Sorsogon tops in incidence of STH infections — DOH Bicol

January 29, 2016 7:50 am· Comments Off on Sorsogon tops in incidence of STH infections — DOH Bicol 

By Nancy Ibo Mediavillo

LEGAZPI CITY, Jan. 28 (PNA) — Sorsogon has the highest incidence of Soil Transmitted Herminthalisis (STH) infections and six out of 10 elementary pupils suffer from the disease, Department of Health Bicol Regional Director Napoleon Arevalo said Thursday.

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Flu's pace slows in Russia

January 29, 2016 7:50 am· Comments Off on Flu's pace slows in Russia 

ST. PETERSBURG, Jan. 28 — Influenza's spread slowed across Russia over the past week, health ministry researchers said on Thursday.

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WHO to hold emergency meeting February 1 on spread of Zika virus

January 29, 2016 7:50 am· Comments Off on WHO to hold emergency meeting February 1 on spread of Zika virus 

MOSCOW, Jan. 28 — The World Health Organization's International Health Regulations Committee will hold an emergency meeting devoted to the spread of the Zika virus on February 1 in Geneva, WHO Director General Margaret Chan said Thursday.

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France calls on pregnant women to avoid overseas travels due to Zika virus

January 29, 2016 7:50 am· Comments Off on France calls on pregnant women to avoid overseas travels due to Zika virus 

PARIS, Jan. 28 — French Health Minister Marisol Touraine on Thursday "strongly" recommended that pregnant women avoid travels to Martinique, Guyana and Guadeloupe where cases of Zika virus have been reported.

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Flu kills over 100 people in Russia

January 29, 2016 7:50 am· Comments Off on Flu kills over 100 people in Russia 

MOSCOW, Jan. 29 — Over 100 people have died in the last three weeks in Russia of complications from flu, Russian Health Minister Veronika Skvortsova said Thursday.

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EU on high alert in response to early cases of Zika virus

January 29, 2016 7:50 am· Comments Off on EU on high alert in response to early cases of Zika virus 

BRUSSELS, Jan. 29 — The Zika virus, a mosquito-borne virus which is suspected of causing birth defects, has reached Europe with reported cases found in Britain, Denmark and Portugal.

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Swine flu death toll rises to 57 in Turkey

January 29, 2016 7:50 am· Comments Off on Swine flu death toll rises to 57 in Turkey 

ANKARA, Jan. 29 — Death toll from swine flu has risen to 57 since the beginning of this winter, Turkish Health Minister Mehmet Muezzinoglu said on Thursday.

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Ireland issues new travel advisory over Zika virus

January 29, 2016 7:50 am· Comments Off on Ireland issues new travel advisory over Zika virus 

DUBLIN, Jan. 29 — Irish Foreign Minister Charlie Flanagan on Thursday published new travel advice for 20 countries in response to the Zika virus outbreak.

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Beatles fans can take 'long and winding road' to buy Ringo's home

January 29, 2016 7:46 am· Comments Off on Beatles fans can take 'long and winding road' to buy Ringo's home 

LONDON, Jan. 28 — Every year thousands of fans of the world famous pop band the Beatles make the magical mystery tour around Liverpool.

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San Miguel extends PBA Philippine Cup final series

January 29, 2016 7:46 am· Comments Off on San Miguel extends PBA Philippine Cup final series 

MANILA, Jan. 27 – Bigman Junmar Fajardo returned but it was high-leaping Arwind Santos who stood tall to lead San Miguel Beer into an 86-73 overtime win against Alaska on Wednesday night to extend the PBA Philippine Cup championship series at the Araneta Coliseum.

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