5 months Pagadian conducts door-to-door measles immunization drive Manilatimes
PAGADIAN CITY, Zamboanga del Sur: With the increasing cases of measles in this coastal community, Mayor Romeo Pulmones directed City Health Officer Noel Ceniza to intensify its all-out campaign against the dreaded ailment. Ceniza said the city health office personnel had initiated a house-to-house drive against measles, which recorded close to 100 cases from January to April 2019. He assured the residents that the measles vaccine “is safe, effective and inexpensive, and has been used since two decades ago.” Several parents have voluntarily submitted their children for measles vaccination. Mercy Monciller claimed she took her five-year-old daughter to the health ... more