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Number of dengue fever cases in Taiwan surges to 9862

16-Sep-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The number of dengue fever cases recorded since the start of summer in Taiwan has risen to 9,862 as the potentially deadly disease continues to spread on the island, the [...]
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Taiwan forms command centre to combat dengue fever

16-Sep-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Taiwan formed a central command centre Monday to upgrade its fight against dengue fever, after the number of cases of the disease in Kaohsiung surpassed 1,000 that day. Sun [...]
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Dengue fever escalates to 8677 cases in Taiwan

14-Sep-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The number of dengue fever cases recorded since the start of summer in Taiwan has risen to 8,677 as the potentially deadly disease continues to spread on the island, the [...]
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Italian-Chinese medical team to perform first head transplant

14-Sep-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

An Italian-Chinese medical team plan to perform the world’s first head transplant in China, one of the surgeons said Friday, amid concerns over medical ethics in the [...]
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Dengue fever cases top 7000 in Taiwan

11-Sep-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The number of dengue fever cases recorded since the start of the summer in Taiwan has increased to 7,453, with 98.7 percent in the southern municipalities of Tainan and [...]
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CDC urges caution amid dengue fever outbreak in Southeast Asia

08-Sep-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) urged the public Sunday to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes when travelling to Southeast Asian countries, as outbreaks of dengue fever, [...]
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Philippines reports increase of Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease

08-Sep-2015 Intellasia | Outbreaknewstoday | 6:00 AM

Health officials in the Philippines have seen a significant,in fact a three-fold increase in the number of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) cases reported during the first [...]
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Asia markets mostly higher as China marks holiday

05-Sep-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A sense of calm returned to Asian trading on Thursday after weeks of China-fuelled volatility as a public holiday on the mainland allowed investors to focus on upbeat US [...]
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Asian stock markets ebb ahead of US jobs report

05-Sep-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Asian stock markets were mostly lower Friday as caution prevailed before the release of the monthly US jobs report and the resumption of trading on Chinese stock markets next [...]
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Most Asia stocks down as US jobs come into focus

05-Sep-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Japanese stocks led a broad Asian stock slide on Friday as the yen advanced ahead of a key US jobs report later in the day and after the European Central Bank indicated it [...]
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Burma winning against drug-resistant malaria

02-Sep-2015 Intellasia | Scidev | 6:00 AM

The threat of a drug-resistant malaria pandemic in Myanmar has been contained for now, thanks to joint efforts of malaria research organisations and Myanmar’s health [...]
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Singapore Softens Ban on HIV-Positive Visitors

02-Sep-2015 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

Singapore said Monday it has lifted a two-decade ban on HIV-infected people from entering the country, but will limit their stay to a maximum of three months. The health [...]
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Deadly Dengue Outbreak in Southern Taiwan

01-Sep-2015 Intellasia | Fitnhit | 6:00 AM

Dengue fever outbreak in southern parts of Taiwan is spreading rapidly. Taiwan is seeing hundreds of cases from May. Cases increased rapidly due to ongoing hot and humid [...]
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Philippines bans poultry products from Germany

01-Sep-2015 Intellasia | China Post | 6:00 AM

The Philippine Department of Agriculture (DA) has issued yet another temporary ban on the import of birds and their products, this time from Germany, as it continues to shore [...]
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Taiwan confirms first case of Brucellosis in four years

29-Aug-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Taiwan on Thursday reported its first case of Brucellosis since 2011, saying that the patient, a 35-year-old caregiver from Indonesia, is believed to have contracted the [...]
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