Brazil's Rousseff vows to win Zika 'war'

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Brazil's Rousseff vows to win Zika 'war'

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff vowed Friday to "win the war" against the Zika virus, but some experts criticized her government's response and warned the Olympics could fuel the disease's spread.

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Race for Zika vaccine gathers momentum as virus spreads

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Race for Zika vaccine gathers momentum as virus spreads

Jan 29 - Companies and scientists are racing to create a Zika vaccine as concern grows over the mosquito-borne virus that has been linked to severe birth defects and is spreading quickly through the Americas.

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Zika vaccine may be ready for emergency use this year: developer

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Zika vaccine may be ready for emergency use this year: developer

A vaccine for the Zika virus, which has been linked to severe birth defects in thousands of infants, could be ready for emergency use before year-end, one of its lead developers said on Thursday, a timetable well ahead of estimates by U.S. officials.

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Anguish for Brazilian families amid Zika fallout

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Anguish for Brazilian families amid Zika fallout

Mateus Marcelina da Silva had big dreams for his son, but they were shattered when he was born with brain damage, like thousands of babies in Brazil affected by a birth defect blamed on the Zika virus.

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Vietnam steps up precautions after Thai second MERS case confirmed

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Vietnam steps up precautions after Thai second MERS case confirmed

Vietnam has instructed major healthcare establishments nationwide to step up precautionary measures against the spread of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) after the second case was confirmed in Thailand on January 23.

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Zika virus 'spreading explosively': WHO chief

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Zika virus 'spreading explosively': WHO chief

The Zika virus is "spreading explosively" in the Americas and the region may see up to four million cases of the disease strongly suspected of causing birth defects, the World Health Organisation said on Thursday.

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Zika virus 'spreading explosively': WHO chief

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Zika virus 'spreading explosively': WHO chief

The Zika virus is "spreading explosively" in the Americas and the region may see up to four million cases of the disease strongly suspected of causing birth defects, the World Health Organisation said on Thursday.

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Vietnam steps up precautions after Thailand confirms second MERS case

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Vietnam steps up precautions after Thailand confirms second MERS case

Vietnam has instructed major healthcare establishments nationwide to strengthen precautionary measures against the spread of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) after a second case of the virus was detected in Thailand last week.

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WHO says Zika virus spreads explosively, 4 million cases forecast

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WHO says Zika virus spreads explosively, 4 million cases forecast

The Zika virus, linked to severe birth defects in thousands of babies in Brazil, is "spreading explosively" and could infect as many as 4 million people in the Americas, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday.

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Vietnamese train attendants help woman give birth to baby girl

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Vietnamese train attendants help woman give birth to baby girl

Vietnamese train attendants successfully helped a mother give birth to a baby girl en route to a north-central province, officials said on Wednesday.

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3D printing helps toddler receive adult kidney

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Surgeons use 3D printed models of 2-year-old Lucy Boucher's abdomen and her father's kidney to figure out how to successfully transplant an adult kidney into a child.

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Olympics safety from Zika is priority, says IOC's Bach

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President of the International Olympic Committee Thomas Bach says they are working closely with the World Health Organization to protect Rio 2016 Games athletes and spectators from the Zika virus.

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WHO calls for common sense travel, trade measures on Zika

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Bruce Aylward, the assistant director of the The World Health Organization, says the UN agency has called for an emergency meeting partly to ensure that national authorities do not impose inappropriate travel or trade restrictions in the face of the Zika virus outbreak.

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Vietnam watches out for alarming Zika virus spread

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Vietnam watches out for alarming Zika virus spread

Health officials are monitoring the spread of Zika virus in other countries, saying Vietnam is also at risk.

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ARV treatment to be covered by health insurance

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ARV treatment to be covered by health insurance

Anti-retroviral (ARV) treatment for people living with HIV/AIDS will be paid by health insurance from June 2016, said the Department of HIV/AIDS Prevention under the Ministry of Public Health.

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