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Taiwan donates protective gear to help fight Ebola

27-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Wantchinatimes | 6:00 AM

Taiwan is donating medical protective gear to help combat the Ebola outbreak in West Africa as part of a cooperation programme with the United States on the international [...]
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Man with suspected Ebola on the run

26-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 6:00 AM

Police and health authorities are searching for a man who arrived from Sierra Leone and was suspected of carrying the Ebola virus disease, after he failed to report for daily [...]
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CSIRO: Australia’s under-resourced biosecurity puts country at risk

26-Nov-2014 Intellasia | The Age | 6:00 AM

Australia’s biosecurity is at risk from what the CSIRO has called “the efficiency era”, which could hit the country’s ability to protect itself from [...]
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Burma rejects medics with overseas degrees

25-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Asia One | 6:00 AM

Eleven Myanmar medics who obtained their degrees abroad have failed a test for licences, according to the Myanmar Medical Council (MMC). The MMC announced that 11 doctors [...]
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Japan, China, Korea agree on Ebola cooperation

Japan, China, Korea agree on Ebola cooperation

25-Nov-2014 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

The health ministers of China, Japan and South Korea said yesterday they would collaborate closely in preventing Ebola and other deadly diseases from entering their borders. [...]
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Central Asia on Ebola: Kazakh Scientists Promise Vaccine

24-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Globalvoicesonline | 6:00 AM

Of all the reactions in Central Asia to Ebola in the last few months, by far the most curious is the claim by Kazakh scientists that they plan to develop their own vaccine [...]
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Taiwan reports 1st indigenous case of German measles of 2014

24-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Outbreaknewstoday | 6:00 AM

The Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (Taiwan CDC) has reported this year’s sixth rubella (German measles) case in a 31-year-old male who resides in northern Taiwan. [...]
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Chinese ‘quack’ doctor was released to kill again

22-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Telegraph | 6:00 AM

Hu Wanlin, who claims to be ‘omnipotent’ is jailed for 15 years after he dehydrated some of his patients to death A Chinese “quack” doctor who [...]
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Indian media: Controversial guru ‘disregarded’ law

22-Nov-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

Papers in India criticise controversial Hindu guru Rampal for “allowing” his supporters to use violence against police officials. The self-styled guru is wanted [...]
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OIE says European bird flu viruses similar to Korean one

21-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Tests show that bird flu viruses found in Germany, the Netherlands and Britain are similar to one that devastated poultry flocks in South Korea earlier this year, the World [...]
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A quick history of why Asians wear surgical masks in public

21-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Qz | 6:00 AM

On the 7 train that connects Manhattan to the bustling ethnic enclave of Flushing, Queens, it’s becoming more and more common to see riders wearing surgical masks in [...]
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Philippines slammed for ‘breach’ of Ebola quarantine

20-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Gulfnews | 6:00 AM

The Philippines’ top health and military officials were under fire on Tuesday for visiting Filipino UN troops undergoing quarantine after serving in Ebola-ravaged [...]
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India Isolates Ebola Survivor At an Airport

20-Nov-2014 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

A 26-year-old Indian man who recovered from Ebola was being held at a quarantine facility at the New Delhi airport as a cautionary measure after his semen tested positive for [...]
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India quarantines man over Ebola sex risk

20-Nov-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

India has quarantined a man who was cured of Ebola in Liberia because of the possibility that he may spread the virus through sex. The man tested negative for Ebola in [...]
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Drug with Singapore link lowers risk of heart attack worldwide: Study

20-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

In the first discovery since statins were regularly used to lower cholesterol, a large, global study – in which doctors and heart patients in Singapore participated [...]
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