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Cambodian doctor guilty of infecting patients with HIV

05-Dec-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

An unlicensed Cambodian doctor was sentenced to 25 years in prison on Thursday after he was found guilty of infecting more than 200 people with HIV, including some who later [...]
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Dengue fever cases in Taiwan climb to nearly 40000

05-Dec-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The number of dengue fever cases in Taiwan has risen to 39,898 since the start of May, with 247 new cases recorded Wednesday, according to data released by the Central [...]
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Dengue fever cases in Taiwan climb to nearly 40000

04-Dec-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The number of dengue fever cases in Taiwan has risen to 39,898 since the start of May, with 247 new cases recorded Wednesday, according to data released by the Central [...]
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Cambodian doctor guilty of infecting patients with HIV

Cambodian doctor guilty of infecting patients with HIV

04-Dec-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

An unlicensed Cambodian doctor was sentenced to 25 years in prison on Thursday after he was found guilty of infecting more than 200 people with HIV, including some who later [...]
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Korea’s HIV Testing of Foreign Workers Under Fire

03-Dec-2015 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

An attorney and activist has filed a complaint with South Korea’s national human rights body to seek clarification on the current status of mandatory HIV testing of [...]
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Toil and trouble in China over Nobel medicine prize

03-Dec-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China’s Tu Youyou collects her country’s first Nobel Prize for medicine next week for extracting an anti-malarial drug from a herb mentioned in a traditional [...]
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Singapore ‘has 2nd-highest proportion of diabetics’

03-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Singapore has the second-highest proportion of diabetics among developed nations, a new report by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) revealed. It said 10.53 per cent [...]
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Asia-Pacific faces a HIV epidemic among adolescents – report

02-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Yahoo Newsroom | 6:00 AM

The Asia-Pacific region is facing a ‘hidden epidemic’ of HIV among adolescents, according to a new report by a United Nations team. There were an estimated 50,000 [...]
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Cambodian Red Cross Touts Steep Decline in HIV Infection Rate

02-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Khmertimeskh | 6:00 AM

The Cambodian Red Cross said yesterday that the number of Cambodians infected with HIV has dropped from an estimated 1.6 percent of the population in 1998 to an estimated 0.6 [...]
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Indonesia’s Papua battles Aids epidemic

02-Dec-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Fifteen-year-old Adina curls up in bed under a sheet, her body ravaged by Aids, one of many caught up in an epidemic sweeping Indonesia’s eastern Papua region. The [...]
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Beijing air pollution reaches hazardous levels

02-Dec-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Schools in the Chinese capital kept students indoors and parents brought their kids to hospitals with breathing ailments Tuesday as Beijing grappled with extremely severe air [...]
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Burma’s HIV patients shunned despite progress in treatment

02-Dec-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Shortly after Cho’s husband passed away at his parent’s home his family called to tell her he had died of Aids and said she should get tested. Cho vividly [...]
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Avian influenza outbreaks reported in Africa, Asia

26-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Cidrap | 6:00 AM

Avian influenza outbreaks tied to the H5N1 virus continue to strike poultry in Africa, with Ghana and Nigeria reporting new events, and two Asian locations are reporting new [...]
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41 kids die from mystery disease in Papua

26-Nov-2015 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

A large number of children, many below the age of seven, have died of an unexplained disease in Mbuwa district, Nduga regency, Papua, following the start of the rainy season [...]
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China’s climate act could prevent 684000 deaths by 2030

24-Nov-2015 Intellasia | Asiaone | 6:00 AM

A new analysis from the World Health Organization (WHO) shows that an estimated 684,000 premature deaths in China could be prevented every year by 2030, with stronger action [...]
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