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Health officials in the Sarawak state of  Borneo, Malaysia are on high alert as the “monkey malaria”, Plasmodium knowlesi has been detected in three villages near the capital city of Kuching,...

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The number of dengue fever-related fatalities has risen to 85 in Malaysia from the beginning of the year through March 14, according to Malaysian health authorities (computer translated). The total number...

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The number of confirmed dengue fever cases in Malaysia stands at 29,190 during the first 10 weeks of 2015, according to the Malaysia Health Ministry (Kementerian Kesihatan Malaysia). Selangor state has...

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Malaysia’s third largest state, Pahang, has seen a surge in cases of melioidosis since the massive flooding that started in late December 2014. According to a Sun Daily report,  Pahang health officials...

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Malaysian health officials, in an updated report, say that the number of dengue fever cases in the country has risen to 27,382 since the beginning of the year after the addition of 222 cases reported on...

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With 25,000 cases of dengue fever reported in Malaysia during the first two months of 2015, the country appears on a trajectory to see more cases than last year’s 100,000. In addition, the Malaysia...

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The number of dengue fever related fatalities in Malaysia has increased by 10 since our last report one week ago, bringing the total deaths to 54 since the beginning of the year. Malaysia health officials...

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Health officials in Borneo say they have reported a three-fold increase in hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) this year compared to 2014 and this has prompted Malaysian health authorities to urge the...

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During the 44 day period from Jan. 4 to Feb. 16, 2015, Malaysia has recorded nearly 20,000 dengue fever cases, or an average of more than 439 cases daily. Of the 19,349 reported dengue cases this year,...

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The dengue fever outbreak in Malaysia last year reached approximately 100,000 cases, about a three-fold increase from 2013. It would seem that 2015 will be another harsh dengue fever season in the southeast...