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Nurse becomes 11th person tested for Ebola in Australia

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

Eleven people in Australia have been tested for Ebola in recent weeks, officials revealed Friday, as a nurse became the latest to return negative blood samples for the deadly [...]
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Killer on the loose again as malaria menaces Asia

11-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Nation Multi Media | 6:00 AM

But targeting Mekong-region hotspots of the drug-resistant strain won’t stop its spread; we need a frontal assault to eliminate the disease Across Asia millions of [...]
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Is Ebola likely to arrive in Singapore? 5 things to know

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

1. How is the Ebola virus transmitted? By coming into direct contact with the body fluids (e.g. blood, saliva, urine, or stools) of an infected person. 2. Can someone get it [...]
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Suspected Ebola patient being treated in Taiwan: Report

11-Oct-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

A 45-year-old Nigerian woman was sent to Taoyuan general Hospital after entering the country on Thursday, and is currently quarantined while waiting for results of medical [...]
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Asia sees spike in dengue fever outbreaks

10-Oct-2014 Intellasia | | 6:00 AM

Southern China is suffering from its worst outbreak of dengue fever in two decades, with 1,000 new cases of the potentially fatal mosquito-borne disease emerging each day, [...]
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Australian who worked with Ebola victims tested for virus

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

An Australian woman was being assessed Thursday for the Ebola virus after she developed a fever following her return from a month working as a Red Cross nurse in Sierra [...]
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Singapore haze alert: 3-hour PSI hits ‘unhealthy’ level

08-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:00 AM

Southwesterly winds brought haze to Singapore on Monday. The National Environment Agency’s website on haze showed that the three-hour PSI reading at 3pm had risen to [...]
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Singapore Grapples With ‘Unhealthy’ Haze From Indonesia

08-Oct-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Air pollution in Singapore reached its most hazardous level this year on Tuesday as haze caused by fires in Indonesia shrouded the island state. The hazy conditions – [...]
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6 Die in Dengue Virus Outbreak in Southern China

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

The dengue virus has killed six people and infected more than 21,000 in southern China’s worst outbreak of the mosquito-transmitted disease in about two decades, [...]
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Dearth of doctors drags on China private healthcare drive

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

As China tries to privatise an overburdened public healthcare system, private hospitals face a shortage… of doctors. The bottleneck – the result of resistance [...]
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Ebola in India: Japanese tourist in Manipur suspected with Ebola

08-Oct-2014 Intellasia | The Health Site | 6:00 AM

A Japanese tourist in Manipur is suspected to have contracted the deadly Ebola virus infection. Kawakubo Yuko, 27-year-old, had already visited five countries and had stayed [...]
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Ebola Outbreak: India Monitoring Possible New Ebola Victim From Japan

08-Oct-2014 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

A Japanese tourist visiting India is reportedly suspected to have contracted the Ebola virus that is wreaking havoc across West Africa and causing scares from Dallas to [...]
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Revered Thai king admitted to Bangkok hospital with fever

Revered Thai king admitted to Bangkok hospital with fever

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

Thailand’s revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej, 86, has been admitted to a Bangkok hospital after suffering from fever and an infection, the Royal Household Bureau [...]
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India exploring legal options against US think tank for allegedly maligning country’s image

07-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Indiatimes | 6:00 AM

The authors of a controversial report, which alleged that Indian drug makers sell inferior drugs in poor African countries, have called the Indian government’s threat [...]
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Has Thailand come up with a vaccine for EBOLA? Scientists claim to have developed ‘most effective’ antibody to kill off deadly virus

07-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Dailymail | 6:00 AM

Thai scientists have announced the discovery of a new type of antibody against the Ebola virus and claimed that it is ‘more effective’ than those that already [...]
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