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China Battles Conflicts in Health Sector as WHO Raises Concerns

08-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Voacambodia | 6:00 AM

The World Health Organization has warned China that its coveted Silk Road programme can result in the spread of disease, because movements of people and goods can transfer [...]
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First Taiwanese suffers Zika virus

06-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Taipei Times | 6:00 AM

Taiwan has confirmed its fourth imported case of Zika virus infection, involving a 43-year-old Taiwanese woman who appears to have contracted the disease in the Caribbean, [...]
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At least 30 children dead in Burma from unknown disease

06-Aug-2016 Intellasia | CBC | 6:00 AM

At least 30 children have died in northwestern Myanmar since mid-June from an unknown disease that causes breathing difficulty, officials said Thursday. “We have this [...]
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Vietnam confirms third Zika case

06-Aug-2016 Intellasia | Tuoitre News | 6:00 AM

The Ministry of Health on Wednesday confirmed the third case testing positive for Zika in Vietnam. A male patient, 27, from Son Ha District in the south-central province of [...]
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Bird flu rates rise again in Indonesia

02-Aug-2016 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

Indonesia has detected a sharp rise in bird flu cases in July since the country’s last report of an unexpected climb earlier this year, bringing the total number of the [...]
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S Korea confirms 9th Zika infection

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

South Korea on Friday confirmed a woman who returned from a trip to Vietnam has been infected with the Zika virus, the country’s ninth case. The 40-year-old woman [...]
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Class Action Lawsuit Against HPV Vaccine Filed in Japan

29-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Medscape | 6:00 AM

A class action lawsuit has been filed today in Japan against the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines, which are given to protect against cervical cancer. The lawsuit has been [...]
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Nearly 10000 dengue cases reported in Singapore this year

27-Jul-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Nearly 10,000 dengue cases have been reported in Singapore since the start of the year, with more than 200 new cases reported each week for the past five weeks, according to [...]
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Membaca Rapor Merah Penanganan HIV di Indonesia

26-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Life Style | 6:00 AM

Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) bisa jadi adalah penyakit yang paling ditakuti di dunia. Perang melawan penyakit mematikan tersebut terus digencarkan di seluruh negara, [...]
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China confirms first Rift Valley Fever case

26-Jul-2016 Intellasia | PTI News | 6:00 AM

The first imported case of the deadly Rift Valley Fever has been confirmed in China in a middle-aged man who had returned from Angola, officials said today. The 45-year-old [...]
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Zika not a big worry for Singapore contingent

26-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Neo Jie Shi will have to brave the mosquito-ridden environment in Rio de Janeiro for all 42.195km of her event next month. But she is Singapore’s first marathoner at [...]
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WHO, World Bank report urges healthcare reforms in China

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

Though China has achieved a number of milestones in healthcare advancement over the past three decades, further reforms are urgently needed, said a new report by WHO, the [...]
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Two in China receive kidney transplants, contract rabies and die

25-Jul-2016 Intellasia | LA times | 6:00 AM

Two men in China died of rabies after receiving kidney transplants from an infected donor, according to Chinese medical researchers. Last summer, a 55-year-old man from Hebei [...]
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Facing Cancer Drug Shortage, US Relies on Banned Chinese Plant

25-Jul-2016 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Last September, US regulators faced a dilemma: whether to allow importation of drug ingredients from a Chinese factory with a history of poor quality controls, or face [...]
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China Investigating Data Leak and Swindling of HIV Patients

China Investigating Data Leak and Swindling of HIV Patients

23-Jul-2016 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

Bai Hua, the director of a support network based in Beijing for people with H.I.V./Aids, said he began receiving the messages about two weeks ago. Hundreds of people with [...]
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