25 H7N9 human cases in south China's Guangdong

January 30, 2015 2:01 am· Comments Off on 25 H7N9 human cases in south China's Guangdong 

GUANGZHOU, Jan. 29 — Two more human cases of H7N9 bird flu were reported in south China's Guangdong Province, local health authorities said Wednesday, bringing the province's tally to 25 since the start of the year.

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Fight against obesity in Gulf Arab big chance for Chinese firms

January 30, 2015 2:01 am· Comments Off on Fight against obesity in Gulf Arab big chance for Chinese firms 

DUBAI, Jan. 29 — The Gulf Arab states are fighting an uphill struggle against obesity and its related diseases, which presents big opportunities for the Chinese firms.

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Warning of more Rubella outbreak in S. Vietnam

January 30, 2015 2:01 am· Comments Off on Warning of more Rubella outbreak in S. Vietnam 

HO CHI MINH CITY, Jan. 29 — Around 1,600 workers at the WANEK Woodcraft Co., Ltd. in Vietnam's southern Binh Duong province had been given free rubella vaccines following an outbreak of the disease at the company that started early this month, local Vietnam News daily reported Thursday.

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One more swine flu case in Lucknow; total reaches 12

January 30, 2015 2:01 am· Comments Off on One more swine flu case in Lucknow; total reaches 12 

LUCKNOW, Jan. 29 — One more swine flu case was reported in the state capital on Wednesday, which brought to 12 the total number of people affected by the virus in the city this year, a senior health officer said here.

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US Senator pushes bill to provide veterans adult children with healthcare

January 30, 2015 2:01 am· Comments Off on US Senator pushes bill to provide veterans adult children with healthcare 

WASHINGTON, Jan. 29 — US Senator Charles Schumer promotes new bill that would allow children of severely disabled veterans stay on their parents' health care plan until age 26, like their peers on private insurance policies, senator’s press office said in a Wednesday statement.

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South Cotabato records first rabies death

January 30, 2015 2:01 am· Comments Off on South Cotabato records first rabies death 

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Jan. 29 — Health personnel in South Cotabato have launched a massive anti-rabies vaccination activities in a rural community in nearby Koronadal City following the recent death of a local resident due to rabies infection.

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First trial shows Ebola vaccine safe, provokes immune response

January 30, 2015 2:01 am· Comments Off on First trial shows Ebola vaccine safe, provokes immune response 

LONDON, Jan. 29 — The first human trial of a candidate Ebola vaccine suggests it is safe to use and generates an immune response, Oxford scientists said.

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Swine Flu recorded in France amid influenza outbreak

January 30, 2015 2:01 am· Comments Off on Swine Flu recorded in France amid influenza outbreak 

MOSCOW, Jan. 29 -– A severe influenza outbreak has started in France, according to the Institute of Public Health, French daily Le Figaro reports.

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World Cup final to have 'Super Over' in case of tie

January 30, 2015 1:58 am· Comments Off on World Cup final to have 'Super Over' in case of tie 

DUBAI, Jan. 29 — Replicating the arrangements of the last edition of the cricket World Cup in 2011, the ICC Board reinstated the use of a 'Super Over' in the event of a tie in the final of the 50-over showpiece event. (PNA/PTI)

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ALA boxers to hold public workout to promote Pinoy Pride 29 in Davao City (Sports)

January 30, 2015 1:58 am· Comments Off on ALA boxers to hold public workout to promote Pinoy Pride 29 in Davao City (Sports) 

By Lolito T. delos Reyes

DAVAO CITY, Jan. 29 (PNA) — The world-class boxers from the ALA Boxing Stable will be holding a public workout on January 31 at 5 p.m. at the SM City Davao to promote the Pinoy Pride 29 slated on Feb. 7 at University of Southern Philippines Gym in Bo. Obrero, this city.

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