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Super fungus Candida auris: What you need to know about catching bugs in hospitals, Singapore, Health News

SINGAPORE – The deadly drug-resistant fungus Candida auris, which kills about half of its victims within 90 days, has sparked alarm after news of it spreading globally went viral. It has emerged in locations like China, Europe, the United States, South America, India, Australia, South Korea and Japan. The Straits Times reported on Tuesday that 11 here have been infected since 2012. Three of those infected, including one of two deaths, were treated at Singapore General Hospital between 2012 and 2017. A New York Times report said that the fungus…

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Eleven known cases of super fungus Candida auris infections in Singapore since 2012: MOH, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – There were 11 isolated cases of Candida auris infections at public hospitals here since 2012 but no outbreak was reported, a Ministry of Health (MOH) spokesman said on Tuesday (April 9) in response to queries. Two of the patients found to be infected with the antifungal-resistant germ died while the other nine recovered. Three patients, including one of the two patients who died, were treated at the Singapore General Hospital between 2012 and 2017, it said on Monday. The MOH spokesman said: “The cases were immediately isolated and…

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At least 3 cases of deadly drug-resistant super fungus Candida auris found in Singapore, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – At least three people in Singapore were found to be infected with Candida auris, a deadly drug-resistant fungus that has been spreading worldwide. One patient recovered, another left Singapore against medical advice, and the last died. Last July, Dr Tan Yen Ee and Associate Professor Tan Ai Ling from the Singapore General Hospital’s department of microbiology reported the cases in a letter to local medical journal Annals. C. auris is resistant to major anti-fungal medications and is especially deadly for patients with compromised immune systems, the New York…

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The US is ready for this super cheap urban mobility solution, says Chinese electric scooter maker

Niu Technologies, a maker of high-end electric scooters, will expand into the US market this year as the Beijing-based start-up bets its two-wheelers will catch on outside Asia as a way to help ease urban congestion.Chief executive Li Yan said the company was seeking to broaden earnings contributed from different regions of the world, adding that income from international sales “is still a very small part of our portfolio”.“We are selling in 27 countries compared with 17 countries this time… Source link

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Super cool space shuttle-inspired kid’s bedroom in this four-bedroom condo, Singapore News

Having worked on business owner Charles Cheo’s previous home about 10 years ago, Raymond Seow, design director of Free Space Intent, was deemed the most suitable candidate to design the interior of Charles’ new apartment at Duo Residences. The previous property was Charles’ family home and his parents still reside there. It has an Old Shanghai theme and is furnished with many antique Peranakan furniture pieces from Charles’ collection. “For the Duo apartment, which I share with my wife, Lili, and our twin boys, I wanted something different and which…

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Super rich investors who bought The Center finding it tough to sell floors amid property downturn

Talk about bad timing. Super wealthy investors who paid US$5.15 billion for The Center – in the world’s most expensive real estate transaction ever – have mostly been spinning their wheels over the last six months trying to sell it off floor by floor. Plans for quick riches ran into the US-China trade war, the global stock market slump, and the growing doom and gloom hanging over property generally now in Hong Kong. In contrast, Li Ka-shing, Hong Kong’s richest person who sold The Center, looks every bit the “Superman”…

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Amazon and Super Micro back Tim Cook and call for Bloomberg to withdraw China chip hack story

Pressure is rising on Bloomberg over an investigative news report that claimed Chinese spies used microchips to infiltrate several major US tech companies, after executives at two other technology firms named in the report backed Apple’s CEO Tim Cook in calling for a retraction. Super Micro Computer Inc’s CEO Charles Liang issued a statement on Monday saying Bloomberg should retract the story as it contains “unsupported allegations” following on from Andy Jassy, CEO of Amazon Web Services, who earlier tweeted that “reporters got played or took liberties, Bloomberg should retract.”…

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Vietnam 

Super committee has second deputy chairman – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Hồ Sỹ Hùng has been appointed deputy chairman of the State Capital Management Committee. – Photo tinhanhchungkhoan.vn Viet Nam News The committee’s chairman is Nguyễn Hoàng Anh, former secretary of Cao Bằng Province’s Party Committee, while Nguyễn Thị Phú Hà, also from the Ministry of Planning and Investment, was appointed deputy chairwoman of the committee when it was launched in late September.. Source link

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