New Dengue strain

For a mom whose kids were hospitalized twice for dengue fever, this news is alarming indeed. According to health officials the fifth strain of dengue virus has been detected abroad and is said to be as deadly as the other strains (Type 1, 2, 3, 4). Health officials also said the development of the vaccine, […]

Dengue Fever

This is our second day at the hospital. I’m writing this update while taking a short rest from looking after my sick kids. My daughter is complaining of stomach ache right now. The doctor said stomach ache is one of the prominent symptoms of dengue fever wherein the virus has found its way to the […]

Dengue vaccine and Tawa-tawa herb

Are part of the potential strategies of the Department of Health to fight dengue. The vaccine, according to a DOH statement, should cover all four dengue strains (Type 1, 2, 3, 4). One type could give you a life-long protection against the same strain, but not from the other remaining three. This means that a […]