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Medical professionals and governments around the world are monitoring reports emerging from China about a surge in child pneumonia cases. The mysterious wave of virus cases in young children in China could be a typical seasonal increase but officials in Bali are not taking any chances.  Following news this week that some hospitals in China …

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Tourists traveling to Bali in the coming weeks are being urged to be vigilant about the risk of rabies. This news comes after two more residents were bitten by a dog that has gone on to test positive for rabies. Humans can contract rabies by being bitten by animals that carry the virus, such as …

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Over the next few years, Bali will be investing heavily in medical health and wellness tourism. As the island gets set to welcome the Bali International Hospital in Sanur and intensify efforts to promote culture and sustainable tourism, tourists seeking rest and rejuvenation will be in for a treat.  The ex-governor of Bali, Wayan Koster, …

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Officials from Indonesia’s Health Service have issued statements regarding the rise in the number of cases of Nipah Virus in India. The virus has recently been discovered in Kerala in India and Punjab in Pakistan is on high alert.  Nipah Virus has been noted as the cause of death of two people in Kerala India …

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As Bali prepares to open the new Bali International Hospital in Sanur in 2024, leaders are working to establish new ways to promote medical and wellness tourism on the island. Bali is a destination synonymous with health and wellness, especially in resorts like Ubud. So as the island grapples with preserving cultural heritage and promoting …

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Everyone wants to be frivolous and fancy-free on vacation. A little bit of fun in the sun is the very least we all deserve. But recent tragedies in Bali have shown that in order to have the vacation of a lifetime, a few non-negotiable must be put in place first.  Travel and health insurance are …

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Amidst a rise in videos of tourists sharing their experience of the dreaded ‘Bali Belly’ on social media, one senator has asked health officials to take cases more seriously. Member of Commission IV DPRD Bali, I Made Rai Warsa, has instructed the Health Office not to simply write off cases of stomach pain and diarrhea …

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Health officials in Bali have assembled a Task Force to prevent the spread of monkeypox to the Island of the Gods. The first known case of monkeypox was identified in a 27-year-old man in Jakarta over the weekend. It is believed the man contracted the virus after traveling aboard. In light of the development and …

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Health officials in Bali’s Badung Regency have released a statement to confirm a recent rise in cases of Dengue Fever. The mosquito-borne virus is a serious viral disease that is caused by being bitten by an infected mosquito. While most people recover within a week or so, in some cases the virus can cause severe …

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Due to recent rainfall and changing seasons, Bali has seen a surge in cases of Dengue Fever. In May alone 48 people have been taken to Klungkung Hospital needing treatment for the mosquito-borne disease. Though most people experience mild but unpleasant symptoms, Dengue Fever can be fatal if untreated.  The cases of Dengue Fever have …

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In 2021 nine villages in Bali were branded as ‘Red Zones’ for the presence of rabies in the stray and community-owned dog population. In this year’s review, a total of twelve villages have been identified as having rabies in transmission in the dog population. The three villages added to the red zone list are Bitra …

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The Bali Trade Office has instructed all shops across the island to stop displaying and selling Kinder Joy. The Trade Office received a memo from PT. Ferrero Confectionary Indonesia, the factory that produced Kinder Joy Snacks, instructing the withdrawal of all their products from shops and outlets in Indonesia. In response to this, the Head …

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