health Organization estimates that 1 million people contract typhoid fever every year, and about 500,000 die from it. Typhoid fever is endemic in the Philippines and is responsible for an estimated 1,000 deaths each year. The Philippines has developed a good surveillance system for typhoid fever symptoms and has been able to implement …

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How can I get tested for HIV and AIDS in the Philippines?

How HIV And AIDS Are Different – And What Filipinos Should Know

There are a few key differences between HIV and AIDS that Filipinos should know if they’re ever concerned about their health. HIV is the virus that causes AIDS, while AIDS is a general term for the various symptoms and conditions that can result from HIV infection. What Exactly Is AIDS?  AIDS is a serious, life-threatening …

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Does Ebola exist in the Philippines?

How To Protect Yourself From Ebola Virus in the Philippines

Ebola is a deadly virus that can be spread through contact with bodily fluids. If you are in an area where there has been an outbreak of the disease, it is important to protect yourself from infection. There is no outbreak of the Ebola virus in the Philippines as of this writing, not yet. But …

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How do I know if I've ever had chicken pox? Chickenpox (Varicella) Signs and Symptoms

Can You Get Shingles If You Never Had Chickenpox? Here’s What You Need To Know

Shingles are a rare but serious complication of varicella or chickenpox. It’s caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox, but it usually affects the nerves in the back of your neck and stomach. There’s no cure, but there are treatments available that can make the pain less intense. If you never had chickenpox and …

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How do I know if my child has dengue? Your Infant has Dengue

Dengue Fever Symptoms That Filipinos Need to Know

Dengue fever can cause severe flu-like symptoms, and in some cases, dengue fever can lead to death. The illness is most commonly found in tropical and subtropical areas such as the Philippines. The disease is caused by the dengue virus and is transmitted by the Aedes aegypti mosquito. There is no specific treatment for dengue …

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Monkeypox virus symptoms

Monkeypox: What You Need To Know

What is monkeypox? How contagious is it? Key facts A virus causes monkeypox in the Orthopoxvirus genus, part of the family Poxviridae. It can be deadly to people if not treated properly. Monkeypox is a zoonotic viral disease that occurs primarily in tropical rainforest areas of Central and West Africa and is occasionally exported to …

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Infectious Disease Doctor in the Philippines: How to Choose the Right Infectiologist

Choosing the correct Infectiology physician or infectious disease doctor in the Philippines can be challenging. Several factors to consider, including location, experience, and specialty. If you are looking for an expert in a specific field, it is vital to research which ID doctors have the most experience with that disease. This article will expound on …

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