Dengue vaccines will be available in 2014, announces DOH

Some great news for a change.

The Philippine News Agency (via InterAksyon.com) reports that on Wednesday, September 4, during a Department of Health (DOH) mission held in the town of Dumarao in Capiz province, "DOH Assistant Secretary Pauline Jean Ubial said dengue vaccines will be available in 2014."

 

The report noted: "However, the DOH assistant secretary said that cleaning the surroundings is still the best way to prevent the spread of dengue fever." The report didn’t specifically say where the said vaccines would be available or how much they would cost.

 

For more on this story, log on to InterAksyon.com.

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