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Update: DOH confirms second and third monkeypox cases in PH

Updated: Aug 21


(Source: Reuters)


The Department of Health issued a press release confirming the country's second and third cases of monkeypox; the first reported case was also noted to have recovered. Download "DOH detects, isolates second and third confirmed cases of monkeypox in the Philippines" (in PDF):

DOH DETECTS, ISOLATES SECOND AND THIRD CONFIRMED CASES OF MONKEYPOX IN THE PHILIPPINES _ D
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The DOH had also been continually issuing guidances in aid of the country's response to monkeypox, as follows:


May 24, 2022: Department Memorandum No. 2022-0220, Interim Technical Guidelines for the Implementation of Monkevpox Surveillance, Screening. Management, and Infection Control

dm2022-0220
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June 10, 2022: DM No. 2022-0291, "Additional Interim Guidance on the Management of Monkeypox"

dm2022-0291
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Download PDF • 73.07MB

June 23, 2022: Department Circular No. 2022-0329, "Advisory on Availability of Real-Time Reverse Transcriptase Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) Testing for Monkeypox"

dc2022-0329
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Download PDF • 174KB

July 24, 2022: DC No. 2022-0390, "Reiteration of Department Memorandum (DM) No. 2022-0220 and No. 2022-0291"

dc2022-0390
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Download PDF • 1.44MB

July 31, 2022: DM No. 2022-0337, "Reiteration of Data Privacy Guidelines for the Handling of Monkeypox Cases and Contacts"

dm2022-0337
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Download PDF • 174KB

August 8, 2022: DM No. 2022-0338, "Interim Guidelines for Health Facilities’ Preparedness and Response Against Monkeypox

dm2022-0338
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Download PDF • 13.20MB

On its Facebook page, TLF Share also promoted its FAQ-style social media cards on monkeypox.



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