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  1. Health workers carry a newly admitted confirmed Ebola patient into a treatment centre in Butembo in

    Ebola spread concentrated in Congo, not a wider emergency: WHO

    An outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) that has killed more than 700 people and is continuing to spread does not ...
  2. A child reacts during a Philippine Read Cross Measles Outbreak Vaccination Response in Manila on

    Commentary: This hesitation with vaccination is creating a global threat

    Serious outbreaks of measles and other preventable contagious diseases have emerged in many countries, Yale University's Madhurima Shukla points out.
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    Stiffer fines among tougher penalties introduced for food poisoning cases: NEA, AVA

  4. Dr Tam Wai Jia

    A young doctor with a humanitarian heart

    Dr Tam Wai Jia wants to use her public health degree, made partly possible by the Lee Kuan Yew Scholarship, to help Singapore’s ageing population ...
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    In pictures: The bacteria living on your hands right now

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    Trump declares opioid crisis a 'public health emergency'

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    Commentary: A tax on sugary drinks not enough on their own to halt obesity in Asia

    Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy’s distinguished visiting professor Asit K Biswas and Cornell University’s Kris Hartley say to fight against ...
  8. Monkey at segar

    Segar monkey attacks likely caused by single monkey: AVA

    In a statement issued to the media, the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority says it is "not normal" for monkeys to approach people and enter homes, ...
  9. Waterborne diseases

    2 billion people drinking contaminated water: WHO

    The World Bank has estimated that investments to improve water infrastructure in places where it is most needed will need to triple to US$114 ...
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    China's synthetic drugs problem expanding: Government

    Chinese seizures of methamphetamine, ketamine and other synthetic drugs surged by 106 percent year-on-year in 2016.