Monday, September 01, 2014
A child cries while being injected with an anti- measles vaccine at the Health Center in Barangay Pinahan Quezon City, September 1, 2014. The Department of Health (DOH) is allotting the entire month of September 2014 to give roughly 11 million children aged 9 months to 5 years extra protection against measles and rubella.On the other hand, an estimated 13 million children up to 5 years old will be given the oral polio vaccine. (below) A health worker give drops of oral polio vaccine.
Friday, August 22, 2014
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Thursday, August 07, 2014
A butcher at a wet market in Quezon City scrapes the head of a pig before hanging it for display. The Philippines has banned the importation of hog products from South China to prevent the possible outbreak of foot-and- mouth disease in the local pork industry. Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala ordered the ban following the confirmation of an FMD outbreak in Zhoutang village in Yingtan, China. (Linus Guardian Escandor II)