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MUNTINLUPA CITY—The Department of Health-Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (DOH-RITM) celebrates one of its homegrown scientists, Dr. Fe Esperanza Caridad...  Read More
Thursday, 3 December 2020

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome-Coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) is a virus responsible for the 2019 Coronavirus disease (COVID-19). It is a disease-causing human...  Read More
Friday, 20 November 2020

MUNTINLUPA CITY—The Department of Health Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (DOH-RITM) clarified news reports from major media outlets stating that...  Read More
Wednesday, 11 November 2020

Latest Data

2508
MERS-CoV Lab-Confirmed Cases

Report as of 28 January 2020 (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
861
H5N1 Reported Confirmed Case Worldwide Since 2003

The World Health Organization (WHO) reported the latest human case of avian influenza A(H5N1) in Nepal on May 2, 2019.
1028
Pathogen-based Surveillance Update

A total of 1,028 samples were received by the Clinical Laboratory of RITM form different Disease Reporting Units (DRUs) all over the Philippines Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (PIDSR) and local national outbreak response. Among these were 322 samples from laboratory surveillance sentinel sites of Dengue, Rotavirus, Acute Meningngococcal Encephalitis Syndome (AMES), Influenza Like Illness (ILI) and Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI).

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