NPL leads first nationwide prevalence and molecular epidemiology study of HFMD in PH

In 2012, a mysterious illness killed dozens of children in Cambodia. The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Cambodian Health Ministry later found out that a virus that causes hand, foot, and mouth disease (HFMD) is responsible for the deaths of children in Phnom Penh. Reuters reported that out of the 59 cases, 52 tested continue reading : NPL leads first nationwide prevalence and molecular epidemiology study of HFMD in PH

PNIC conducts seminar on severe respiratory and other viral diseases for Regional Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (RADDL) staff and Influenza Surveillance Officers

The Philippine National Influenza Center (PNIC) of the Department of Virology, housed in the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM), recently held the Laboratory Updates on Severe Respiratory and other Viral Diseases in Human and Animals relating to the One Health concept last April 3 at the Vivere Hotel, Alabang. According to the Centers for continue reading : PNIC conducts seminar on severe respiratory and other viral diseases for Regional Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (RADDL) staff and Influenza Surveillance Officers