HCM City implements measures to control Zika virus

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HCM City’s health authorities have implemented a number of measures to control Zika virus following a German woman, who lives in District 2, was diagnosed with the virus while traveling in Japan.

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Southeast Asian haze crisis killed more than 100,000: Study

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JAKARTA: A smog outbreak in Southeast Asia last year may have caused more than 100,000 premature deaths, according to a new study released Monday (Sep 19) that triggered calls for action to tackle the "killer haze".

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ASEAN health ministers battle with Zika in teleconference

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Health ministers from ASEAN member states convened a teleconference yesterday seeking ways to combat the Zika virus, which has hit much of Southeast Asia.

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Pop star Minh Thuan dies at 47

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Pop star Minh Thuan dies at 47

Pop star Minh Thuan passed away from lung cancer in Ho Chi Minh City on September 18 after a battle for treatment.

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Hospital managers criticized for irresponsible behaviors

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Hospital managers criticized for irresponsible behaviors

People’s Committee in the northern province of Son La yesterday criticized managers of the Son La Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases Hospital for irresponsible behavior when it did not support vehicles to take dead patient home.

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Study estimates 100,000 deaths from Indonesia haze

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Study estimates 100,000 deaths from Indonesia haze

Indonesian forest fires that choked a swath of Southeast Asia with a smoky haze for weeks last year may have caused more than 100,000 deaths, according to new research that will add to pressure on Indonesia's government to tackle the annual crisis.

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Taiwanese man contracts Zika after attending wedding in Vietnam

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Taiwanese man contracts Zika after attending wedding in Vietnam

A Taiwanese man has been found positive for the Zika virus after visiting Vietnam, the Vietnamese General Department of Preventive Medicine announced Tuesday.

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Taiwanese man infected with Zika after coming to Vietnam

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Taiwanese man infected with Zika after coming to Vietnam

A Taiwanese 63 year old man was diagnosed with the mosquito-borne virus after attending his son’s wedding ceremony in Vietnam, announced Head of the Department of Preventive Medicine Professor Tran Dac Phu on Friday.

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Taiwanese diagnosed with Zika after Vietnam visit

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Taiwanese diagnosed with Zika after Vietnam visit

Tran Dac Phu, Director of the Department of Preventive Medicine, said they had been informed by Taiwanese agency that a 63-year-old man was diagnosed with Zika after attending his son's wedding in Vietnam.

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Vietnam bans antibacterial soaps with triclosan, triclocarbon

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Vietnam bans antibacterial soaps with triclosan, triclocarbon

The Ministry of Health’s Drug Administration will withdraw registration numbers and stop selling antibacterial soaps on the market if they find them unsafe or if warnings about the soap are issued by international organisations.

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Non-communicable diseases leading cause of deaths in Vietnam

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A United Nations joint mission has found that non-communicable diseases (NCDs), principally cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, cancer, and chronic respiratory diseases, cause 73% of all deaths in Vietnam.

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Hanoi campaign against dengue, Zika virus

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Hanoi campaign against dengue, Zika virus

On September 16, a campaign against dengue and Zika virus disease was launched by Hanoi’s Health Department and authorities of the outlying district of Hoai Duc.

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Yet another photo showing dead patient taken home on bike in Vietnam

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Yet another photo showing dead patient taken home on bike in Vietnam

After the anguished photo of a Vietnamese ethnic man in the northern province of Son La carrying the covered body of his deceased sister home by bike, a local Facebook user has posted another picture of a similar incident reportedly occurring at the same hospital.

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Investigation into dead body on motorbike case

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Investigation into dead body on motorbike case

The Ministry of Health has asked Son La Province Department of Health to review an incident where the body of a woman was carried home by motorbike by relative.

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Vietnamese man takes dead sister home on motorbike

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Vietnamese man takes dead sister home on motorbike

The heartbreaking photo of man from a Vietnamese ethnic minority in the northern province of Son La carrying the covered body of his deceased sister home by motorbike has gone viral since Wednesday evening.

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