Vietnam isolates 2 Nigerian visitors from Ebola-hit area

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Vietnam isolates 2 Nigerian visitors from Ebola-hit area

Two Nigerians who arrived in Vietnam on Tuesday were found to have high fevers and have been isolated for monitoring for signs of the deadly Ebola virus, Vietnamese health authorities said the same day.

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Genetically modified mosquitoes to combat dengue in Brazil

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A UK-based biotech firm is developing a new weapon to kill off the dengue virus. Researchers in Brazil are producing millions of male mosquitoes genetically modified with a gene that kills off their offspring. The plan is to release the GM males into the wild where they will mate with females who will give birth to mosquitoes that carry a gene that kills them before they reach maturity. The scientist say that if done on a large scale, the dengue-carrying...

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Doctors urge mothers to breast-feed infants

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Women who have Caesarean sections are often reluctant to breast-feed their children as they are taking antibiotics for a week or so after delivery. But Le Thi Trang of HCM City, whose premature child weighed only 1.1 kilos, thought differently.

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Tons of fake squid seized by authorities

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Tons of fake squid seized by authorities

VietNamNet Bridge - Consumers were shocked to hear that they may eaten fake dried squid after reports emerged that the squid was made of cellulose or rubber.

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Fever Nigerian passengers entering Vietnam quarantined

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Fever Nigerian passengers entering Vietnam quarantined

The Pasteur Institute and the health department in Ho Chi Minh City on August 19 isolated two Nigerian passengers showing symptom of fever when entering Vietnam via Tan Son Nhat International Airport.

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Experts discuss upward trend in dementia

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Experts discuss upward trend in dementia

Viet Nam, ranking seventh among the 10 fastest ageing countries, is facing an upward trend of chronic diseases, including dementia.

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Two Nigerians with flu-like symptoms taken to Vietnam hospital

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Two Nigerians with flu-like symptoms taken to Vietnam hospital

Two Nigerians on a Qatar Airways flight to Ho Chi Minh City’s Tan Son Nhat Airport Tuesday evening have been taken to a city hospital after being found to have flu-like symptoms that could be tied to the recent Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

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Fever Nigerian passengers entering Vietnam quarantined

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Fever Nigerian passengers entering Vietnam quarantined

The Pasteur Institute and the health department in Ho Chi Minh City on August 19 isolated two Nigerian passengers showing symptom of fever when entering Vietnam via Tan Son Nhat International Airport , according to the Preventive Medicine Centre under the Ministry of Health.

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Liberia fights Ebola in capital, W. Africa toll tops 1,200

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Liberia fights Ebola in capital, W. Africa toll tops 1,200

MONROVIA/GENEVA, Aug 19 - Liberia battled on Tuesday to halt the spread of the Ebola disease in its crowded, run-down oceanside capital Monrovia, recording the most new deaths as fatalities from the world's worst outbreak of the deadly virus rose above 1,200.

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Vinamilk wins Global Food Industry Award

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Vinamilk wins Global Food Industry Award

(VOV) -Vinamilk’s dedication to food science and technology has been acknowledged by the International Union of Food Science and Technology (IUFoST).

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Review ordered into milk supply in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta preschools

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Review ordered into milk supply in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta preschools

The Department of Education and Training of Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang has been asked to review the milk products fed to kids in the province-wide kindergartens following the discovery of a huge number of poor-quality baby formulas and nutritional foods.

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13 arrested in hospital gang fight in Vietnam’s Central Highlands

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13 arrested in hospital gang fight in Vietnam’s Central Highlands

Dak Lak Province police in Vietnam's Central Highlands arrested 13 teenagers for engaging in an armed brawl at a provincial hospital.

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Lead contamination scare hits Heinz infant food in China

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U.S. foodmaker H.J. Heinz Co has recalled some infant food products in China after a local watchdog said they contained excessive levels of lead, threatening to dent the company's reputation in a country highly sensitive to food safety.

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40 people died from rabies since 2014

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Since early 2014, 40 people died due to rabies. This news was released at a meeting on August 18 in Hanoi between the Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization.

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Liberia hunts escaped Ebola victims as WHO calls for controls

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Liberia hunts escaped Ebola victims as WHO calls for controls

Liberia struggled on Monday to track down 17 suspected Ebola carriers who fled quarantine at the weekend, while the U.N. health agency urged affected West African nations to screen all departures in a bid to contain the worst outbreak of the virus.

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