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Asia News Network Wuhan virus: Singapore confirms 5th case; patient from Wuhan stayed at her family's home in Ceylon Road
The Nation (Thailand)  The Nation (Thailand)/Asia News Network  28/01/2020
The MOH said contact tracing for the confirmed cases is still ongoing, adding that it has identified 115 close contacts from the first four confirmed cases.   (509 words)
Asia News Network Finding source of deadly viral infection focus of govt team
By: RHYTHMA KAUL,   Hindustan Times (India)  Hindustan Times (India)/Asia News Network  05/06/2019
"The state government is making arrangements for surveillance and contact tracing. So far, 80 contacts have been traced and as per protocol, and whosoever gets fever will be tested. We are also following the illness of the one case who tested positive on confirmation from NIV late last night. There is no need to panic.   (379 words)
Asia News Network Finding source of deadly Nipah viral infection focus of government team
By: RHYTHMA KAUL,   Hindustan Times (India)  Hindustan Times (India)/Asia News Network  04/06/2019
"The state government is making arrangements for surveillance and contact tracing. So far, 80 contacts have been traced and as per protocol, and whosoever gets fever will be tested. We are also following the illness of the one case who tested positive on confirmation from NIV late last night. There is no need to panic.   (378 words)
Asia News Network Singapore confirms 4th case of Wuhan virus; patient from Wuhan stayed at Sentosa hotel
The Nation (Thailand)  The Nation (Thailand)/Asia News Network  26/01/2020
MOH said it has started epidemiological investigations and contact tracing to identify individuals who had close contact with the patient. Three confirmed Wuhan coronavirus cases were announced in Singapore on Jan 23 and 24.  The first confirmed case was a 66-year-old man from Wuhan who is here on holiday.   (335 words)
Asia News Network Govt: N95 masks for docs, surgical masks for the rest
By: ANONNA DUTT,   Hindustan Times (India)  Hindustan Times (India)/Asia News Network  10/02/2020
Apart from that, these masks will be provided in the government hospitals and to the ANMs (Auxiliary Nurse Midwife) who will be contact tracing," said Dr Abha Rani, head of Delhi's Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme cell. In hospitals, the masks will be given to all who are working in the isolation facilities.   (410 words)
Asia News Network All Wuhan evacuees test negative for coronavirus
By: HT CORRESPONDENT,   Hindustan Times (India)  Hindustan Times (India)/Asia News Network  06/02/2020
Community surveillance and contact tracing are ongoing under the Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme, and 6,558 people across 32 states are currently being monitored. Several countries have put travel bans with airlines cancelling flights to and from China and mass evacuations of citizens amid fears of a major pandemic.   (482 words)
Asia News Network Wuhan virus: Singapore to isolate all travellers from China with pneumonia; 7th suspect tests negative
The Nation (Thailand)  The Nation (Thailand)/Asia News Network  22/01/2020
"Once a case is confirmed, contact tracing will be initiated, and we will implement strict isolation, quarantine, and infection control and prevention measures to prevent further transmission," it said. A total of 291 Wuhan virus cases have been reported in China, with a sixth fatality reported on Tuesday.   (536 words)
Asia News Network Containing outbreaks: Kerala lessons for Bihar
By: SANCHITA SHARMA,   Hindustan Times (India)  Hindustan Times (India)/Asia News Network  23/06/2019
Established disease protocols including specific case definition, contact tracing, treatment and clinical management were closely followed. The state tracked all the 50 people who had come in close contact with patient zero and tested, they were found negative for Nipah.   (602 words)
Asia News Network New outbreaks need better disease surveillance
By: SANCHITA SHARMA,   Hindustan Times (India)  Hindustan Times (India)/Asia News Network  30/12/2018
The Zika virus infection was contained by orientating hospitals and health workers on infection prevention and control practices, surveillance and contact tracing, implementing contagion treatment protocols, using personal protection equipment, and practising safe burial practices.   (670 words)
Asia News Network China restricts travel for 35 million people to halt spread of deadly virus
The Nation (Thailand)  The Nation (Thailand)/Asia News Network  25/01/2020
But he said public-health authorities acted quickly in Illinois, where they "identified, isolated and did contact tracing on the people with whom that person came into contact. That's how you get your handle on an outbreak." After the briefing, Sen.   (1290 words)
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