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China military-linked firm eyes quick approval of drug to cure Ebola

China military-linked firm eyes quick approval of drug to cure Ebola

16-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A Chinese drugmaker with close military ties is seeking fast-track approval for a drug that it says can cure Ebola, as China joins the race to help treat a deadly outbreak of [...]
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Chinese Firm Says Its Drug Can Cure Ebola

16-Oct-2014 Intellasia | News Max Health | 6:00 AM

A Chinese drugmaker with close military ties is seeking fast-track approval for a drug that it says can cure Ebola, as China joins the race to help treat a deadly outbreak of [...]
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WHO tells East Asia Pacific to bolster Ebola defences

WHO tells East Asia Pacific to bolster Ebola defences

15-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

World Health Organization chief Margaret Chan on Monday urged East Asian and Pacific countries to strengthen defences against the Ebola outbreak, warning that the whole world [...]
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US charity helps NKorea fight drug-resistant TB

15-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Despite worsening US-North Korean relations, an American charity is ramping up efforts against an epidemic of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in the isolated country, where [...]
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ADB, Japan support South Asia’s push to end spread of livestock disease

15-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Dhaka Tribune | 6:00 AM

The ADB statement said the funds would be used to set up a formal regional cooperation framework among the member countries of South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation [...]
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Ebola’s threat to India

15-Oct-2014 Intellasia | The Economist | 6:00 AM

IN RECENT years India has made renewed diplomatic efforts to reach out to Africa. Manmohan Singh, India’s former prime minister, visited the continent for six days in [...]
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India on high alert, ramps up Ebola screening at airports

15-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Hindustan Times | 6:00 AM

Indian authorities have ramped up screening for the Ebola virus at airports and ports over the past two months to avert an outbreak of the deadly disease that has killed more [...]
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Southeast Asia has an acute healthcare problem. These apps inject hope

15-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Tech in Asia | 6:00 AM

Will Greene writes about digital trends and development in Southeast Asia. He researched this article with support from BDG Asia, an advisory firm that helps international [...]
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2900 medicines categorised zero-rated GST in Malaysia

14-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Asiaone | 6:00 AM

The health ministry has clarified that the 2,900 brands of essential medicine that will be exempted from the Goods and Services Tax are categorised as zero-rated GST. These [...]
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Africa’s Ebola and Asia’s Obligation

14-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

US Secretary of State John Kerry clanged his tin cup on the lectern last week, making an “urgent plea” to the world to do more to fight Ebola. With more than [...]
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Aquino: Ebola a ‘paramount concern’ for Philippines

14-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The deadly Ebola virus has not reached the Philippines but President Benigno Aquino III assured on Monday that preventing its outbreak here is a top priority of the [...]
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14 Asian ministers to discuss Ebola outbreak as battle goes global

14 Asian ministers to discuss Ebola outbreak as battle goes global

14-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

14 Asian ministers to discuss Ebola outbreak as battle goes global 14 health ministers in Asia, including Singapore’s Gan Kim Yong, and several experts will meet from [...]
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WHO: East Asia faces Ebola risk, but more prepared

WHO: East Asia faces Ebola risk, but more prepared

13-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

With its bustling trade, travel hubs and armies of migrant workers, East Asia faces the risk of exposure to Ebola but is improving its defenses and may be more ready than [...]
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Philippines health workers sought for Ebola-hit West Africa

13-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Khaleejtimes | 6:00 AM

The Philippines is considering deploying substantial numbers of health workers to West Africa amid a global appeal to deal with the Ebola virus, Health Secretary Enrique Ona [...]
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India offers cooperation to develop affordable Ebola drugs, vaccines

13-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Zeenews | 6:00 AM

India will cooperate in the development of vaccines and drugs to fight the Ebola virus “for the poorest of the poor at realistic prices”, Indian Ambassador to the [...]
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