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Vietnam reports 93 Zika cases so far: official

29-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Vietnam has reported 93 Zika infection cases in nine localities nationwide so far this year, said Tran Dac Phu, head of the general Department of Preventive Medicine under [...]
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Cancer caused 13.56 per cent deaths in Malaysia last year

29-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

Last year, cancer contributed 13.56 per cent of all deaths in Malaysia, the third most common cause of death in the country. Health director-General Datuk Dr Noor Hisham [...]
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Asia set to replace Europe as second-largest healthcare market by 2025

28-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Enterpriseinnovation | 6:00 AM

Asia is set to replace Europe as the second-largest healthcare market in the world by 2025, according to research firm Frost & Sullivan. The new analysis, “Vision [...]
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Cancer caused 13.56 per cent deaths in Malaysia last year

28-Nov-2016 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Last year, cancer contributed 13.56 per cent of all deaths in Malaysia, the third most common cause of death in the country. Health Director-General Datuk Dr Noor Hisham [...]
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Korea issues temporary nationwide standstill order to contain bird flu

26-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s agriculture ministry said on Friday a temporary nationwide standstill order for poultry farms and related transport will take effect over the weekend in a [...]
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Korea raises bird flu alert as three more cases found at poultry farms

25-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea raised the country’s bird flu alert status on Wednesday to its second-highest level following three more outbreaks of the highly pathogenic H5N6 strain [...]
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Korea slaughters 100,000 ducks as new bird flu cases emerge

25-Nov-2016 Intellasia | IANS | 6:00 AM

The South Korean government on Wednesday confirmed the slaughter of almost 100,000 poultry birds in an attempt to thwart the spread of bird flu, as two new cases of highly [...]
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MP says Malaysia cancer registry nearly decade out of date

25-Nov-2016 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

The national cancer registry has not been updated since 2007, DAP’s Klang MP Charles Santiago said today. Urging Putrajaya to explain the nearly a decade of neglect, [...]
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How Singapore became a role model in the fight against Zika

25-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Pri.org | 6:00 AM

When Singapore became the first country in Southeast Asia to report local transmission of the Zika virus this past August, it’s fair to say the region, and the world at [...]
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Asia outbreaks prompt question: Is all Zika dangerous?

24-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Zika’s rampage last year in Brazil caused an explosion of infections and inflicted a crippling neurological defect on thousands of babies – an effect never seen [...]
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S. Korea reports 2 additional highly pathogenic bird flu cases

24-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

South Korea said it has confirmed the outbreak of highly pathogenic bird flu cases at two poultry farms on Tuesday, increasing the number of confirmed H5N6 avian influenza [...]
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Burma health authorities struggle to prepare for Zika outbreak

22-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Myanmar is largely unprepared for an outbreak of Zika, experts say, with the health ministry slashing anti-virus measures due to lack of funds, overworked doctors skipping [...]
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Vietnam’s HCM City has 57 Zika patients

22-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s HCM City has just spotted five additional Zika cases, raising the total in the city to 57, the municipal Preventive Medicine centre said Sunday. To date, 15 [...]
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HCM City confirms 8 new Zika cases in 4 days

21-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Vnexpress | 6:00 AM

The number of confirmed Zika infections in the city has risen quickly to 46, bringing the country’s total to 56. The number of confirmed Zika infections in HCM City has [...]
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Cambodia records first Zika infection case in years

21-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Nikkei | 6:00 AM

The Cambodian government announced Friday that it has detected the country’s first case of Zika virus infection in recent years. The health ministry, in a statement, [...]
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