Tagged: health

40 people downed by amoebic dysentery

Forty people were rushed to hospitals on Saturday, July 30, four days after feasting on food contaminated with Entamoeba histolytica during a traditional gathering in a farming village in Matalam, Cotabato.

Residents in far-flung areas welcome PRC Bakuna Bus

Finally, after waiting for months, Melissa Bajolo can breathe a sigh of relief. The factory worker has received her booster shot from the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) Bakuna (vaccine) Bus, a four-wheel vehicle that goes around Zamboanga City to provide vaccines to those who want to get their COVID-19 jabs.