CHO registers Diphtheria case Print
Wednesday, 31 May 2017 13:04

The City Health Office has registered a confirmed case of Diphtheria in barangay Pasonanca last week.

Dr. Ivy Rozeth Saavedra-Iturralde, City Epidemiology Head, described the patient as a five-year old girl residing in barangay Pasonanca.

The child was first brought to the Zamboanga Puericulture Lying-In and Maternity Hospital after complaining of fever and sore throat.

The child was transferred to the Zamboanga City Medical Center where she is now recuperating.

A throat swab taken from the patient confirms that the child was sick of Diphtheria.


Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 May 2017 13:07