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Not crazy, just a little unwell

Not crazy, just a little unwell

DUE to the Influenza A(H1N1) outbreak, the public has been urged to avoid crowded places and to wear face masks when mingling with crowds. One supposes theatres, concerts and other arts events would certainly be affected. Dwindling audience numbers and show postponements would surely be the case. But has it been? How have pandemics in […]

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A(H1N1): Still under control

A(H1N1): Still under control

WHAT are the current and potential problems doctors might be facing in combating the spread of the swine flu? It would be good if every doctor kept a constant and close tab on the H1N1 pandemic, and remained fully aware of the developments and changes, which are evolving daily. Logging on to the internet regularly […]

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Influenza A(H1N1) outbreak in M’sia “under control”

KOTA BARU, 13 July 2009: Health Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said the Influenza A(H1N1) outbreak in the country was under control although the number of positive cases has reached more than 700. Most of the positive cases reported in the country are imported cases while a number of them are locally transmitted cases. […]

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Mosquito mayhem

Mosquito mayhem

SPEND 10 minutes every week cleaning your house to avoid dengue and Chikungunya. Right. Ten minutes a week — a total of 520 minutes per household — could apparently have been enough to stop 108 people from dying of dengue, and 4,132 cases of Chikungunya in 2008. I first saw that public service ticker announcement […]

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