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MUNTINLUPA CITY–The Department of Health Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (DOH-RITM) conducted the ceremonial rollout of the first 10 doses...  Read More
Monday, 8 March 2021

MUNTINLUPA CITY—The Department of Health-Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (DOH-RITM) rolls out the 300 donated CoronaVac COVID-19 vaccines to its...  Read More
Wednesday, 3 March 2021

MUNTINLUPA CITY—The Department of Health-Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (DOH- RITM) participated in the full-scale simulation exercises of the cold...  Read More
Tuesday, 9 February 2021

Latest Data

38,276,946
Global Update – Covid-19

Globally, 38,276,946 cases of COVID-19 were reported from December 2020 to January 29, 2021. All regions reported a decline in new cases except the Western Pacific Region. This downward trend is largely attributed to relative reductions in case incidence in several countries that contributed the highest numbers in recent months. During the same period, around 722,643 deaths have been reported. Europe, South-East Asia and Western Pacific regions showed a decrease in new deaths compared to last week.
2566
MERS-CoV Lab-Confirmed Cases

Report as of 26 February 2021 (Source: Global Alert and Response WHO)
3297
Ebola Outbreak Confirmed Cases in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Since the start of the epidemic, the cumulative number of cases is 3416, of which 3297 are confirmed and 119 probable. In total, there were 2240 deaths (2121 confirmed and 119 probable) and 1142 healed. s
862
H5N1 Reported Confirmed Case Worldwide Since 2003

The World Health Organization (WHO) reported the latest human case of avian influenza A(H5N1) in lao People's Democratic Republic on November 6, 2020
6178
Report of Referred Samples

A total of 6,178 samples were received at RITM from different Disease Reporting Unit (DRUs) all overt the country based on diseases and syndromes under the Philippine Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (PIDSR) and local national outbreak response. The samples received this week is 13% lower compare to last week (5,995). The highest number of samples (1,291, 21%) were received last June 9, 2021.