Zika vaccine in the works: U.S. health official

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Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases says they are working on developing a Zika vaccine, but says it's unlikely it will be widely available for a few years.

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Health Minister inspects Zika prevention measures in airport

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Health Minister inspects Zika prevention measures in airport

Vietnamese Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien yesterday led an inspection group to observe Zika virus prevention measures at Tan Son Nhat Airport in Ho Chi Minh City as she warned that the country faces the risk of travellers bringing the virus into the country.

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More than 3,100 pregnant women in Colombia have Zika virus: government

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More than 3,100 pregnant women in Colombia have Zika virus: government

More than 3,100 pregnant Colombian women are infected with the mosquito-borne Zika virus, President Juan Manuel Santos said on Saturday, as the disease continues its rapid spread across the Americas.

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Indonesia seeks to eliminate mosquito-borne diseases

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Indonesian researchers conduct experiments in a bid to eliminate mosquito-borne diseases, as concerns mount over Zika virus.

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Guidance on diagnosis and treatment for Zika virus announced

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Guidance on diagnosis and treatment for Zika virus announced

The Ministry of Health (MoH) on February 5 issued guidance on diagnosis and treatment for the Zika virus.

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Guidance on diagnosis and treatment for Zika virus announced

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Guidance on diagnosis and treatment for Zika virus announced

The Ministry of Health (MoH) on February 5 issued guidance on diagnosis and treatment for the Zika virus.

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Inadequate testing thwarts efforts to measure Zika's impact

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Inadequate testing thwarts efforts to measure Zika's impact

One major hurdle is thwarting efforts to measure the extent of the Zika epidemic and its suspected links to thousands of birth defects in Brazil: accurate diagnosis of a virus that still confounds blood tests.

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Doctors reconstruct disfigured face of cancer patient

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Doctors reconstruct disfigured face of cancer patient

Vietnamese doctors have successfully reconstructed a patient's face that had been disfigured by cancer.

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In Indonesia, an experiment with bacteria to tackle Zika

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In Indonesia, an experiment with bacteria to tackle Zika

A researcher sits in a laboratory in Indonesia, his arms extended over clear plastic boxes buzzing with mosquitoes: over the next 20 minutes, tiny bumps develop on his skin as the insects bite dozens of times.

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Yet another food safety scare as fake beef discovered at Saigon butcher shop

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Yet another food safety scare as fake beef discovered at Saigon butcher shop

Officers of the HCMC Department of Animal Health inspect the butcher shop in District 3. Photo: Ma Phong

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Vietnam faces high risk of Zika virus cases: Health Minister

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Vietnam faces high risk of Zika virus cases: Health Minister

Vietnam runs a high risk of recording a case of Zika virus infection, Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien said during an inspection of virus prevention measures in Ho Chi Minh City on February 4.

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Peru and Uruguay step up efforts against Zika virus

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As the mosquito-borne Zika virus spreads across the Americas, Peru and Uruguay step up efforts to curb a national outbreak.

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Lang Son province strives to prevent cross-border disease transmission

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Lang Son province strives to prevent cross-border disease transmission

The northern province of Lang Son is taking various measures to prevent the cross-border transmission of diseases amidst different epidemics being reported around the world.

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Indian firm says developing 'world's first Zika vaccine'

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Indian firm says developing 'world's first Zika vaccine'

Bharat Biotech says two vaccines had been in development for a year and were ready for pre-clinical testing in animals.

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Hospitals prepare for rush ahead of new year holiday

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Hospitals prepare for rush ahead of new year holiday

Hospitals across the country have prepared everything for medical examination and treatment of emergency cases before and during the Tet (Lunar News Year) holiday period.

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