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  1. News - World - HEALTH

    WHO officials say deadly West Africa Ebola outbreak could last months

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 11:52am by Associated Press in Conakry, Guinea

    ... Keiji Fukuda of the World Health Organisation (WHO) said that while other outbreaks have seen more cases, the current one is remarkable for the wide area over which it has spread – from Guinea’s ... will never be tested, the precise start of the outbreak will never be known, he said. “We fully expect to be engaged in this outbreak for another two, three, four months.” Dr Keiji Fukuda Officials ...

  2. News - World - HEALTH

    Coronavirus sparks fears of wider human transmission

    Posted May 24th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... sustainable person-to-person spread," WHO deputy chief Keiji Fukuda told diplomats gathered in Geneva for the World Health Assembly, the UN agency's decision-making body. There has already ... in a hospital setting. But Fukuda said the WHO was looking into "whether this has the potential to have a more extensive spread". Given the high fatality rate relative to the number of cases, ...

  3. News - World - HEALTH

    WHO won't block haj visits to Saudi Arabia over Mers

    Posted Jul 19th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... and inform the public about how to reduce the risks of infection. While the WHO did not call for travel and trade restrictions, its health security chief Keiji Fukuda said it was poised to issue ... serious medical conditions WHO health security chief Keiji Fukuda "We do recognise that this is a risk for travellers and that there are certain steps that individual travellers and countries ...

  4. Sport - Hong Kong - HONG KONG FIRST DIVISION

    Yokohama still bottom despite salvaging a draw with Southern

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 09:24pm by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... games left to improve their situation. Japanese forward Kenji Fukuda, who won the MVP award for February, headed home the equaliser and his 10th league goal in the 70th minute. We tried to win, but in the end we had to settle for the draw  Yokohama's Kenji Fukuda With no teams being relegated this season, the 36-year-old expatriate was not too worried about their league position and said ...

  5. Chinese H5N1 virus targeted for possible vaccine

    Posted Jan 05th 2007, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... when needed. WHO Global Influenza Programme co-ordinator Keiji Fukuda said in Geneva yesterday it was the first Chinese virus identified as a potential candidate strain for a H5N1 human ... vaccine. But Dr Fukuda said it was not the first time China had worked with the WHO to develop vaccine strains. China had provided vaccine strains of seasonal flu for many years and had shared ...

  6. News - World - HEALTH

    WHO says patents are obstructing moves to fight Sars-like virus

    Posted May 25th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Dr Keiji Fukuda, WHO's assistant director general for health security, said his agency had been "struggling with diagnostics" because of property rights concerns ... "We have not denied access to the virus." MERS has killed half its 44 victims, mostly in Saudi Arabia. Fukuda said evidence in some of the disease clusters points to limited spread ...

  7. News - China

    H7N9 bird flu appears contained, UN health experts say

    Posted May 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Dr Keiji Fukuda, WHO assistant director general for health security. "We also have high concern over the potential, I stress the potential, to gain the ability to sustain transmissibility." There was no evidence of sustained spread among people and "most cases probably resulted from infected poultry or perhaps contamination related to live poultry markets", Fukuda ...

  8. News - China - BIRD FLU

    100 human H7N9 bird flu infections 'undetected'

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI and Daniel Ren

    ... the university's Centre of Influenza Research said the importance of finding patients with mild or no symptoms was to identify high-risk groups and shed light on prevention and treatment. Keiji Fukuda ... transmission. "Right now we do not see evidence of sustained human-to-human transmission," Fukuda said in Shanghai yesterday after a three-day visit by a WHO team. But he added, ...

  9. News - China - BIRD FLU

    Taiwan reports first case of H7N9, in man arriving from Suzhou

    Posted Apr 24th 2013, 06:13pm by Danny Mok

    ... as "one of the most lethal" of its kind and said it was more easily transmissible to humans than an earlier strain, H5N1. Keiji Fukuda, the WHO's assistant director-general for health ...

  10. Bid to end confusion over bird flu strains

    Posted Dec 09th 2006, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... been circulating in the world since 2005. There have been animal infections with this virus and there has also been human infection,' said Dr Heymann. Keiji Fukuda, co-ordinator ... and that China's massive vaccination programme for poultry had failed, or even made the strain resistant to the vaccines. However, Dr Fukuda and other members of the mission visiting China said ...




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