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2018/04/27 | Morley J Weston

Taiwan's Measles Outbreak and Herd Immunity

Even those who have been vaccinated should still take basic precautions.

2018/04/18 | Jules Quartly

OPINION: China Not to Blame for US Opioid Epidemic

Blaming China for America’s opioid crisis is a convenient but ultimately misguided attempt to avoid taking responsibility.

2018/04/18 | Christopher Magoon

Did the 1918 Spanish Flu Pandemic Originate in China?

Amid the centenary of the largest mortality event in human history, understanding the origin and spread of Spanish Flu is more important than ever.

2018/04/17 | Asia & The Pacific Policy Society

INDONESIA: Cigarettes Are Blazing Through Rural Household Budgets

Even though Indonesian farmer households have low incomes, the proportion of their income allocated to smoking is alarmingly high.

2018/04/11 | Mongabay

Rohingya Refugees Gored by Elephants at Record Rates

Refugee camps in Bangladesh are edging up against wildlife habitats, leading to at least a dozen deaths.

2018/04/06 | Vanessa Wang

Depressed? Don't Be Afraid to Seek Help

Taiwan has resources for those coping with depression but must do more to raise awareness of the importance of mental health.

2018/04/02 | Mongabay

Green Paradox: Indonesia's Electricity Future Defined by Coal, Renewables

Indonesia put itself back on track to meet to meet renewable energy targets by promising to produce less energy in total.