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World Health Organization Philippines Sep 19
Replying to @WHOWPRO @WHO and 2 others
Our thoughts are with the 3-year-old girl from Lanao del Sur who is the first case detected in this outbreak. Samples taken from sewage in Manila and waterways in Davao have also tested positive for polio. This means the virus is circulating. More:
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World Health Organization Philippines Sep 19
There is an outbreak of in the Philippines. Learn more about what this means and how you can protect your family:
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World Health Organization Philippines Sep 19
Replying to @WHOWPRO @WHO and 2 others
There is no cure for . It can only be prevented through a safe and effective vaccine. Vaccines have been used all over the world to protect more than 2 billion children from polio. Find out more 👉🏽
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Paul Tarnate MD Sep 20
SHARE WIDELY: Philippine Pediatric Society (PPS) and Pediatric Infectious Disease Society of the Philippines (PIDSP) Guidance for Clinicians
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Superficial Gazette 🇨🇳🇵🇭 Sep 19
𝗕𝗥𝗘𝗔𝗞𝗜𝗡𝗚: PAO Chief, Dengue Queen, and now Persida Acosta () has revived in the Philippines, 19 years after DOH declared the country polio-free. Unfortunately, this is a true story, and not a satirical "headline."
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UNICEF Philippines Sep 19
. has declared a outbreak in the Philippines. UNICEF and are supporting the emergency response to stop the spread of the virus:
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UNICEF Philippines Sep 19
⚠️ is a highly infectious viral disease. There is no treatment for polio. Protect yourself and your children by completing polio vaccination and ensuring proper sanitation and hygiene practices.
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UNICEF Philippines Sep 19
Poliovirus has reemerged in the Philippines nearly two decades of being -free. UNICEF and are supporting 's outbreak response. READ:
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sallie Sep 19
"WHO and UNICEF said in a joint statement the outbreak in the Philippines is concerning because it is caused by vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2.” Vaccine derived but let’s vaccinate more?😳🤦🏼‍♀️
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Dr. Edsel Salvana Sep 19
Reposting my CNN article from earlier this year. With the reemergence of in the , our worst fears are coming to life. Please have your kids vaccinated.
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World Health Organization Philippines Sep 19
Replying to @WHOWPRO @WHO and 2 others
The is launching a comprehensive response to the outbreak, including mass immunization campaigns. is working with the Government, and other partners in the Global Polio Eradication Initiative to support the response.
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Dr. Melvin Sanicas Sep 20
Amid the emergence of diseases like & , there’s one global that has lasted for decades: . I discussed the multiple reasons why we don’t have a more effective for in this with
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Dr. Melvin Sanicas Sep 19
🇵🇭 The Department of Health today announced an of in the country. Polio has re-emerged 19 YEARS after declared the country polio-free. A REMINDER of the importance of VACCINATION, 95% coverage to stop virus transmission.
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Jose Nieves Sep 14
We seriously need to stop calling people against vaccines ‘anti-vaxxers’. A more appropriate title is pro-plague.
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LotusOak Sep 16
Truth in 2 min: The Fascinating Parts about Polio You Might Have Missed in Medical School
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Coerced Tax Slave Sep 12
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Ria Verdolaga Sep 19
I think this issue on the re-emergence of in the Philippines is more than just having anti-vaxxers or the controversy surrounding Dengvaxia. Some questions that have been swimming in my head:
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Anant Bhan Sep 19
Phillipines declares polio outbreak after 19 yrs of being free from disease
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Deputy Commissioner Korangi, Karachi Sep 19
Innovative initiatives by DPCR aimed at the staff and convincing chronic refusals cases. Working hard to in . 'Shabash' team DPCR, field staff and partners.
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ETweeetz 🇺🇸 Sep 20
STRAIN Outbreak Confirmed Wild Polio is generally ASYMPTOMATIC. Vaccine strain found in sewage—spreads like wild polio. Non-Polio Accute Flaccid Paralysis—as seen in DOSE-dependent SURGE in India CASES (abt 50,000/year!) is TWICE AS DEADLY as wild
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