A child cries after being vaccinated against measles by the Philippine Red Cross in Baseco, a slum area in Manila, the Philippines. An outbreak of dengue fever now threatens the country amid a scandal over an anti-dengue vaccine. Photo: AFP

Dengue fever threat looms in Philippines amid vaccine fears and deadly measles outbreak

  • Health authorities in the Philippines face an uphill battle against potentially fatal infectious diseases because of distrust in an immunisation programme
  • Controversial anti-dengue vaccine Dengvaxia may have caused several deaths
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A child cries after being vaccinated against measles by the Philippine Red Cross in Baseco, a slum area in Manila, the Philippines. An outbreak of dengue fever now threatens the country amid a scandal over an anti-dengue vaccine. Photo: AFP
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