DoH launches regional JE vaccination in Pampanga
CI T Y OF SAN FERNANDO— The Department of Health (DOH) Central Luzon, in partnership with the City of San Fernando, launched the regional mass immunization against Japanese Encephalitis (JE) with a kick-off yesterday at the Colegio de Sebastian covered court her e.
This March, the health department will be in full operation to vaccinate all children 959 months of age.
Japanese Encephalitis is a disease spread through mosquito bites and its symptoms, such as fever, vomiting, confusion and difficulty
of moving, could lead to swelling of the brain and coma and eventually death.
The DOH said that there is no specific antiviral treatment for Japanese encephalitis. Vaccination is the single most important control measure.
The DOH is advising the public to get in touch with their local public health officers for the schedule of vaccinations.
ROYAL AIR PHILS. CLARK-PUERTO PRINCESA INAUGURAL FLIGHT. Royal Air Philippines and Clark International Airport Corporation (CIAC) officials cut theribbon formally inaugurating Royal Air’s four-times-weekly servicebetween the Clark International Airport (CRK) and Puerto Princesa (PPS). Leading the ribbon-cutting are: (L-R) CIAC Airport Operations Manager Hilarion Ritche Nacpil; Bea Tan, co-founder of Beach Volleyball Republic, Capt. Rey Ramos, Royal Air Vice-President for Operations; Ed Novillas, Royal Air CEO; Kane Hui, Royal Air Chairman; and Meg Obejas, Royal Air Vice-President for Commercial. Royal Air Flight RW 868 leaves the Clark airport at 12:30 pm every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday and arrives in Puerto Princesa at 1:45 pm. The return flight, RW 869, leaves Puerto Princesa at 4:00 pm on the same days and arrives at Clark at 5:15 pm.