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World 01 Jun 2007 | 12:00 AM

Bird flu waning but global pandemic risk still high

PARIS (Reuters) - The spread of bird flu may be waning but the world must keep up its guard against the threat of a human influenza pandemic, which is almost certain in the longer term, senior health experts said on Thursday.

AseanPlus News 18 Jul 2006 | 12:00 AM

Workers at greater risk of illness and injury

OCCUPATIONAL illnesses and injuries are costing China 100 billion yuan (RM46bil) in direct losses every year, a senior health official has warned.

World 16 Jul 2006 | 12:00 AM

Local tests show Indonesian man died of bird flu

JAKARTA (Reuters) - A 44-year-old Indonesian who died four days ago has tested positive for bird flu, a senior Health Ministry official said on Sunday, citing a local test.

World 26 Jun 2019 | 8:50 PM

Afghanistan records 10th polio case in 2019 as security worsens-officials

KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan, one of the last countries in the world where polio is still endemic, has registered its 10th case this year, with most coming in southern regions where Taliban militants have wide control, a senior health official said on Wednesday.

World 02 Apr 2016 | 11:05 PM

As Ebola flares up, Guinea plans to vaccinate contacts of survivors

CONAKRY/MONROVIA (Reuters) - Guinea will soon vaccinate people who have come into contact with more than 500 men who have recovered from Ebola, a senior health official said, the first time it has vaccinated the contacts of survivors.

World 05 Oct 2014 | 2:35 AM

U.S. CDC fields scores of possible Ebola case inquiries, no new infections

DALLAS (Reuters) - U.S. health officials have fielded inquiries about as many as 100 potential cases of Ebola since the first patient with the deadly virus was identified in the United States, but no new infections have been found, a senior health official said on Saturday.

AseanPlus News 24 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Plan to avoid SARS resurgence

BEIJING is preparing a contingency plan to prevent a possible resurgence of the SARS virus during winter, the city#8217;s senior health official said.

Nation 24 Jul 2015 | 11:40 AM

Health Ministry official charged with corruption

KUALA LUMPUR: A senior health ministry officer has been charged with corruption after she allegedly awarded two Government projects to her son's company.

World 01 Jul 2015 | 7:10 PM

Liberia registers second confirmed Ebola case - health official

MONROVIA (Reuters) - Liberia confirmed a second case of Ebola on Tuesday just a day after authorities said they had detected a new case of the deadly virus previously thought to have been eliminated from the West African country, a senior health official said.

World 11 Jul 2018 | 12:25 PM

Thailand's cave boys are generally well, no sign of stress - health official

CHIANG RAI, Thailand (Reuters) - Most of the boys rescued from inside a Thai cave this week lost an average of 2 kg (4 pounds) during their 17-day ordeal but were generally in good condition and showing no signs of stress, a senior health official said on Wednesday.