Health

Thailand's coin-eating turtle unconscious after 2nd surgery

Mar 21, 2017

A Thai veterinarian says a 25-year-old sea turtle has slipped into a coma two weeks after it had life-saving surgery to remove 915 coins from its stomach

Malaysia raises alert as bird flu virus hits more birds

Mar 16, 2017

Malaysian authorities have raised an alert for northeastern Kelantan state after the virulent H5N1 bird flu virus was found to have spread to poultry in more villages

Sea turtle flaps flippers in 1st rehab swim after surgery

Mar 10, 2017

Bank the green sea turtle flapped her flippers with vigor in her first swim after a life-saving operation to remove a heavy mass of swallowed coins from her stomach

Malaysia: N. Korean's family may be scared to come forward

Mar 8, 2017

Malaysia's prime minister says relatives of the half brother of North Korea's ruler may be too scared to help police investigating his mysterious poisoning death in Kuala Lumpur

Surgeons remove 915 coins swallowed by Thai sea turtle

Mar 6, 2017

Tossing coins in a fountain for luck is a popular superstition, but a similar belief brought misery to a sea turtle in Thailand from whom doctors have removed 915 coins

Malaysia: Poisoning of Kim caused paralysis, quick death

Feb 26, 2017

Malaysia's health minister says the dose of nerve agent given to North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un's half brother was so high that it killed him within 20 minutes and caused "very serious paralysis."

The Latest: Malaysia: Poison killed Kim within 20 minutes

Feb 26, 2017

Malaysia's health minister says the dose of poison given to North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un's half brother was so high that it killed him "within 15-20 minutes."

Malaysia's health minister says North Korean leader's half brother died within 15-20 minutes of being poisoned

Feb 26, 2017

Malaysia's health minister says North Korean leader's half brother died within 15-20 minutes of being poisoned

Malaysia says airport safe, autopsy shows nerve agent effect

Feb 26, 2017

Malaysia's health minister says autopsy results suggested a nerve agent caused "very serious paralysis" that killed the exiled half-brother of North Korea's leader

Malaysian police say one suspect in VX poisoning of Kim Jong Nam was sickened, vomited after attack

Feb 24, 2017

Malaysian police say one suspect in VX poisoning of Kim Jong Nam was sickened, vomited after attack

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