Tag Archives: Health Secretary Francisco Duque III


Consult doctor, don’t self medicate vs. leptospirosis: DOH

Health Secretary Francisco Duque III has advised the public to immediately consult a physician if they see symptoms of leptospirosis, noting to never attempt to self-medicate.

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PH wants money back from Sanofi for dengue vaccine

The Philippine government will demand a refund of 3.5 billion pesos ($69.5 million) from vaccine maker Sanofi Pasteur and look at possible legal action after a study showed the vaccine used in a dengue immunization program could expose some people to severe illness, the health chief said Friday.