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Vietnam focuses on disease prevention missions in 2014

06-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Saigon-gpdaily | 6:00 AM

An online meeting to carry out anti disease programme in 2014 in Hanoi was presided by deputy prime minister Vu Duc Dam with the participation of the ministries of [...]
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China denies vaccine killed babies

06-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

China’s health authorities said on Friday that they have found no link between a hepatitis B vaccine and the deaths of 17 children shortly after they were immunised. An [...]
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Hundreds monitored in Taiwan after bird flu case

Hundreds monitored in Taiwan after bird flu case

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

Taiwanese authorities are monitoring hundreds of people who may have had contact with a mainland Chinese tourist infected with the H7N9 strain of bird flu, officials said [...]
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Asian cities meeting in Manila on ways to combat deadlier, faster-spreading infections

03-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Interaksyon | 6:00 AM

As big cities in Asia grapple with deadlier, faster-spreading infections, health professionals, medical associations and researchers, and officials in at least 13 cities in [...]
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Fonterra challenged in China’s market

02-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 8:31 AM

Milk powder buyers in China are starting to cut their reliance on New Zealand’s Fonterra, opening the way for US and European firms to break the dairy giant’s [...]
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HK steps up border health checks over bird flu

02-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Channelnewsasia | 8:31 AM

Hong Kong authorities have stepped up border health checks after the city reported its first human case of the potentially deadly H7N9 bird flu, officials said Thursday. [...]
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Bird flu subtype re-emerges in HK

Bird flu subtype re-emerges in HK

02-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 8:31 AM

An elderly man has contracted a mild form of bird flu in the first case of its type for four years, Hong Kong officials said on Monday. “We are now investigating a [...]
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Officials announce free health care for children in Kashmir

02-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Khabarsouthasia | 8:31 AM

A health scheme to be launched in January in Jammu and Kashmir aims to provide free health care facilities to children and benefit thousands of families, state officials say. [...]
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Foot and Mouth in Southeast Asia helps to boost EU milk prices

02-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Agriland | 8:31 AM

According to a number of dairy analysts, milk production in Southeast Asia has come under threat as it struggles with outbreaks of foot-and-mouth (FMD) disease. A 20 per cent [...]
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