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Vietnam on high alert over bird flu risk

23-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Nationmultimedia | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s Ministry of Health has ordered provinces and cities across the country to urgently take appropriate measures to arrest the spread of the A/H7N9 virus, [...]
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Taiwan battles bird flu outbreaks

23-Feb-2017 Intellasia | News.com.au | 6:00 AM

Taiwan is stepping up efforts to battle bird flu outbreaks through various measures in a bid to prevent poultry-to-human transmission of the virus. Since discovering its [...]
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Taiwan Stock Market May Test Resistance At 9,800 Points

23-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Nasdaq | 6:00 AM

The Taiwan stock market has moved higher in two of three trading days since the end of the two-day slide in which it had slipped 40 points or 0.4 percent. The Taiwan Stock [...]
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Chinese clinical researcher launches HIV immune booster in Kenya

22-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Standard Media | 6:00 AM

A Chinese medical practitioner and clinical researcher at has developed a herbal drug he claims boosts immunity against HIV/Aids and a number of other ailments. Shengxun, who [...]
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Vietnam reports H5N6 and H5N1 outbreaks as Europe battles more H5N8

22-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Cidrap | 6:00 AM

Animal health officials in Vietnam reported the first outbreaks of the year involving two highly pathogenic avian flu strains – H5N6 and H5N1 – as five European [...]
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Korea to establish foot-and-mouth vaccine plant by 2020

21-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea plans to set up a plant to manufacture a locally developed foot-and-mouth vaccine by 2020 as part of efforts to combat outbreaks of the viral animal disease, the [...]
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China Says Bird Flu Spread Slows, Vows to Stiffen Controls

20-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Jakartaglobe | 6:00 AM

The spread of a deadly strain of bird flu in China is slowing, health authorities said on Thursday (16/02), as they vowed to tighten controls on markets and the transport of [...]
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Bird flu rates may be higher in China farms

Bird flu rates may be higher in China farms

20-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

Bird flu infection rates in Chinese poultry farms may be far higher than previously thought because the strain of the deadly virus that has killed more than 100 people this [...]
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China shuts poultry markets as bird-flu deaths rise

18-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Atimes | 6:00 AM

The global spread of bird flu and the number of viral strains currently circulating and causing infections have reached unprecedented levels, raising the risk of a potential [...]
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Dozens die of bird flu in China amid fears of new health crisis

18-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

As many as 79 people died from H7N9 bird flu in China last month, the government said, stoking worries the spread of the virus this season could be the worst on record. [...]
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China says bird flu spread slows, vows to stiffen controls

China says bird flu spread slows, vows to stiffen controls

18-Feb-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The spread of a deadly strain of bird flu in China is slowing, health authorities said on Thursday, as they vowed to tighten controls on markets and the transport of live [...]
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Korea Seals Off 2 Hospitals Due to Outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome

18-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Smobserved | 6:00 AM

While we’re experiencing a Norovirus health scare in Santa Monica, simultaneously Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers) has infected 126 people in South Korea and [...]
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China bird flu deaths surge in what could be the worst season ever

17-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

As many as 79 people died from H7N9 bird flu in China last month, the government said, stoking worries that the spread of the virus this season could be the worst on record. [...]
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Vietnam reports 232 Zika infection cases since 2016: ministry

17-Feb-2017 Intellasia | MB | 6:00 AM

Vietnam has reported a total of 219 Zika infection cases in 2016 and 13 new cases in 2017, bringing the total Zika cases nationwide since 2016 to 232, said the Ministry of [...]
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China carfentanil ban a ‘game-changer’ for opioid epidemic

17-Feb-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

China is adding the deadly elephant tranquiliser carfentanil and three related synthetic opioids to its list of controlled substances effective March 1, China’s [...]
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