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PETALING JAYA: A polio case has been confirmed in the country, the first in Malaysia in 27 years.
WELLINGTON/SYDNEY (Reuters) - The small Pacific island nation of Samoa has closed schools and is restricting travel ahead of the Christmas holiday season as the death toll from a measles outbreak tops 50, in the latest flare-up of a global epidemic of the virus.
Too many people at risk of contracting HIV are not coming forward to get tested for the virus.
‘Communities make the difference’ is the theme for World AIDS Day this year. And in Malaysia, it’s up to the community to solve one of the biggest issues about the disease: discrimination against people living with HIV.
Inner Mongolia autonomous region confirmed a new bubonic plague case Wednesday, local health authorities said late Wednesday night, the fourth such case in China this month.
SEATTLE: China has made remarkable progress in improving health equity and reducing poverty, offering lessons that could help other developing countries, including in Africa, accelerate their development, Bill Gates has said.
High-tech mapping and mobile phone apps are being used to combat dengue fever in Honduras as the Central American nation struggles to fight the worst outbreak of the mosquito-borne disease on record, medical charity MSF said.
Climate change will damage the health of an entire generation unless there are immediate cuts to fossil fuel emissions, from a rise in deadly infectious diseases to surging malnutrition, experts warned.
KOTA KINABALU: Sabah has been declared free of African Swine Fever (ASF) after test samples came back negative, says Datuk Junz Wong (pic).
A diabetes drug, developed by a Japanese pharmaceutical company, not only treats this chronic disease, but also helps the patient lose weight.