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New Zika cases in S’pore: health ministry to tighten health screening at entry points

13-Jun-2017 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The health ministry (MOH) will tighten health screening at all entry points following reports of new Zika cases in Singapore. Deputy Health minister Datuk Seri Dr Hilmi [...]
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CHP investigates case of Japanese encephalitis

12-Jun-2017 Intellasia | 7thspace | 6:00 AM

The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) is investigating this evening (June 9) a case of Japanese encephalitis (JE) and again urged the public [...]
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Indonesia boosts chicken checks to keep bird flu at bay

10-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Coconuts | 6:00 AM

It’s not yet seven in the morning, but the slaughterhouses at the back of Terban market in Yogyakarta city are in full swing. Wholesalers, housewives and businesspeople [...]
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Asia will have 60pct of world’s diabetics by 2030: US expert

09-Jun-2017 Intellasia | DNA India | 6:00 AM

With diabetes projected to affect 380 million by 2030, there’s some bad news for Asia with a noted American physician and researcher warning that 60 percent of the [...]
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China’s Greatest Market Failure and Greatest Healthcare Opportunity

07-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Asiasentinel | 6:00 AM

Alzheimer’s is the fastest-growing, major fatal disease in China. Today there are at least 9.5 million diagnosed sufferers in China with perhaps as many cases [...]
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Korea to raise bird flu alert to maximum from June 6

Korea to raise bird flu alert to maximum from June 6

07-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s agriculture ministry said on Monday it will raise its bird flu alert to the maximum from June 6 as a case found on Saturday was confirmed to be the highly [...]
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Highly pathogenic bird flu outbreak detected in Korea

06-Jun-2017 Intellasia | IANS | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s Agricultural Ministry confirmed on Sunday the detection of a fresh bird flu case, which is highly pathogenic, at a poultry farm in the port city of Busan. [...]
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Korea raises bird flu alert after confirming first case since April

06-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea said on Saturday it will raise the bird flu alert level to the second highest after small flocks of farm birds tested positive for the H5N8 virus, the first in [...]
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14 years on, remembering Taiwan’s SARS heroes

03-Jun-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Even for those getting jobs, many weren’t doing what they wanted, Zhaopin found. While only 6.7 percent of graduates wanted jobs in manufacturing industries such as [...]
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China struggles to kick smoking habit

02-Jun-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Most smokers in China, the world’s largest tobacco consumer, have no intention of kicking the habit and remain unaware of some of its most damaging health effects, [...]
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Vietnam dialysis: Seven patients die in hospital

Vietnam dialysis: Seven patients die in hospital

01-Jun-2017 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

Seven people have died and a woman is in intensive care after undergoing kidney dialysis treatment at a hospital in northern Vietnam. The incident happened at Hoa Binh [...]
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Smoking-related illnesses kill 20,000 M’sians annually

01-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

It is estimated that about 20,00 people in this country die each year from diseases linked to the smoking habit while the number of smokers is believed to be increasing. [...]
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Vietnam kidney patients recall horror after dialysis deaths

01-Jun-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Vietnamese health officials were scrambling for answers on Tuesday (May 30) after seven people died while receiving dialysis, as survivors recounted horror stories from the [...]
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Two Chinese cities close poultry markets after H7N9 bird flu infection

23-May-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China will shut poultry markets in certain districts of two cities after H7N9 bird flu infections were detected, state media reported on Sunday, the latest incidents in this [...]
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China reports 23 more H7N9 cases, 7 fatal

15-May-2017 Intellasia | Cidrap | 6:00 AM

Reports of new H7N9 avian flu cases in China continued at a steady pace last week, with 23 more cases reported. Many of the new cases are in the north, which has reported a [...]
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