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M'sia quarantines villagers over MERS virus
Saturday, 19 April 2014

M'sia quarantines villagers over MERS virus

KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia has quarantined 64 people in a southern village after one of its residents become the country's first person to die of a respiratory illness that is spreading from the Middle East, local...

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PROJECT ACTIVITIES AND GALLERY

  • CROSS-BORDER COOPERATION

  • Project in 2006-2010

  • PHOTO STREAM

cross-border-01Emerging infectious diseases such as severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), avian influenza and swine flu had major economic impacts on productivity, trade and tourism in the region, and continue to pose a major public health concern. New diseases, mostly of animal origin, pose a constant threat to the region. Dengue, chikungunya, cholera, typhoid, and HIV/AIDS, fueled by better connectivity, urban development, and social and environment changes continue to spread in the region. 

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LogoThe Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) has become highly vulnerable to the spread of communicable diseases including emerging diseases, many of these of animal origin, vector-born diseases like malaria and dengue, and food- and water-born diseases....Read more