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IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics launches Asia branch

16-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Enter Prizeinnovation | 6:00 AM

The IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics recently launched a new branch in Singapore focused on supporting improved health outcomes across Asia. The team will forge [...]
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Thailand steps up Zika fight

16-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Kdal610 | 6:00 AM

Thai officials fumigated a temple in a residential area of Bangkok on Wednesday (September 14) as part of measures to tackle the mosquito-borne disease Zika. Thailand has [...]
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Singapore’s zika outbreak: what companies and employees should do

16-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Cfoinnovation | 6:00 AM

More than 200 cases of locally transmitted Zika virus infections have been confirmed in Singapore since August 27, 2016. Local government authorities have taken measures to [...]
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Fund Created for Southeast Asia Health Emergency Preparedness

16-Sep-2016 Intellasia | OHS | 6:00 AM

Calling it “a critical step for emergency preparedness across the WHO South-East Asia Region,” the World Health Organization reports that member countries have [...]
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8 new Zika cases reported in Singapore Wednesday

16-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Asia One | 6:00 AM

Singapore has reported eight new cases of Zika virus infection as of 3pm today (September 14), according to figures on the National Environment Agency’s website. Four [...]
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Zika: Two sisters test positive in latest case

15-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

Two new Zika virus infection cases were detected involving two sisters in Miri, Sarawak and Setapak here, raising the total of cases to six so far. Health minister Datuk Seri [...]
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About 200 Zika cases recorded in Thailand: Ministry

15-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thailand has recorded about 200 cases of Zika since January, the health ministry said on Tuesday (Sep 13), making it a country with one of the highest numbers of confirmed [...]
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Amid outbreak, Singapore links local Zika cases to past Asian strains

15-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Healio | 6:00 AM

Health officials said an analysis of two locally acquired Zika virus cases in Singapore showed they are related to strains of the virus that have been circulating in [...]
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Philippines reports 2 new Zika cases, brings total to 8

15-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The health ministry on Tuesday (September 13) reported two more cases of locally transmitted Zika infections in the central Philippine city of Iloilo, 600km south of the [...]
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New Zika cases in Philippines, Malaysia

15-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The Philippines and Malaysia yesterday reported new cases of Zika, with two more people infected in each country. The infections in the Philippines occurred in the central [...]
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Zika virus spreads in Asia, adult neurological complications confirmed in a study

15-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Auto World News | 6:00 AM

Zika virus, a mosquito-borne flavivirus that was first identified in Uganda in 1947 in monkeys continues to be a worldwide health concern. First identified and spread in [...]
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Health Ministry testing 40 Zika suspects, results out soon

14-Sep-2016 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

More than 40 individuals are undergoing blood tests to determine whether they have contracted the Zika virus, said Health minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam today. He said [...]
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Suspected Zika cases on the rise, Health minister says now over 40

14-Sep-2016 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

The health ministry suspects the number of Zika infections in the country is growing. Its minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam said the number of confirmed incidents remains [...]
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Mental health of Malaysian students cause of worry: health ministry

14-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

Health Ministry statistics reveal a worsening state of mental health problems among Malaysian students, from one in 10 individuals in 2011 to one in five in 2016. Experts [...]
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As Zika Spreads In Asia, Study Shows Virus May Also Infect Adult Brain Cells

14-Sep-2016 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

As concerns rise over the spread of the Zika virus in Southeast Asia, a new study from the Rockefeller University, published in Cell Stem Cell, found that the virus can also [...]
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