Latest Health Ministry Stories

China Health Ministry Launches Investigation Into Baby Vaccine Deaths
2013-12-23 08:56:44

Hospitals in China that had given vaccinations of hepatitis B to babies were ordered to remove the product after several deaths occurred. The Health Ministry is investigating the company that produced the vaccine as well.

French Health Ministry Confirms Three New Cases Of Novel Coronavirus
2013-05-10 12:50:11

Two days after French health officials confirmed the first case of novel coronavirus (NCoV) in their country, a spokeswoman for the regional health authority of Northern France said three more cases have shown up.

2010-08-16 10:50:00

Four children died and hundreds of people are being treated for rabies after being attacked by vampire bats in Peru.

2010-02-13 07:33:38

Romanian government officials are stepping up their game in the fight against obesity with a bid to impose a hefty tax on junk food.

2009-06-27 12:37:02

Swine flu has been identified in several pigs at a farm close to the Argentinean capital, but the virus has not been any more dangerous to the swine than the regular flu.

2009-05-26 10:20:00

New deaths in North America and a clutch of new cases in Europe, Asia and Latin America put the worldwide death toll for swine flu near 100 on Monday.

2009-01-25 12:00:00

China’s Health Ministry reported on Saturday the country’s fourth death from the H5N1 virus.

2008-10-08 00:00:17

KUALA LUMPUR: Traditional and complementary medicine (TCM) practitioners will soon be able to register online with the Health Ministry through e-Pengamal, a free voluntary registration system.

2008-10-06 15:00:40

The Health Ministry, and half our district health boards, are refusing to acknowledge inadequate wages for caregivers in the community health homecare sector.

2008-10-06 15:00:40

By CHALMERS, Anna PARTY pill retailers are being asked to stop selling some new generation pills following tests of a commonly found chemical in the drugs that has left some users sick. The Health Ministry has instructed health boards to recall party drugs that contain the powdered form of DMAA.

Word of the Day
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.