Dengue, measles epidemics in the Philippines 

The health department is urging dengue awareness as the number of people infected in the first 54 days of the year rose by more than two-thirds over the same period in 2018. The epidemic threshold has been topped in four regions (Cagayan Valley, Mimaropa, Cordillera Administrative Region and Caraga). Up to Mar 11, the number of measles infections nationwide had climbed to more than 18,500 and 286 deaths. The most affected regions have been in Central and South Luzon, including Metro Manila, Central Visayas and northern Mindanao. Read more in updates from the Philippine NDRRMC and UNICEF. Read More.

Affected Regions


Affected Countries