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The state of Johor, located on the southern portion of the Malaysian peninsula, has reported more than a 15% increase in dengue fever this January as compared to Jan. 2014. According to the National...

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The floods that hit Malaysia in late December are considered epic- forcing 200,000 to evacuate in several states. Northern and Eastern states of Kelantan, Terengganu, Pahang, Perak and Perlis in Malay...

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The Prime Minister of Malaysia has contracted an E. coli infection, which is a bacterial infection that can cause sometimes severe gastrointestinal disease. It is believed that PM Datuk Seri Najib Razak...

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While some countries in southeast Asia have seen decreases in dengue fever activity in 2014, compared to last year (Philippines and Thailand), Malaysia has seen a sharp increase in dengue fever cases and...

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In Asia, we see varying situations with dengue fever in 2014, with some countries seeing dramatic increases and others reporting much appreciated decreases in the mosquito borne virus. Malaysia, Taiwan...

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After warning us in 2011 about a huge reservoir of Plasmodium knowlesi  in the monkeys and how the increasing human populations and deforestation could shift the disease to humans, Director of the...

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The number of dengue fever cases and deaths have increase by more than 10,000 and 20, respectively, in Malaysia during the past month, according to new data published by the Malaysian news source, The...

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With many of the most populous, densely-packed cities in the world, one must wonder, how is Asia preparing for the risk of Ebola? In Vietnam, the Ministry of Health introduced Friday guidelines for diagnosis,...

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A cluster of the bacterial disease, leptospirosis, has prompted Malaysian health authorities to temporarily close a popular national park, according to a Star Online report. The two week closure of the Jeram...

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While some southeast Asian countries are reporting significantly less dengue fever cases in 2014 as compared to last year (Thailand and the Philippines), Malaysia has experienced the opposite as numbers...