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Wednesday, November 16, 2016

33 Cases Of Zika In Philippines Includes 2 Pregnant Women

The latest reported victim of Zika virus in the Philippines is a 16-year old pregnant girl from Las Piñas City. 
The latest reported victim of Zika virus in the Philippines is a 16-year old pregnant girl from Las Piñas City.    There are 33 cases of Zika according to Department of Health, which includes two pregnant women.    The first pregnant women who contacted Zika is from Cebu and she is due to give birth on January. She has already undergone two ultrasound and so far, no abnormalities were seen in her pregnancy.   “She’s okay, she’s still being monitored. She has undergone two ultrasound and so far, still normal. She’s expected to give birth in January,” DOH Secretary Paulyn Ubial said.  The 16-year old pregnant girl from Las Pinas who contacted Zika is on her 32nd week. Some of the symptoms she suffered are rashes and fever. No ultrasound test has been done yet to know of the safety of her baby.   “@Dok_Pau confirms second pregnant #Zika; 16 year old from Las Pinas City; had skin rash & fever at 32nd week of her pregnancy; No ultrasound,” DOH spokesperson Dr. Eric Tayag said in his Twitter account. “Total number of #zika in #ph is 33 including 2 pregnant cases (Cebu & Las Pinas),” he added. The latest reported victim of Zika virus in the Philippines is a 16-year old pregnant girl from Las Piñas City. There are 33 cases of Zika according to Department of Health, which includes two pregnant women.   The first pregnant women who contacted Zika is from Cebu and she is due to give birth on January. She has already undergone two ultrasound and so far, no abnormalities were seen in her pregnancy.   “She’s okay, she’s still being monitored. She has undergone two ultrasound and so far, still normal. She’s expected to give birth in January,” DOH Secretary Paulyn Ubial said.  The 16-year old pregnant girl from Las Pinas who contacted Zika is on her 32nd week. Some of the symptoms she suffered are rashes and fever. No ultrasound test has been done yet to know of the safety of her baby.   “@Dok_Pau confirms second pregnant #Zika; 16 year old from Las Pinas City; had skin rash & fever at 32nd week of her pregnancy; No ultrasound,” DOH spokesperson Dr. Eric Tayag said in his Twitter account. “Total number of #zika in #ph is 33 including 2 pregnant cases (Cebu & Las Pinas),” he added.    What Do You Need To Know About Zika?  There are total of 33 cases of Zika in Philippines, of these: 12- are from Ilo-ilo;  4- from Bacoor Cavite;  3-  from Mandaluyong;   3- from Calamba, Laguna  includes a 7-year-old girl and a 13-year-old boy from Calamba, Laguna 2-  from Antipolo;  2- Las Pinas;  2-  Muntinlupa;  1- Cebu;  1- Quezon City;  1-  Makati; a 27-year-old woman from Makati City 1- Caloocan; a 31-year-old man from Caloocan 1- Manila a 25-year-old woman from Sta. Cruz, Manila What is Zika? Zika virus is mostly transmitted through mosquito bites particularly of Aedes Eagypti, the same mosquito that carries dengue.   This virus has already been declared as global health emergency by World Health Organization (WHO) because of its link to microcephaly.   Microcephaly is a condition where a baby is born with unusually small head and underdeveloped brain.   Aside from mosquito bites, the virus can also be transmitted sexually. DOH reminds couples to practise safe sex even for pregnant women to avoid infection.       What are the symptoms of Zika?  Deaths are rare and only one-in-five people infected is thought to develop symptoms.  These includes:  mild fever  conjunctivitis (red, sore eyes)  headache  joint pain   rashes  The DOH has also set up 24/7 Zika virus hotlines. These are (02) 711-1001 and (02) 711-1002.      What Do You Need To Know About Zika?  There are total of 33 cases of Zika in Philippines, of these: 12- are from Ilo-ilo;  4- from Bacoor Cavite;  3-  from Mandaluyong;   3- from Calamba, Laguna  (includes a 7-year-old girl and a 13-year-old boy from Calamba, Laguna) 2-  from Antipolo;  2- Las Pinas;  2-  Muntinlupa;  1- Cebu;  1- Quezon City;  1-  Makati; (a 27-year-old woman)  1- Caloocan; (a 31-year-old man)  1- Manila (a 25-year-old woman from Sta. Cruz, Manila)   What is Zika? Zika virus is mostly transmitted through mosquito bites particularly of Aedes Eagypti, the same mosquito that carries dengue.   This virus has already been declared as global health emergency by World Health Organization (WHO) because of its link to microcephaly.   Microcephaly is a condition where a baby is born with unusually small head and underdeveloped brain.   Aside from mosquito bites, the virus can also be transmitted sexually. DOH reminds couples to practise safe sex even for pregnant women to avoid infection.       What are the symptoms of Zika?  Deaths are rare and only one-in-five people infected is thought to develop symptoms.  These includes:  mild fever  conjunctivitis (red, sore eyes)  headache  joint pain   rashes  The DOH has also set up 24/7 Zika virus hotlines. These are (02) 711-1001 and (02) 711-1002.   ©2016 THOUGHTSKOTO

There are 33 cases of Zika according to Department of Health, which includes two pregnant women.



The first pregnant women who contacted Zika is from Cebu and she is due to give birth on January. She has already undergone two ultrasound and so far, no abnormalities were seen in her pregnancy. 


“She’s okay, she’s still being monitored. She has undergone two ultrasound and so far, still normal. She’s expected to give birth in January,” DOH Secretary Paulyn Ubial said.




The 16-year old pregnant girl from Las Pinas who contacted Zika is on her 32nd week. Some of the symptoms she suffered are rashes and fever. No ultrasound test has been done yet to know of the safety of her baby. 

“@Dok_Pau confirms second pregnant #Zika; 16 year old from Las Pinas City; had skin rash & fever at 32nd week of her pregnancy; No ultrasound,” DOH spokesperson Dr. Eric Tayag said in his Twitter account.
“Total number of #zika in #ph is 33 including 2 pregnant cases (Cebu & Las Pinas),” he added.
The latest reported victim of Zika virus in the Philippines is a 16-year old pregnant girl from Las Piñas City. There are 33 cases of Zika according to Department of Health, which includes two pregnant women.   The first pregnant women who contacted Zika is from Cebu and she is due to give birth on January. She has already undergone two ultrasound and so far, no abnormalities were seen in her pregnancy.   “She’s okay, she’s still being monitored. She has undergone two ultrasound and so far, still normal. She’s expected to give birth in January,” DOH Secretary Paulyn Ubial said.  The 16-year old pregnant girl from Las Pinas who contacted Zika is on her 32nd week. Some of the symptoms she suffered are rashes and fever. No ultrasound test has been done yet to know of the safety of her baby.   “@Dok_Pau confirms second pregnant #Zika; 16 year old from Las Pinas City; had skin rash & fever at 32nd week of her pregnancy; No ultrasound,” DOH spokesperson Dr. Eric Tayag said in his Twitter account. “Total number of #zika in #ph is 33 including 2 pregnant cases (Cebu & Las Pinas),” he added.    What Do You Need To Know About Zika?  There are total of 33 cases of Zika in Philippines, of these: 12- are from Ilo-ilo;  4- from Bacoor Cavite;  3-  from Mandaluyong;   3- from Calamba, Laguna  includes a 7-year-old girl and a 13-year-old boy from Calamba, Laguna 2-  from Antipolo;  2- Las Pinas;  2-  Muntinlupa;  1- Cebu;  1- Quezon City;  1-  Makati; a 27-year-old woman from Makati City 1- Caloocan; a 31-year-old man from Caloocan 1- Manila a 25-year-old woman from Sta. Cruz, Manila What is Zika? Zika virus is mostly transmitted through mosquito bites particularly of Aedes Eagypti, the same mosquito that carries dengue.   This virus has already been declared as global health emergency by World Health Organization (WHO) because of its link to microcephaly.   Microcephaly is a condition where a baby is born with unusually small head and underdeveloped brain.   Aside from mosquito bites, the virus can also be transmitted sexually. DOH reminds couples to practise safe sex even for pregnant women to avoid infection.       What are the symptoms of Zika?  Deaths are rare and only one-in-five people infected is thought to develop symptoms.  These includes:  mild fever  conjunctivitis (red, sore eyes)  headache  joint pain   rashes  The DOH has also set up 24/7 Zika virus hotlines. These are (02) 711-1001 and (02) 711-1002.


What Do You Need To Know About Zika?

There are total of 33 cases of Zika in Philippines, of these:
12- are from Ilo-ilo; 
4- from Bacoor Cavite; 
3-  from Mandaluyong;  
3- from Calamba, Laguna 
(includes a 7-year-old girl and a 13-year-old boy from Calamba, Laguna)
2-  from Antipolo; 
2- Las Pinas; 
2-  Muntinlupa; 
1- Cebu; 
1- Quezon City; 
1-  Makati; (a 27-year-old woman) 
1- Caloocan; (a 31-year-old man) 
1- Manila (a 25-year-old woman from Sta. Cruz, Manila)


What is Zika?
Zika virus is mostly transmitted through mosquito bites particularly of Aedes Eagypti, the same mosquito that carries dengue. 

This virus has already been declared as global health emergency by World Health Organization (WHO) because of its link to microcephaly. 

Microcephaly is a condition where a baby is born with unusually small head and underdeveloped brain. 

Aside from mosquito bites, the virus can also be transmitted sexually. DOH reminds couples to practise safe sex even for pregnant women to avoid infection. 







Deaths are rare and only one-in-five people infected is thought to develop symptoms.

These includes:

  • mild fever 
  • conjunctivitis (red, sore eyes) 
  • headache 
  • joint pain 
  •  rashes

The DOH has also set up 24/7 Zika virus hotlines. These are (02) 711-1001 and (02) 711-1002.



©2016 THOUGHTSKOTO