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AseanPlus News 03 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

WHO and KL advise against going to places affected by SARS

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has advised travellers not to go to Guangdong province in southern China and here because of the deadly Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).

Nation 07 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Three more may be infected

The Ipoh Hospital has recorded three more admissions of patients suspected to be down with Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), bringing the total number of suspected cases in the state to five.

Nation 08 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Quarantine order a must

Families or people who disobey the Health Ministry's quarantine order, to contain the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) from spreading, can be penalised for the offence.

AseanPlus News 09 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Japan 'lucky' to have been spared so far

B>TOKYO:/BWhile SARS has spread like wildfire through Asia and around the world, Japan has simply been lucky not to have confirmed cases yet, according to health experts who confess they don't know why the country has so far been spared.

AseanPlus News 09 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Vaccine for pigs clue to fighting SARS

B>WASHINGTON:/BA vaccine used to treat viral respiratory infections among pigs could prove useful in finding a cure for a mysterious pulmonary ailment that has killed more than 100 people worldwide, a leading US epidemiologist said.

AseanPlus News 11 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Expert: SARS is in Asia to stay

B>SINGAPORE:/BSingapore scientists were searching for the source of growing SARS infections at the nation's largest hospital yesterday after a US expert warned that the virus was probably in Asia to stay.

Nation 12 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Keep diseases at bay with good hygiene

Like everyone else, a certain reporter was worried about Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome when she became unwell.

AseanPlus News 12 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Under watchful eye of camera

SARS briefs.

Nation 13 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

First local SARS death reported

B>FIRST DEATH/B(April 6): The Health Ministry confirmed the first death related to Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). Health Director-General Tan Sri Dr Mohamad Taha Arif said a 64-year-old Chinese male from Jerantut, Pahang, who died on March 30, was admitted to Kuala Lumpur Hospital in a serious condition a day earlier.

AseanPlus News 16 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Doctor's love and family life hurt by SARS

FROM the time he was in secondary school, Dr Daniel Chong had wanted to be a medical officer battling dangerous diseases.