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“Tawa-tawa” plant has been used in the city for dengue patients in the past several years which Dr. John Tinoyan, a former assistant health officer of Baguio, says has been shown to help patients increase their platelet and red blood cells. He said he has been making tawa-tawa capsule by reducing the plant to powder form and gives them for free to dengue patients. (PNA photo Liza T. Agoot)