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    Bite Size Terror
    In 2015, there was an increase of 11.2% in the number of reported dengue cases from the previous year. Because most children and young adults spend more time outdoors, they are more likely to be infected. Here’s how you can protect your family: UPDATE ON DENGUE VACCINE Dengvaxia® (CYD-TDV) is the only licensed dengue vaccine. ...
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    Recognise Malaysia’s Bloodsucking Menace
    In Malaysia, there are 434 species of mosquitoes, representing 20 genera, but only 4 have been identified to be a significant nuisance to humans. Culex Vector for: Japanese encephalitis Chikungunya West Nile virus Lymphatic Filariasis St. Louis encephalitis Avian malaria Aedes Vector for: Dengue fever Chikungunya Zika virus Yellow fever West Nile fever Eastern equine ...
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    DENGUE Why You Should Be Worried
    Average of more than 300 cases per day (120836 cases /365 days). There are more dengue cases today than all 5 main cancers affecting Malaysians combined! Dengue costs Malaysia RM50 million per 10,000 cases! Dengue mostly affects children & young adults.
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    What Is Japanese Encephalitis?
    How is Japanese Encephalitis Transmitted? Japanese Encephalitis Symptoms 1 in 3 people will develop serious symptoms & die, many who survive are left with permanent brain damage. Japanese Encephalitis Prevention Vaccination against JE is included in the National Immunization Programme for Sabah and Sarawak. It is also recommended for anyone living or working in close ...
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    JE: The Third World Disease
    Transmission The JE virus, which is commonly found in mosquitoes, pigs and wading birds, is transmitted to humans through a bite from an infected Culex tritaeniorhynchus or Culex vishnui mosquito. Once a person is bitten by an infected mosquito and the virus enters the body, it travels to various glands where it multiplies. The virus ...
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    Don't Forget Dengue
    Dengue fever is in the news on and off. Almost everyone has either been infected (and survived) or knows of others who had the infection. Dengue is endemic here and the mosquito, Aedes aegypti that transmits the virus is living among us. So how can we prevent ourselves from getting infected? Recent statistics of dengue ...
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    The Promise of Combination Vaccines
    The success of modern vaccines is one of the most extraordinary accomplishments of medical science. In earlier generations many children contracted communicable diseases, like polio and whooping cough, frequently with devastating consequences. Some children died; others were left with permanent impairments, perhaps dependent on a wheelchair. But the development of vaccines has made many of ...
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    A Lifetime of Protection
    Vaccination, or immunisation, prevents disease, disability and death among young children. A vaccine introduces small amounts of a killed or weakened virus, bacteria or part of it into baby, stimulating her body to beef up its immune system. In this way, baby becomes immune to the disease it can cause. Is your baby protected from ...
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    There is a war going in your child’s body. From even before he is born, he is threatened by a host of unseen enemies in the form of viruses and bacteria. As a result, his immune system is kept busy seeking out and destroying these microorganisms before they can multiply enough to cause serious harm. ...
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    Optional Vaccines
    There are deadly diseases out there. The good news is, you can protect your child by vaccinating her – a list of mandatory vaccinations recommended by The Ministry of Health and the Malaysian Paediatric Association ensures this. But this is not all. Did you know there are optional vaccines you can consider? You might be ...