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THE Court of Appeals’ (CA) upheld a Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) decision revoking the professional license of controversial Hayden Kho, former physician of the Belo Medical Group, Inc. (BMGI). In a ruling, the appellate court eigth Division junked Kho’s petition seeking reversal of the August 22, 2011 decision of the commission stemming from an administrative case against him. In a 17-page decision penned by Associate Justice Edwin Sorongon, it affirmed the ruling against Kho finding him guilty of immorality, dishonorable and/or unethical conduct. The Board of Medicine issued a decision on November 20, 2009 against and it denied Kho’s motion for reconsideration on February 8, 2010. Movie and television actress Katrina Halili filed the administrative case against Kho in 2009 after their sex video went viral in the Internet. JOMAR CANLAS

The Department of Health on Wednesday said that one Metro Manila barangay— in Caloocan—waxed hot in the dengue hotspot list for the past four weeks. Eduardo Janairo, regional director of the Department of Health Center for Health Development-National Capital Region, said that the area was identified as Barangay 176 in Caloocan City. “We have coordinated with the local government concerned and made the necessary precautionary measures to further avert the transmission of dengue cases in the community. The regional health office together with the city health office and local government with the support of the community have joined together to prevent the widespread spread of the disease,” said Janairo. He also said that the department is also closely monitoring Barangay Karuhatan of Valenzuela City as it recorded a 233 percent increase in the number of dengue cases. JOVEE MARIE N. DELA CRUZ



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