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Prevention efforts step up after Zika case in Yangon

05-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Frontier Myanmar | 6:00 AM

Health authorities in Yangon have been carrying out Zika prevention efforts following the discovery of the country’s first case of the mosquito-borne virus. No new [...]
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HCM City confirms 9 more Zika cases, raises Vietnam’s total to 39

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

There are signs of the virus spreading rapidly across the city of 12 million people. HCM City reported nine more cases of the Zika virus on Thursday, raising the total [...]
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Zika alert: Pregnant woman in Vietnam’s 23 new confirmed cases

Zika alert: Pregnant woman in Vietnam’s 23 new confirmed cases

05-Nov-2016 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

Vietnam health ministry has said the number of confirmed Zika cases in the country has more than doubled over the past three days to 23, as a dozen new infections were [...]
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Poor housing raises Zika risk in Vietnam

05-Nov-2016 Intellasia | MB | 6:00 AM

As the Zika virus spreads, poor housing conditions increases the infection risks of workers at industrial zones. So far, 23 people have tested positive for the disease in [...]
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Vietnam confirms 23 Zika cases

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

The number of confirmed Zika cases in Vietnam has more than doubled over the past three days to 23, with a dozen of the new infections recorded in the commercial hub of HCM [...]
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Dengue cases in Malaysia see 11 per cent decline

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

Dengue cases in Malaysia are the decline, with 89,243 cases recorded as of October 29 compared to 100,665 cases in the corresponding period last year. Health minister Datuk [...]
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Zika Infections Double in Vietnam as Cases Increase in South

04-Nov-2016 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

The number of confirmed Zika cases in Vietnam has more than doubled over the past three days to 23, with a dozen of the new infections recorded in the commercial hub of HCM [...]
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Vietnam confirms at least 23 Zika cases

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

At least 23 people have been infected with the Zika virus in Vietnam, including 17 confirmed cases in HCM City. At least 23 people have been infected with the Zika virus in [...]
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Burma takes preventive measures against Zika

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

Myanmar is on high alert and has taken measures against Zika virus following the first case detected in the city of Yangon, health authorities said on Monday. A 32-year-old [...]
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Vietnam reports first microcephaly case likely linked to Zika – govt agency

Vietnam reports first microcephaly case likely linked to Zika – govt agency

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

Vietnam’s health ministry on Sunday reported a microcephaly case that it says is likely to be the country’s first linked to the mosquito-borne Zika virus. The [...]
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Microcephaly case likely linked to Zika: Vietnam

01-Nov-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s health ministry yesterday reported a microcephaly case that it says is likely to be the country’s first linked to the mosquito-borne Zika virus. The [...]
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Over 11m strokes occur every year in South-East Asia

31-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Deccanherald | 6:00 AM

On the eve of World Stroke Day, the World Health Organization (WHO) today said that over 11 million strokes occur every year in South-East Asia Region which includes India, [...]
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Burma confirms first case of Zika virus infection – state TV

Burma confirms first case of Zika virus infection – state TV

29-Oct-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A pregnant foreign woman in Myanmar’s largest city Yangon has been diagnosed with Zika, the first case of the mosquito-borne virus in the southeast Asian country, [...]
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World’s first dengue vaccine now available in Indonesia

27-Oct-2016 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

After 20 years of research, a vaccine to prevent dengue is now available for people in countries across the world. The first-ever dengue vaccine manufactured by multinational [...]
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Zika infections at ‘epidemic’ in Vietnam’s largest city

25-Oct-2016 Intellasia | AA | 6:00 AM

The Zika virus has reached pandemic levels in HCM City, with the number of cases in Vietnam now reaching nine. VN Express news site reported Thursday that the situation in [...]
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