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Haze returns here as fires in Indonesia rage

18-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Asiaone | 6:00 AM

That burnt smell, the foggy blanket in the air – your senses have not deceived you: The haze is back in Singapore. Singapore’s National Environment Agency [...]
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Haze eases in Singapore as wind direction changes

18-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

Keep an umbrella handy today, as rain is likely to hit Singapore in the afternoon. Unhealthy levels of haze, however, may not return for now. Instead, the National [...]
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China’s Evolving Role in the Fight Against Ebola

18-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Thediplomat | 6:00 AM

China stepped up its assistance to Sierra Leone on Tuesday when it sent a 59-member laboratory team to the West African nation to help contain the growing Ebola virus [...]
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Africa’s Ebola Should Be China’s Problem

18-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Bloombergview | 6:00 AM

China may be Africa’s biggest trading partner and one of its biggest investors, but you wouldn’t know that from the size of its contribution toward fighting West [...]
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China ups its medics in Ebola-hit Sierra Leone to 174

18-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

China will send more medics to Ebola-hit Sierra Leone to help boost laboratory testing for the virus, raising the total number of Chinese medical experts there to 174, the UN [...]
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’95pct Coverage’: China’s Medical Gains and Gaps

18-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

No SARS or bird-flu epidemic has hit China for years, and the ebola outbreak is fortunately far away, but the world’s biggest country is in precarious health. By many [...]
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Cancer-stricken Vietnam vet blames VA hospital for not catching illness sooner

18-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Click2houston | 6:00 AM

During the carnage of the Vietnam War, then-Pvt. Stanley Korenek fought hard for all of us as a soldier in the United States Army. “I mean, I served my country,” [...]
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IT helping to address Singapore’s evolving healthcare needs: Gan

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

An ageing population, smaller family units and more elderly living apart from family members mean IT will increasingly be used to empower people to self-manage their health, [...]
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Singapore shrouded by Indonesian smog

17-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Al Jazeera | 6:00 AM

Indonesia is preparing cloud-seeding operations in an effort to combat a haze of air pollution blanketing neighbouring Singapore. Pollution levels were “moderate” [...]
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Malaysia monitoring suspected Ebola case

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

Doctors in Malaysia’s Sarawak state are probing a suspected case of Ebola, according to media reports. The Malay Mail Online reported on Monday (Sep 15) that health [...]
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Malaysia to send 20 million medical gloves to fight Ebola

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

Malaysia will send more than 20 million medical rubber gloves to five African nations battling the deadly Ebola virus, addressing a crucial shortage faced by overwhelmed [...]
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No Ebola virus case in Malaysia, says Health DG – Bernama

17-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah (pic) today confirmed that there is no Ebola virus case in Malaysia. However, he gave his assurance that the Health [...]
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Disease threatens as Kashmir flood waters turn fetid

17-Sep-2014 Intellasia | World Bulletin | 6:00 AM

Indian emergency workers battled on Monday to prevent waterborne diseases from spreading, as fetid water swilled around the Kashmir valley more than a week after the [...]
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Epirus, Ranbaxy win India approval for arthritis drug copy

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

Epirus Biopharmaceuticals Inc said India’s drug regulator has approved its copy of a top-selling arthritis treatment, paving the way for its launch in the country early [...]
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Gilead licenses hepatitis therapy in India

17-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Chicago Tribune | 6:00 AM

Gilead Sciences has licensed seven India-based generic drugmakers to bring cheaper versions of Sovaldi to 91 countries, expanding the reach of a hepatitis C drug that is sold [...]
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