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Philippines to Step Up Measles Vaccination Efforts

23-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

The Philippines is stepping up a measles vaccination programme in and around Manila ahead of a nationwide campaign later in the year to stem an outbreak of the virus, which [...]
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Mainland H7N9 patient dies in Taiwan

23-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Shanghaidaily | 6:00 AM

An H7N9 avian flu patient from the Chinese mainland died on Monday in Taipei, Taiwan’s disease control authority said yesterday. The 86-year-old man from Changzhou City [...]
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Man behind second imported case of H7N9 in Taiwan dies

23-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Asiaone | 6:00 AM

The person behind the second imported case of H7N9 influenza passed away on Monday night due to bacterial pneumonia and septic shock, the Central Epidemic Command centre [...]
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More infected in fresh wave of China bird flu – WHO

More infected in fresh wave of China bird flu – WHO

22-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Another 23 people in China have been infected with the H7N9 strain of bird flu in recent days, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday, adding to at least 24 new [...]
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Shanghai reports two deaths in China bird flu outbreak

Shanghai reports two deaths in China bird flu outbreak

22-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Two people have died from the H7N9 strain of bird flu in China’s commercial hub Shanghai, including a medical doctor, the local government said Monday, the city’s [...]
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Seven more China bird flu cases in fresh wave of infection

22-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Another seven people in China have been infected with the new and often deadly H7N9 strain of bird flu, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday, adding to at least [...]
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Korea steps up measures to contain bird flu

22-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea is stepping up efforts to prevent the spread of bird flu ahead of the Lunar New Year holidays, after migratory birds were found to be infected with the same [...]
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China Exports Pollution to US, Study Finds

22-Jan-2014 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

Filthy emissions from China’s export industries are carried across the Pacific Ocean and contribute to air pollution in the Western United States, according to a paper [...]
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Philippines bans China poultry imports due to bird flu

Philippines bans China poultry imports due to bird flu

22-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Philippines said on Tuesday it has banned imports of poultry and related products from China after it confirmed an outbreak of the HN52 strain of bird flu in the northern [...]
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‘India, US share the rising pain of heart diseases, diabetes’

21-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Indiatimes | 6:00 AM

In the chilly morning on Sunday, Dr Harold Varmus, a joint recipient of Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1989 for “discovery of the cellular origin of retroviral [...]
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Indians increasingly affected by winter blues

21-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Canindia | 6:00 AM

66New Delhi, January 19 (IANS) Anxiety, detachment, isolation and a negative attitude towards life or, simply, winter blues – this common problem mostly observed in the [...]
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S. Korea Quarantines Farms in Two Provinces on Bird Flu

21-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

South Korea banned the movement of people who work with poultry and products from two provinces after confirming an outbreak of the highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8 at [...]
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Korea steps up measures to contain bird flu

21-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea is stepping up efforts to prevent the spread of bird flu ahead of the Lunar New Year holidays, after migratory birds were found to be infected with the same [...]
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Family: Sacramentan Dies in Korea from Flu

21-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Fox40 | 6:00 AM

Another Sacramento resident died from the flu Saturday. However, the woman who fell sick did not die in Sacramento County – she took her last breath at Ajou University [...]
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Chinese H7N9 patient released from quarantine in Taiwan

21-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Focustaiwan | 6:00 AM

Taipei, January 19 (CNA) An 86-year-old man from China, who was confirmed in Taiwan last December to be infected with the H7N9 virus, has been released from quarantine at a [...]
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