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China bird flu fears hit poultry prices, meat producer shares

16-Feb-2017 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

Chinese chicken prices sank to their lowest level in more than a decade on Wednesday as fears grow about the spread of bird flu, hurting meat producers’ share prices [...]
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China Registers 2 New Cases of H7N9 Bird Flu

16-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Sputnik News | 6:00 AM

Chinese health authorities have registered two more cases of H7N9 avian influenza virus infection in the country’s central Sichuan province, local media reported [...]
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Surgeon performs China’s first heart operation on Aids patient

16-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Asiaone | 6:00 AM

An Aids patient suffering from a serious heart condition has undergone a successful surgery in Shanghai – the first of its kind in the country – and is about to [...]
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Taiwan on alert as bird flu outbreak continues

16-Feb-2017 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

Taiwan has already reported four cases and critics are accusing the government of slow response. The Taiwan government was urged on Monday to issue its highest warning level [...]
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Taiwan bird flu culls reach nearly 130000 as H5N6 cases confirmed

Taiwan bird flu culls reach nearly 130000 as H5N6 cases confirmed

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

Taiwan has culled nearly 130,000 poultry since the start of this year as authorities reported a fresh strain of bird flu cases on the island. The highly pathogenic H5N6 avian [...]
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Taiwan on high alert over avian flu outbreaks at poultry farms

14-Feb-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Following confirmation that poultry farms in Taiwan have been infected with the highly pathogenic avian influenza virus H5N6, the Cabinet-level Council of Agriculture (COA) [...]
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Taiwan reports more H5N6 bird flu cases

14-Feb-2017 Intellasia | China.org.cn | 6:00 AM

Taiwan has reported three H5N6 bird flu cases this week, and authorities are reinforcing measures to prevent further infections. The latest case was reported Sunday when [...]
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Beijing Registers First Case of H7N9 Human Infection in 2017

Beijing Registers First Case of H7N9 Human Infection in 2017

14-Feb-2017 Intellasia | sputniknews | 6:00 AM

China’s capital Beijing has registered the first case of the H7N9 avian influenza virus infecting a human this year. A 68-year-old man from the city of Langfang in [...]
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S. Korea culls 33 mn poultry amid worst bird flu outbreak

14-Feb-2017 Intellasia | IANS | 6:00 AM

Facing its worst avian influenza outbreak, South Korea has culled over 33 million poultry since the first reported case last November, officials said on Saturday, while [...]
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Five infected with HIV at Chinese traditional medicine hospital

Five infected with HIV at Chinese traditional medicine hospital

11-Feb-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

At least five patients at a traditional Chinese medicine hospital in China were accidentally infected with HIV, officials said Thursday, as authorities moved to censor online [...]
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Korea on high alert as second strain of foot-and-mouth disease confirmed

Korea on high alert as second strain of foot-and-mouth disease confirmed

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

South Korea raised the country’s foot-and-mouth disease alert status to the highest level as a second strain of the disease was confirmed three days after a first [...]
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China punishes hospital staff after patients infected with HIV, hepatitis B

11-Feb-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Staff at two Chinese hospitals have been punished after their failure to follow proper medical procedures caused 14 patients to be infected with HIV and hepatitis B, state [...]
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How Thailand eliminated mother-to-child HIV transmission

10-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Sciencedaily | 6:00 AM

Thailand has become the first Asian country to eliminate mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) of HIV, thanks to a pragmatic multi-sector response backed by strong political [...]
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Second strain of foot-and-mouth disease confirmed in Korea

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

A second strain of foot-and-mouth disease has been confirmed at a dairy farm in South Korea, three days after an outbreak was first reported, the country’s agriculture [...]
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China ‘mending its ways’ on unethical organ transplants, official says

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

Beijing’s top official on transplants said on Tuesday Beijing was “mending its ways” from a murky past when organs were taken from detained or executed [...]
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