1 month No new dengue virus strain – DOH MB
By Betheena Unite Dengue strains in the country remain at four as the Department of Health (DOH) debunked reports that a new strain of dengue has been circulating the country. Department of Health (MANILA BULLETIN) The health department, which recently declared a national dengue epidemic clarified that “there are no mutant strains of dengue virus being monitored or reported in the Philippines.” It stressed that dengue strains in the country remain at four — DENV-1, DENV-2, DENV-3, and DENV-4. “Neither the DOH official nor the Secretary of Health mentioned a new strain of dengue virus,” the department said. Earlier, Dr. ... more