TFDA-Monthly E-letter in April

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COA Test Chickens in 3 New H5N2 Cases

Friday, March 9, 2012  Tests result of two newly found H5N2 cases — one in Fangyuan township, Changhua County, and another in Mingjian township, Nantou County — were released yesterday. Test results of the Fangyuan case suggest the virus…

Children of Drug Addicts Abused

Thu, Feb 16, 2012  Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) Legislator Alicia Wang  yesterday called on the government to pay more attention to children in families whose parents are drug addicts, as they are more likely to become the victims of abuse.…

Ractopamine in Beef Poses Health Risk: Toxicologist

Sat, Feb 18, 2012  With the President Ma Ying-Jeou  administration announcing its reassessment of the viability of increasing US beef imports soon after last month’s presidential election,the first governmental inter-departmental meeting…

TFDA Kind Reminder For Not Buying Any Weight-Control Drugs Especially Within Chinese Dragon New Year

25th Jan, 2012 Translator: Miranda Liang As the chinese Dragon New Year's coming, it's getting easier to add weight. Part of publics might think about going on diet,but the kind reminder from Department of Health(DOH) for the publics not buy…

Flu Threat Expected to Heighten as Holiday Nears

anuary 21, 2012 Three more people in Taiwan died from flu complications yesterday, raising the total number of flu-related deaths in the country since last July to 31. One of the three most recent victims was a 34-year-old Kaohsiung resident…

Health Department to Step Up Flu Prevention Measures

DOCTOR CHEN MIN-KUNG EXAMINES A SEVEN-YEAR-OLD GIRL SURNAMED SHIH AT A HOSPITAL IN GREATER TAICHUNG YESTERDAY. SHIH HAD TO SPEND FIVE DAYS IN THE HOSPITAL AFTER CATCHING THE -INFLUENZA B VIRUS. PHOTO: TSAI SHU-YUAN, TAIPEI TIMES The Department…

Public Knowledge of Medicines Needs Improvement: Poll

Mon, Jan 09, 2012 The public’s knowledge of the use of medicines still needs improvement if a policy to allow convenience stores to sell medicines is to be implemented, the Taipei City Government Department of Health said, citing the result…

Four More Die From Influenza

Sun, Jan 08, 2012 A total of 71 new cases of influenza with complications have been recorded, with four more fatalities, since Tuesday, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said. As of Friday, health officials had confirmed 366 flu cases with…