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Australia, Taiwan, South Korea issue travel warnings for Singapore

Australia, Taiwan, South Korea issue travel warnings for Singapore

30-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 2:57 PM

Australia, Taiwan and South Korea advised pregnant women and those attempting to get pregnant to avoid travel to Singapore after an outbreak of the Zika virus infected more [...]
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Singapore steps up Zika prevention effort as confirmed cases rise to 56

Singapore steps up Zika prevention effort as confirmed cases rise to 56

30-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:25 AM

Singapore confirmed 15 new cases of locally-transmitted Zika infections on Monday, taking the tally to 56 as authorities step up efforts to contain the outbreak. All the [...]
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Singapore confirms 41 cases of locally-transmitted Zika virus

Singapore confirms 41 cases of locally-transmitted Zika virus

30-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Singapore has confirmed 41 cases of locally-transmitted Zika virus, mostly among foreign construction workers, and said it expected more cases to be identified. All but seven [...]
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Does China still harvest organs of executed? Doctors divided

30-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A Canadian patient’s receipt of a kidney transplant after waiting just three days during a recent visit to China raised an immediate red flag among surgeons at the [...]
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First case of Zika virus infection transmitted in Singapore

30-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Yahoo Singapore | 6:00 AM

There have been 41 confirmed cases of locally-transmitted Zika among residents or workers in the Aljunied Crescent and Sims Drive area. Among this number are 36 foreign [...]
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HK’s first Zika case tests negative

30-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s first Zika patient tested negative for the virus on Friday and was discharged from hospital, the government said in a statement. On Thursday, the Centre for [...]
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Anti-mozzie efforts stepped up in Singapore after Malaysian contracts Zika

30-Aug-2016 Intellasia | The Straits Times | 6:00 AM

While details of the republic’s first local case of Zika infection are only beginning to emerge, the National Environment Agency (NEA) has already taken steps to [...]
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Taiwan raises Zika travel notice for Singapore

30-Aug-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s Centre for Disease Control (CDC) on Monday (August 29) raised the travel notice level for Singapore to Level 2 for the Zika virus. The CDC also advised [...]
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Singapore Steps Up Zika Fight After 41 Local Cases Confirmed

Singapore Steps Up Zika Fight After 41 Local Cases Confirmed

29-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 3:17 PM

Singapore has stepped up its fight against the Zika virus after confirming 41 locally transmitted cases one day after reporting its first infection. The Ministry of Health [...]
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Japan warns on measles after infected fan joins Bieber concert

Japan warns on measles after infected fan joins Bieber concert

29-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Japanese authorities have warned of a possible measles outbreak after a fan who went to a Justin Bieber concert near Tokyo was diagnosed with the contagious disease, [...]
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Imported MERS case in Thailand is country’s third

29-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Cidrap | 6:00 AM

Thailand reported a MERS case in a young traveler from Kuwait in late July, marking the country’s third imported case, while Saudi Arabia has another new case, [...]
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HK Reports First Case of Zika Virus as Disease Begins to Spread in Asia

HK Reports First Case of Zika Virus as Disease Begins to Spread in Asia

29-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Time | 6:00 AM

A woman in Hong Kong has been diagnosed with the Zika virus this week, in the global financial hub’s first case of the mosquito-borne disease that has spread rapidly [...]
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HK reports first case of Zika virus

27-Aug-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong authorities reported the city’s first Zika virus infection Thursday, which they described as an imported case of the disease blamed for birth defects. The [...]
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S Korea detects second cholera case in 3 days

27-Aug-2016 Intellasia | IANS | 6:00 AM

South Korea on Thursday confirmed its second cholera case in three days, increasing concerns over the return of the disease in the country after 15 years. The second patient, [...]
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Korea confirms first cholera case in 15-years

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

The first case of cholera in the last 15-years has detected in South Korea, health authorities confirmed on Tuesday. A 59-year-old man from Gwangju city, about 270 km (168 [...]
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