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  1. News - China - TAIWAN

    Rights group urges release of Chen Shui-bian from prison

    Posted Feb 14th 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... for clinical depression, sleep apnea and cardiovascular disease. Prison officials said he had exhibited suicidal tendencies, by fasting twice and slamming his head against the window of a bus taking ... She said that disease and 1,500 days in detention had taken their toll on Chen, and that he might die if not sent home. Chen Chiao-chi, a psychiatrist on the former president's medical ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1149679/rights-group-urges-release-chen-shui-bian-prison
  2. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan orders more human vaccine as rabies returns

    Posted Aug 01st 2013, 12:06pm by AP

    ... and the case of a rabid Asian house shrew reported Wednesday indicates the disease is jumping species. No humans or dogs have yet been involved in the outbreak. Health Minister Chiu-Wen-ta says the new ... the outbreak. The island currently has some 40,000 animal-use dosages in stock, with an additional half million expected by August 20. Rabies is a viral disease that causes inflammation of the brain ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1293545/taiwan-orders-more-human-vaccine-rabies-returns
  3. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan battles rabies outbreak, urges pet vaccinations

    Posted Jul 28th 2013, 08:31pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Taipei Taiwan on Sunday called on citizens to vaccinate their pet cats and dogs against rabies as health officials stepped up attempts to combat the deadly disease ... people die of the disease worldwide every year. Symptoms in humans may include seizures, partial paralysis, fever and brain inflammation, or encephalitis. There is no known treatment to cure ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1292634/taiwan-battles-rabies-outbreak-urges-pet-vaccinations
  4. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan’s jailed ex-leader Chen Shui-bian has ‘severe depression’

    Posted Oct 04th 2012, 07:43pm by Agence France-Presse in Taipei

    ... but the justice ministry denied it on the ground that he could get proper treatment in prison. The ministry has so far only ever granted medical paroles to 22 inmates diagnosed with terminal diseases ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1053903/taiwans-jailed-ex-leader-chen-shui-bian-has-severe-depression

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