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Antibiotic abuse killing thousands in Thailand

14-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

In a softly-lit suite of Bangkok’s Praram 9 Hospital, Songchai (not his real name) slowly scrawls out his thoughts on paper. Five months in coma have left him with [...]
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Vietnam successfully produces measles-rubella vaccine for 1st time

10-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s Ministry of Health (MoH) announced Tuesday that it has successfully produced measles-rubella vaccine for the first time. This brings Vietnam among 25 [...]
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Flu outbreak on the rise in Taiwan: CDC

10-Nov-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The number of flu cases in Taiwan continues to increase as the peak period approaches, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Tuesday, reporting three new deaths from flu [...]
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Chinese doctors use 3D printed part in skull surgery

10-Nov-2016 Intellasia | IANS | 6:00 AM

Doctors in China’s Chongqing municipality have successfully replaced a section of a female cancer patient’s forehead with a 3D-printed part. The patient who is in [...]
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Zika infections double in Vietnam

08-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The number of confirmed Zika cases in Vietnam has more than doubled over the past three days to 23, with a dozen of the new infections recorded in the commercial hub of HCM [...]
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Zika cases in Philippines continue to rise

07-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

The Philippine health secretary said on Friday that the government has recorded six more cases of Zika virus infections in recent days, bringing the total number of [...]
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Burma government Takes Measures to Prevent Spread of Zika

07-Nov-2016 Intellasia | RFA | 6:00 AM

A mosquito lands on a piece of material in Yangon three days after the Myanmar government confirmed that a pregnant foreign woman had been diagnosed with the country’s [...]
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Study finds gene markers for drug-resistant malaria in Cambodia

05-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Scientists have discovered genetic markers in malaria parasites linked to resistance to the key anti-malarial medicine piperaquine, and say their work could help doctors and [...]
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Prevention efforts step up after Zika case in Yangon

05-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Frontier Myanmar | 6:00 AM

Health authorities in Yangon have been carrying out Zika prevention efforts following the discovery of the country’s first case of the mosquito-borne virus. No new [...]
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HCM City confirms 9 more Zika cases, raises Vietnam’s total to 39

05-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Vnexpress | 6:00 AM

There are signs of the virus spreading rapidly across the city of 12 million people. HCM City reported nine more cases of the Zika virus on Thursday, raising the total [...]
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Zika alert: Pregnant woman in Vietnam’s 23 new confirmed cases

Zika alert: Pregnant woman in Vietnam’s 23 new confirmed cases

05-Nov-2016 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

Vietnam health ministry has said the number of confirmed Zika cases in the country has more than doubled over the past three days to 23, as a dozen new infections were [...]
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Poor housing raises Zika risk in Vietnam

05-Nov-2016 Intellasia | MB | 6:00 AM

As the Zika virus spreads, poor housing conditions increases the infection risks of workers at industrial zones. So far, 23 people have tested positive for the disease in [...]
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Vietnam confirms 23 Zika cases

04-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The number of confirmed Zika cases in Vietnam has more than doubled over the past three days to 23, with a dozen of the new infections recorded in the commercial hub of HCM [...]
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Dengue cases in Malaysia see 11 per cent decline

04-Nov-2016 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Dengue cases in Malaysia are the decline, with 89,243 cases recorded as of October 29 compared to 100,665 cases in the corresponding period last year. Health minister Datuk [...]
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Zika Infections Double in Vietnam as Cases Increase in South

04-Nov-2016 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

The number of confirmed Zika cases in Vietnam has more than doubled over the past three days to 23, with a dozen of the new infections recorded in the commercial hub of HCM [...]
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