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Malaysia Sees Spike in Dengue

05-Sep-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Malaysia is reeling from a deadly outbreak of dengue, with nearly four times more deaths so far this year compared with the same period in 2013. As of August 30, Malaysia [...]
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Indonesia takes anti-Ebola precautions for haj pilgrims

05-Sep-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Indonesia, which sends the largest group of Muslims each year on the annual haj pilgrimage, is taking precautions to ensure that its citizens going to Saudi Arabia will be [...]
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First suspected case of Ebola in Thailand reported

First suspected case of Ebola in Thailand reported

05-Sep-2014 Intellasia | The Phuket News | 6:00 AM

“But now the patient is under quarantine”, said Dr Narong Sahamethapat, permanent secretary of the Public health ministry said today at a press conference. The [...]
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Philippine government confirms Filipina nurse infected with MERS-CoV

05-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

The Philippine Department of Health (DOH) confirmed on Wednesday that a Filipina nurse who returned to the country from Saudi Arabia tested positive for the dreaded Middle [...]
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India battles HIV/Aids drug shortage as some firms halt supply

05-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

India is facing a shortage of HIV/Aids drugs provided under the government’s free medicine programme after some drugmakers halted supplies due to delayed payments, [...]
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Chinese team offers free ophthalmic treatment in Burma

05-Sep-2014 Intellasia | ECNS | 6:00 AM

A Chinese medical team started a free eye surgical treatment campaign in Yangon Thursday as the third of its kind of “Brightness Action” in the country. Organised [...]
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Japan: Dengue Fever Outbreak Spread by Mosquitos in Tokyo’s Yoyogi Park

Japan: Dengue Fever Outbreak Spread by Mosquitos in Tokyo’s Yoyogi Park

04-Sep-2014 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

At least 34 people have contracted dengue fever in Japan, in the first outbreak of the tropical disease to hit the country in almost 70 years. The health ministry has [...]
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Surrogate offers clues into man with 16 babies

04-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

When the young Thai woman saw an online ad seeking surrogate mothers, it seemed like a life-altering deal: $10,000 to help a foreign couple that wanted a child but [...]
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Doktor Budak Is The Malaysian WebMD, Specially Made For Parents

04-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Vulcan Post | 6:00 AM

To a parent, nothing is more important that their child’s health. That is why Doktor Budak is perfect for nervous parents in Malaysia who may seek immediate online help [...]
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Japan battles first dengue fever outbreak in 70 years

04-Sep-2014 Intellasia | bbc | 6:00 AM

A dengue fever outbreak has hit Japan for the first time in over 70 years with at least 22 confirmed cases, BBC News reported. The outbreak is believed to have started after [...]
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Japan confirms 22 people affected by first dengue fever outbreak since 1945

03-Sep-2014 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

New cases of the mosquito-borne disease reported today involve suffers believed to have fallen ill after visiting Tokyo’s Yoyogi Park, which is popular with residents [...]
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China Issues Tax Breaks for Green Cars to Tackle Air Pollution

03-Sep-2014 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

China has introduced tax breaks on sales of electric cars, in an attempt to reduce pollution in the world’s most populous country. The measure is targeted at sales of [...]
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Japan confirms more dengue infections: officials

Japan confirms more dengue infections: officials

02-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

An outbreak of dengue fever in Japan – the first since World War II – could have affected up to 20 people, media reported Monday, as officials confirmed three [...]
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China Plans a Market for Carbon Permits

02-Sep-2014 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

China plans to introduce its national market for carbon permit trading in 2016, a government official said on Sunday, adding that Beijing is close to completing rules for [...]
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Thailand totters towards waste crisis

02-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A blaze at a vast rubbish dump home to six million tonnes of putrefying trash and toxic effluent has kindled fears that poor planning and lax law enforcement are tipping [...]
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