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How to treat firecracker-related injuries, according to DOH


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MANILA, Philippines — Despite repeated warnings against using firecrackers, the number of injuries has reached 25 a few days before the country welcomes the new year.


The Department of Health said the number of cases since December 21 was 14% higher than the injuries logged in 2021, but was 24% lower than the five-year average during the same time period.


In a briefing Tuesday, DOH officer-in-charge Maria Rosario Vergeire enumerated tips to treat firework-related injuries as she called on the public to avoid the use of firecrackers and opt for alternative noisemakers.


Full Story: https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2022/12/27/2233606/how-treat-firecracker-related-injuries-according-doh


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