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World 05 Aug 2006 | 12:00 AM

Bird flu kills Thai man, second death this year

BANGKOK (Reuters) - A 27-year-old Thai man has died of the H5N1 bird flu virus, the country's second death this year and its 16th victim since the virus swept across parts of Asia in late 2003, a senior health official said on Saturday.

World 09 May 2007 | 12:00 AM

Myanmar battles first polio outbreak in 7 years

YANGON (Reuters) - Polio has infected two children in western Myanmar, the country's first outbreak of the paralysing disease in seven years, a senior Health Ministry official said on Wednesday.

World 14 Jan 2006 | 12:00 AM

Indonesia's confirmed bird flu deaths rise to 12

JAKARTA (Reuters) - A laboratory in Hong Kong has confirmed Indonesia's 12th human death from bird flu, a senior Health Ministry official said on Saturday.

World 11 Feb 2006 | 12:00 AM

Another Indonesia woman dies of bird flu - ministry

JAKARTA (Reuters) - An Indonesian woman who local tests several days ago showed had the H5N1 bird flu virus, has died at a specialist Jakarta hospital, a senior Health Ministry official said on Saturday.

World 25 Jan 2006 | 12:00 AM

Indonesian chicken vendor has bird flu - ministry

JAKARTA (Reuters) - An Indonesian chicken seller in Jakarta is in hospital after being infected with the H5N1 bird flu virus according to local test results, a senior Health Ministry official said on Wednesday.

Nation 25 Jul 2015 | 12:00 AM

Nursing head charged with graft

KUALA LUMPUR: A senior Health Ministry official has been charged with corruption for allegedly awarding a government project to her son’s company.

World 27 Dec 2018 | 7:27 PM

Congo protesters ransack Ebola isolation centre

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - Protesters in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo city of Beni ransacked an Ebola isolation centre on Thursday and it is possible that patients fled, Aruna Abedi, a senior health official, told Reuters.

World 09 Mar 2017 | 4:11 PM

Death toll from Kabul hospital attack rises to 49

KABUL (Reuters) - The death toll from an attack on a military hospital in Kabul by gunmen dressed as medics has risen to 49 with dozens wounded, a senior health official said on Thursday.

World 10 Jan 2017 | 9:35 PM

Dozens killed or wounded in Kabul attack - Afghan officials

KABUL (Reuters) - At least 23 people were killed and more than 20 wounded on Tuesday in a suicide bomb attack near the offices of the Afghan parliament in Kabul, said Saleem Rasouli, a senior health official.

World 05 Nov 2005 | 12:00 AM

Indonesia confirms fifth human bird flu death

JAKARTA (Reuters) - An Indonesian woman who died in October had bird flu, bringing total deaths from the disease in the world's fourth most populous country to five, a senior Health Ministry official said on Saturday.