As the Department of Health (DOH) sounded the Dengue warning bells in Tacloban, we must be conscious enough to know identify familiarize ourselves with Dengue Fever symptoms, prevention and treatment methods. And since this country is also prone to Malaria fever, we should also know the differences between Dengue and Malaria and how to avoid and treat Malaria.
Dengue Alert in Tacloban!!!
TACLOBAN CITY, Philippines–The city health office here has renewed calls for vigilance against a possible rise of dengue fever cases in the city as a five-year old boy died of the disease last week.
The death of the five-year old boy, a doctor’s son, brought the number of fatalities due to dengue to three in the city for 2008, Tacloban City sentinel nurse Mel Tirso Maravilles said.