The Dengue Situation in Region VI (July 2019)

Last 9 July 2019, Health Secretary Francisco Duque III declared a dengue outbreak in Region VI of the Philippines.  Iloilo City included, the region is undergoing its worst dengue epidemic in recorded history. As of 29 June 2019, statistics indicate 13,164 dengue...

FDA Approves 59 New Drugs

In 2018, the US Food and Drugs Administration approved 59 new drugs for medical use. This marks the highest record of approvals to date. This is in comparison to the 46 approvals in 2017 and 22 in 2016. The Administration’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research...