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2016/02/24 | Zou Chi

14 Taiwanese People Die Of H1N1 In A Week; CDC Giving Out Free Medication

Remember the H1N1 panic in 2010? A new type of H1N1 has been spreading this winter and the CDC is implementing precaution methods before it gets even more serious.

2016/02/21 | Zou Chi

Breast Cancer Vaccine Trials Prove Scientific Success, But Not Legal

The results of a blind trial on a newly developed breast cancer vaccine, OBI-822, bear scientific and medical importance, but the drug is not allowed a permit under current regulations because it did not pass clinical trials. If OBI-822 passes future trials, Taiwan would be the first country in the world to develop a carbohydrate-based vaccine for breast cancer.

2016/02/16 | TNL 編輯

Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Join Fight Against Zika

With more and more people being infected with the Zika virus, many countries are seeking solutions to tackle mosquito-borne diseases, including Taiwan, the UK and Brazil.

2016/02/04 | 阿Ken

HIV Patients Can Receive Organ Transplants Starting In March

Many developed countries such as the US, UK and Spain all permit HIV patients to receive organ transplants to increase their survival rate. Taiwan also plans to follow in these steps in March and aims to allow HIV patients to donate their organs to other HIV patients in the future.