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A moviegoer surnamed Wang reportedly was bitten by a mouse while he was watching a movie last Friday at the Cinemark movie theater in Taipei; he later went to Mackay Memorial Hospital and received a rabies vaccination.
Factory worker Mohammad Awwal is gripped by fever, sweats and the sort of agonizing aches that mean his condition is sometimes called “breakbone disease.” It's an annual plague in India and a hidden epidemic, say experts.
CDC warns of herpes after freak macaque attack
The 10 tourists wounded by wild macaques could be at risk of rabies and herpes B infections if they do not receive vaccinations, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said yesterday.
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Myanmar on Tuesday received four state-of-the-art machines to detect drug-resistant tuberculosis, one of its major health problems.
An “artificial nose” capable of detecting the odor from germs that lead to blood poisoning could help save many lives and reduce medical costs, a conference heard on Sunday.
The Council of Agriculture (COA) yesterday denied reports that it has scrapped plans to carry out rabies experiment on live animals, including dogs.
Singapore dengue researchers have made a key breakthrough in the race to find a working vaccine.
Chinese scientists have found the strongest evidence yet that a new bird flu strain is sometimes able to spread from person to person, but they are emphasizing that the virus still does not transmit easily.
An outbreak of low pathogenic H5N3 bird flu has been detected on a duck farm in the eastern county of Hualien, the first occurrence of the virus strain in Taiwan.
Vaccines ensure rabies won't jump to humans: CDC
There will be no human rabies outbreak because the government has prepared ample vaccines, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) chief Chang Feng-yee (張峰義).
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