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Zimbabwe’s Mugabe flies to Singapore for medical checks

03-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe travelled to Singapore for a medical checkup on Wednesday, his spokesman said, days after he celebrated his 93rd birthday by vowing to add [...]
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Phl takes lead in dengue summit

03-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

As the first country to carry out a mass immunisation programme against dengue, the Philippines is taking centre stage at the 2nd Asia Dengue Summit in Manila that ends [...]
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China’s first high-level biosafety lab ready for service

02-Mar-2017 Intellasia | The Financial Express | 6:00 AM

China’s first high-level biosafety laboratory has been accredited and will be formally put into service, the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) said late this month. The [...]
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Taiwanese man dies of H7N9

02-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

A 69-year-old businessperson who worked in China became the second person in Taiwan to die of the H7N9 avian flu, officials said Tuesday. Of five known cases, a foreign [...]
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China’s first high security bio lab ready for service

01-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Global Times | 6:00 AM

China’s first high level biosafety laboratory has been accredited and will be formally put into service, the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) said Friday. The lab will [...]
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Korea to extend subsidy on some egg imports as bird flu hits local output

01-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

South Korea is extending a scheme to subsidise up to half the cost of importing eggs by sea for another two months until the end of April, as it grapples with a shortfall in [...]
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Fears that H7N9 virus could be drug-resistant

01-Mar-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China is grappling with its worst bird flu outbreak, with the death toll so far this winter rising to at least 108, stirring further concerns about the spread of the deadly [...]
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Black market for live chickens thrives in China despite bird flu bans

28-Feb-2017 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Vans stocked with live poultry can be found down alleyways in the southern city of Guangzhou, with customers shrugging off the health risks Guangdong housewife Zhang Yi makes [...]
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Thailand issues warning over the spread of the hand, foot, and mouth disease (HFMD)

28-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Outbreak News Today | 6:00 AM

Thailand health officials issued an advisory last week after reporting increased numbers of the viral infection, hand, foot, and mouth disease (HFMD), mostly in children [...]
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How China Can Stop a Pandemic

28-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The deadliest outbreak of H7N9 bird flu since its discovery in 2013 is sweeping across China. It’s caused at least 100 deaths and has been detected in half the [...]
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6 bird flu outbreaks reported in Vietnam

24-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Vietnam has reported six bird flu outbreaks in five provinces nationwide in the past 21 days, said Pham Van Dong, chief of Ministry of Agriculture and Rural [...]
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Vietnam on high alert over bird flu risk

23-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Nationmultimedia | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s Ministry of Health has ordered provinces and cities across the country to urgently take appropriate measures to arrest the spread of the A/H7N9 virus, [...]
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Taiwan battles bird flu outbreaks

23-Feb-2017 Intellasia | | 6:00 AM

Taiwan is stepping up efforts to battle bird flu outbreaks through various measures in a bid to prevent poultry-to-human transmission of the virus. Since discovering its [...]
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Taiwan Stock Market May Test Resistance At 9,800 Points

23-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Nasdaq | 6:00 AM

The Taiwan stock market has moved higher in two of three trading days since the end of the two-day slide in which it had slipped 40 points or 0.4 percent. The Taiwan Stock [...]
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China reports more severe form of bird flu, threat to poultry – WHO

China reports more severe form of bird flu, threat to poultry – WHO

23-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China has detected an evolution in the H7N9 avian flu virus that is capable of causing severe disease in poultry and requires close monitoring, the World Health Organization [...]
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