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Vaccination rate too low to prevent rabies outbreak
Government data shows that Taiwan's rabies vaccination coverage has dropped below 70 percent of the dog and cat population – the rate recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) for outbreak prevention.
2015/9/5
Dengue fever cases are surging in Southern Taiwan as the number of people infected reached a record high of 4,667, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC, 疾管局).
2015/9/5
Tainan City said Thursday it will introduce 5,000 paper-based dengue NS1 antigen test kits for early diagnosis of dengue fever, which has raged the southern Taiwan city with 2,381 confirmed cases so far this year.
2015/8/28
The Tainan City Government reported more than 2,000 dengue fever cases in the southern Taiwan city on Wednesday.
2015/8/27
Sierra Leone's last known Ebola patient was released from hospital Monday, raising hopes the west African nation may finally have beaten the devastating epidemic.
2015/8/26
Tainan Mayor William Lai (賴清德) on Saturday led public health and environmental officials on a visit to residential and market areas, advising people on ways of preventing further spread of dengue fever in the city which has recorded 1,552 cases so far this year.
2015/8/23
Last autumn, when Martin Meltzer calculated that 1.4 million people might contract Ebola in West Africa, the world paid attention.
2015/8/4
An Ebola test vaccine provided blanket protection in a field trial in Guinea, researchers said Friday, possibly heralding "the beginning of the end" for the devastating West African outbreak that has killed thousands.
2015/8/2
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) urged the public Wednesday to take precautions against dengue fever, as the number of cases of the mosquito-borne disease is escalating quickly in Southern Taiwan.
2015/7/30
South Korea on Tuesday declared the effective end to a deadly outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) that killed 36 people, triggered widespread panic and stymied growth in Asia's fourth-largest economy.
2015/7/29
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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