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Where will the world's next Zika, West Nile or Dengue virus come from?

After collecting data and comparing it with every known mammal and bird species on Earth, scientists from the University of California, Davis, have identified wildlife species that are the most likely to host flaviviruses such as Zika, West Nile, dengue and yellow fever. Flaviviruses are known to cause major epidemics and widespread illness and death… Read More »

Malaysia to implement EMR at 145 hospitals nationwide in the next three years

“In order to improve the country’s health service to a better level, the Ministry of Health is committed to ensuring that the electronic medical record system (EMR) can be realised within three years at 145 hospitals nationwide,” said Malaysian Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad. He spoke to the media after the Luncheon Talk at Menara… Read More »