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  1. Medi watch

    Posted Apr 21st 2008, 12:00am by Jerome Watson

    ... of this year, compared with fewer than 800 during the same period last year, says the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. The World Health Organisation aims to rid Europe of measles by 2010, but 'we're moving in the wrong direction', says spokesman Ben Duncan. Measles, a highly contagious disease, kill about one person for every 1,000 infections, AFP reports. ...

  2. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health Bites

    Posted Jan 22nd 2013, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... between June 1996 and August 2011. About 4 per cent of travellers were affected by malaria, typhoid fever and other potentially life-threatening tropical diseases- though not a single traveller contracted the highly contagious and lethal Ebola virus. There were a total of 13 deaths, 10 of which occurred in patients with malaria. Travellers who become ill with fever or flu-like illness while ...



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