11 months 175 new measles cases in PH recorded in one week   MB
By Betheena Unite A total of 175 new measles cases were recorded in a span of a week, bringing the total number of measles cases to 39,184 from January to July this year, the Department of Health said Monday. (KEVIN TRISTAN ESPIRITU / MANILA BULLETIN) The new measles cases were recorded from July 7 to 13, the Epidemiology Bureau of the agency said. It added that a total of 533 deaths have been recorded this year, five times higher than the recorded deaths last year. Most cases this year were in Region IV-A, with 7,213 cases recorded since the start ... more