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AseanPlus News 28 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM

Cocktail of vaccines for children in China

China has incorporated BCG vaccine, poliomyelitis vaccine, chin cough vaccine, diphtheria vaccine and tetanus vaccine into its planned immunity programme for children, according to Health Ministry officials. Governments of all levels will pay for these vaccines.

Nation 12 Mar 2007 | 12:00 AM

Nearly 65% of new TB cases last year were infectious

More than 10,200 new tuberculosis cases detected in the country last year were infectious.hr noshade size=1 width=50%>

World 28 Jul 2007 | 12:00 AM

S.Africa tests first new TB vaccine in 80 years

LONDON (Reuters) - The first new vaccine against tuberculosis in more than 80 years has entered mid-stage trials in South Africa, where the killer disease is rife, scientists said on Saturday.

World 08 Aug 2007 | 12:00 AM

New vaccines, drugs needed for TB fight - WHO study

LONDON, Aug 8 (Reuters) - Health workers will need new vaccines and drugs to bolster tuberculosis treatments in order to meet a goal of eliminating the disease by 2050, World Health Organisation researchers said in a study on Wednesday.

Nation 20 Sep 2007 | 12:00 AM

Girl in a bag a foreigner?

The lack of inoculation marks on the body of the girl stuffed inside a sports bag in Petaling Utama indicates that the child could be a foreigner.

Nation 21 Sep 2007 | 12:00 AM

Second DNA test proposed

Jazimin Abdul Jalil is adamant that the dead girl stuffed in the sports bag in Petaling Utama is not his missing eight-year-old daughter Nurin Jazlin, so police have now proposed a second DNA test to confirm her identity.

Nation 21 Sep 2007 | 12:00 AM

Dead girl not Nurin, says dad

'She is not my Nurin.' Pointing out the differences between his missing daughter and that of a dead girl found stuffed in a sports bag, Jazimin Abdul Jalil said: 'Nurin has straight hair, but this girl has rough and curly hair.

AseanPlus News 01 Nov 2007 | 12:00 AM

310,000 households worth more than RM3.3mil

China has the world's fifth-largest number of households with more than US$1mil (RM3.3mil) in liquid assets, trailing only the United States, Japan, Britain and Germany, said a report released by the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) on Tuesday.

AseanPlus News 02 Nov 2007 | 12:00 AM

When the wealth gap becomes too ‘rich’ a problem

CHINA'S robust growth over the past three decades must have, understandably, hugely enriched its people, especially some of them.

World 03 Nov 2007 | 12:00 AM

TB vaccine sickens HIV-infected children - report

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A vaccine aimed at protecting children in developing countries from deadly tuberculosis may be killing and sickening some vulnerable infants infected with the AIDS virus, researchers said on Friday.