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Fitness 30 Aug 2009 | 12:00 AM

H1N1 – We should all be involved

The unpredictability of the H1N1 virus makes it imperative that all individuals play their part to control the transmission of the disease.

World 21 Aug 2009 | 12:00 AM

Half of swine flu deaths in high-risk people - study

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - About half of people who have died from swine flu have been pregnant or had other health conditions, especially diabetes and conditions linked with obesity, French researchers reported on Thursday.

Nation 21 Aug 2009 | 12:00 AM

A(H1N1): 380 new cases, no deaths (Update)

There are 380 new cases of influenza A(H1N1) infection reported, bringing the total number in the country to 5,876.

Nation 19 Aug 2009 | 12:00 AM

Expert: Case fatality rate not that high

KUALA LUMPUR: The number of Influenza A (H1N1) deaths in Malaysia may be higher than that of our neighbours, but the case fatality rate (the number of people with confirmed H1N1 who died) is not remarkably high.

World 05 May 2009 | 12:00 AM

Flu virus cases may rise in southern hemisphere

HONG KONG (Reuters) - The new H1N1 flu virus is expected to surge in coming months in the southern hemisphere when the winter season begins, health experts said, calling for continued vigilance even if the virus appears to be mild.

World 29 Jan 2009 | 12:00 AM

Zimbabwe cholera outbreak kills more than 3,000

HARARE (Reuters) - Cholera has killed more than 3,000 Zimbabweans and infected at least 57,000, the World Health Organisation said on Wednesday, making it the deadliest outbreak in Africa in 15 years.

World 29 Jan 2009 | 12:00 AM

Zimbabwe cholera outbreak kills more than 3,000

HARARE (Reuters) - Cholera has killed more than 3,000 Zimbabweans and infected at least 57,000, the World Health Organisation said on Wednesday, making it the deadliest outbreak in Africa in 15 years.

World 28 Jan 2009 | 12:00 AM

Zimbabwe cholera outbreak kills over 3,000

HARARE (Reuters) - Cholera has killed over 3,000 people and infected more than 57,000 Zimbabweans, the World Health Organisation said on Wednesday, making it the deadliest outbreak in Africa in 15 years.

World 28 Jan 2009 | 12:00 AM

Zimbabwe cholera outbreak kills over 3,000

HARARE (Reuters) - Cholera has killed over 3,000 people and infected more than 57,000 Zimbabweans, the World Health Organisation said on Wednesday, making it the deadliest outbreak in Africa in 15 years.

World 04 Dec 2008 | 12:00 AM

Zimbabwe on brink of cholera disaster - WHO expert

GENEVA (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's decimated health care system will struggle to halt a cholera epidemic that has so far killed 565 people, a World Health Organisation (WHO) official said on Thursday.