Some 100 villagers from the village, where the first Malaysian victim who succumbed to the virus came from, underwent a special screening to detect the virus. -The Star/ANN
Scheme by the Housing Board to get out of the office and talk to people face to face helps HDB connect with residents. -ST
The scheme will cover everyone, even those with pre-existing diseases, for the rest of their lives. -ST
Compulsory MediShield Life insurance scheme, slated to be launched next year to ease medical bills for Singaporeans. -ST
Malaysia has recorded its first death related to the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), after a 54-year-old man from Johor contracted the MERS-CoV coronavirus while performing the umrah in...
All of the animals treated by the dug remained disease-free and developed immunity to the virus. -Reuters
Better preventive care for adults with diabetes contributed reductions in risk of heart attacks and deaths from high blood sugar. -Reuters
Some recent water pollution-related incidents have roused serious concerns across China. -China Daily/ANN
Large numbers of livestock are given feed laced with antibiotics to help them grow faster and larger, resulting in the development of drug-resistant bacteria in the animals. -Reuters
Understanding the role of these proteins could help improve the treatment of infertility and guide the development of new contraceptives. -Reuters

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