Diarrhea up in Catan­d­u­anes

Manila Bulletin - - Luzon News -

VIRAC, Catan­d­u­anes — The Pro­vin­cial Health Of­fice (PHO) here re­ported a spike in diarrhea cases in this province af­ter Ty­phoon “Nina” bar­reled through this re­gion last month. Gov­er­nor Joseph Cua, who also chairs the Pro­vin­cial Dis­as­ter Risk Re­duc­tion and Man­age­ment Coun­cil (PDRRMC), said that from Jan­uary 1 to 11, 40 sus­pected cases of the said dis­ease were recorded. Twenty of them were ad­mit­ted at two lo­cal hos­pi­tals while the other 20 have to be val­i­dated by the PHO in the 12 af­fected barangays of this cap­i­tal town. (Jinky Ta­bor)

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