DOH warns public against the flu

MANILA, Philippines -- As the flu season peaked, the Department of Health (DOH) on Tuesday urged the public to take extra precaution and strengthen their immune system to avoid contracting and spreading the virus.   Health Undersecretary Eric Domingo said that the flu season usually peaks during the cold weather season and the health agency usually starts its vaccination drive for flu during the middle of the year.   "Binabantayan natin kung ano iyong strain at talagang by middle of the year nagbabakuna na tayo," Domingo said in a statement.   "Sa Pilipinas ang peak lang talaga ng flu-like illnesses itong panahon ng malamig," he added.   Th...

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