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Turkey’s Ministry of Health, with the support of UNICEF and the World Health Organization (WHO), is conducting a campaign to complete the vaccination of all refugee children under the age of five.
SUWON, South Korea - Reuters
Thousands of South Korean schools that were shut to stop the spread of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) reopened on June 15 as the country sought to return to normal, nearly four weeks into an outbreak that shows signs of slowing.
SEOUL - Agence France-Presse
South Korea on June 2 reported its first deaths from MERS, in the largest outbreak outside the Middle East that has infected 25 people and triggered widespread public alarm.
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The Turkish Medical Association (TTB) has announced that medical personnel around the country will halt all non-emergency services on June 1 after a doctor was killed on duty
SEOUL, South Korea - The Associated Press
South Korea believes its MERS virus outbreak may have peaked, and experts say the next several days will be critical to determining whether the government's belated efforts have successfully stymied a disease that has killed nine people and infected more than 100 in the country.
Meltem Özgenç - ANKARA
The imams will be given material to be used during the education, including information on the reproductive organs of men and women and birth control methods
GİRESUN – Anadolu Agency
Five people have been diagnosed with anthrax in Black Sea province of Giresun this week, with authorities undertaking medical examinations in the neighborhood.
Turkey’s Health Ministry has asked primary care physicians to provide the personal identity information of their psychiatric patients, in a move described by the Turkish Medical Association (TTB) as a “scandal.”
Hundreds of schools closed June 4 in South Korea as officials struggled to ease growing panic over an outbreak of the MERS virus that has infected 35 people, killed two and caused thousands to cancel travel plans.
ADIYAMAN – Anadolu Agency
A village in southeastern Turkey has been declared quarantine for six months over suspicion of rabies.
OTTOWA - Agence France-Presse
A Canadian court has ordered tobacco firms to pay 15.5 billion Canada Dollars ($12.4 billion) to smokers in Quebec who claimed they were never warned about health risks linked to smoking
GENEVA – Agence France-Presse
A U.N.-sponsored independent report by experts denounced May 11 the World Health Organization’s (WHO) slow response to the Ebola crisis