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Singapore scientists discover virus strain linked to a type of cancer Cantonese speakers are 20 times more likely to get
Over 40 per cent of people in the southern part of China, where Cantonese is commonly spoken, are infected by this high-risk strain.
Before coming to Singapore, the man attended a wedding in Nigeria, where he may have consumed bush meat - a possible source of transmission of the monkeypox virus.
Two of the patients found to be infected with the antifungal-resistant germ died while the other nine recovered.
There has been a worrying spike in the number of dengue cases over the first three months of 2019 - and with peak dengue season approaching soon, the numbers are only expected to rise.
The first case of Candida auris was detected in Singapore in 2012 and involved a 52-year-old woman.
7 in 10 Singaporeans can’t tell when a heart attack is happening – because TV shows portray only the dramatic symptoms
Symptoms of a heart attack are not always as dramatic as TV shows and movies portray them to be.
The worst performers on the list are the Philippines, Indonesia and India.
They will get a $200 top-up every year until 2023.
HPV strains which primarily cause cervical cancer, but can also cause vulva, vaginal and anal cancers.
The 39-year-old patient is now fighting Stage IV cancer that has progressed to her brain