What are the measures that the DOH is doing to prevent the entry of H7N9 in the Philippines?
  • Monitoring of fever for all incoming airline passengers especially those coming from China, Taiwan and other Asian countries.
  • Coordinating closely with Department of Agricultures for poultry epidemics.
  • Hospitals are alerted for unusual lung infections.
  • Research Institute for Tropical Medicines (RITM) has capacity and ready to examine or confine suspected patients.
  • Public is advised to report unusual influenza-like infections.