Health

Philippines wants money back from Sanofi for dengue vaccine

Dec 8, 2017

The Philippine health chief says the government will demand a refund of $69.5 million from vaccine maker Sanofi Pasteur and look at possible legal action after a study showed its dengue vaccine could expose some people to severe illness

Sanofi says it is cooperating with gov't on dengue vaccine

Dec 4, 2017

Sanofi says it is cooperating with Philippine authorities on suspended dengue vaccine

Philippines puts dengue immunization program on hold

Dec 1, 2017

The Philippines has put on hold its dengue immunization program after new findings by vaccine manufacturer Sanofi Pasteur

'Distorted news' deemed health issue in junta-run Thailand

Nov 29, 2017

Thailand's military government says it is fighting a new threat to public health: distorted news reports

The Latest: Chemist found VX on Vietnamese woman's clothing

Oct 5, 2017

A chemist has told a Malaysian court he found traces of VX nerve agent and its precursors on the clothing of the Vietnamese suspect in the murder of the half brother of North Korea's leader

The Latest: VX-tainted samples examined in Malaysia trial

Oct 4, 2017

Prosecutors and defense lawyers examined samples where VX nerve agent was found in the death of the half brother of North Korea's leader

The Latest: Post-mortem found VX caused Kim Jong Nam's death

Oct 3, 2017

A post-mortem report submitted as evidence in the trial of two women accused of murdering the half brother of North Korea's leader shows the VX nerve agent used to kill him was found not just on his face and eyes but also in his body and on his clothing

Superbug's spread to Vietnam threatens malaria control

Sep 21, 2017

Scientists say Vietnam's main malaria treatment is failing at an alarming rate because of a highly drug-resistant superbug that has spread into the southern part of the country

Philippine leader feasts on chicken to allay bird flu scare

Aug 28, 2017

The Philippine president has eaten grilled chicken, duck and eggs with other officials to help allay fears caused by the country's first large outbreak of avian flu

Vietnam battles dengue outbreaks with 42 percent more cases

Aug 18, 2017

Vietnam is battling raging dengue fever outbreaks with more than 10,000 new infections reported over the past three weeks stretching its medical system.

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