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Letters 25 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Much needs to be done to check dengue fever

Writes B>EILEEN of Penang./B>

Health 10 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Deadly disease

The atypical pneumonia spreading around the world is leaving a trail of devastation as health workers, hospitals, hotels, airlines and even nations#8217; economies struggle to cope, reports DENISE GRADY.

Lifestyle 10 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Deadly disease

The atypical pneumonia spreading around the world is leaving a trail of devastation as health workers, hospitals, hotels, airlines and even nations#8217; economies struggle to cope, reports DENISE GRADY.

Nation 27 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Economic stimulus ready soon

The overdue stimulus package to spur economic growth will be finalised soon. Acting Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi said there was an urgency to come up with the broad-based package, now that the situation in the Middle East appeared more certain. He said it would be ready #8220;faster than in the next two months.#8221; The package was initially scheduled for announcement on April 7.

Health 27 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Viral awareness

Consultant paediatrician Datin Dr REBECCA GEORGE offers her insights about a disease that may not appear to be as pressing as SARS, but continues to exact its toll in our population - dengue fever.

AseanPlus News 26 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

SARS anti-bodies found in five animal traders

B>GUANGZHOU:/BResearchers in southern China who traced the virus that causes SARS to the endangered civet cat, said SARS anti-bodies have been found in traders of wild animals who did not develop the symptoms of the disease, according to press reports seen yesterday.

Health 01 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Eating and infections

Practise healthy eating habits to optimise your immune system, writes Dr WINNIE CHEE.

AseanPlus News 07 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

Doc: Vaccine can help protect against flu virus

THE new Fujian flu virus sweeping the United States and Europe has given Singapore a miss so far. But it will come, said virologist Dr Ling Ai Ee.

Nation 09 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

Fujian flu mutated form of flu virus

The Fujian flu currently sweeping over Europe and the United States is a slightly mutated form of a common strain of the influenza virus, a virologist said yesterday.

AseanPlus News 04 Jan 2004 | 12:00 AM

Patient may be down with new SARS virus, says report

B>BEIJING:/BConfusion over whether a suspected SARS patient in China has the disease deepened yesterday when tests suggested he may have been infected by a new strain of the virus, media reported.