Ebola death toll rises to 5,420: WHO

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

The World Health Organisation said on Wednesday (Nov 19) that 5,420 people had so far died of Ebola across eight countries, out of a total 15,145 cases of infection, since late December 2013.

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Surgical needle in woman’s abdomen in 9 years removed

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago 1 related news

A 34-year-old woman in the north-central province of Ha Tinh has been removed a 4-cm surgical needle from her abdomen after it was carelessly left there by local doctors when she underwent a Caesarean delivery in October, 2005.

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Attempts made to conceal news related to cycling accident outside of Hanoi

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Attempts made to conceal news related to cycling accident outside of Hanoi

News about the accident on Sunday involving female Vietnamese cyclist Nguyen Thi Tha, who suffered four broken ribs, had a kidney bruised and removed, and a damaged liver, has been concealed by sports authorities.

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Ministry issues instructions to stop H5N8 reaching VN

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news 1 related news

The Ministry of Health has instructed the public to follow precautionary measures to prevent the A/H5N8 bird flu strain from spreading to Viet Nam after several cases were reported in European and Asian countries.

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Medi-Pharm Expo 2014 to take place next month

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

The 21st Viet Nam International Hospital, Medical and Pharmaceutical Exhibition (Viet Nam Medi-Pharm Expo 2014) will take place in the capital city from December 3- 5.

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Surgical needle stuck for 9 years in woman abdomen removed

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Surgical needle stuck for 9 years in woman abdomen removed

A 34-year-old woman in north-central Ha Tinh Province has had a 4-cm surgical needle removed from her abdomen after it was carelessly left there by local doctors during an operation on her uterus nine years ago.

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Vietnam faces high risk of A/H5N8 bird flu

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Vietnam faces high risk of A/H5N8 bird flu

Although there have been no reported cases of A/H5N8 bird flu in Vietnam, there is a high risk that there will be cases in the future, an official said.

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Vietnam records no case of bird flu H5N8

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

Vietnam has not recorded any case of bird flu H5N8 yet however the country has closely controlled and watched the disease, said a health official yesterday.

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Newborn of serious accident discharged from hospital

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The newborn who was flushed out of his mother’s womb right and injurred in an accident was yesterday discharged from Children Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Health ministry warns risk of A/H5N8 virus spread in poultry

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Health ministry warns risk of A/H5N8 virus spread in poultry

The Ministry of Health recommends the public to strictly follow precautionary measures in order to prevent the A/H5N8 bird flu strain, which currently occurs in poultry in several European and Asian countries, from infecting humans.

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Viet Kieu settles with Saigon Eye Hospital after four-year court battle

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Viet Kieu settles with Saigon Eye Hospital after four-year court battle

An overseas Vietnamese man agreed to settle out of court with a local eye hospital after pursuing a malpractice suit for four years.

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Miracle baby who survived horrible accident leaves hospital

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Miracle baby who survived horrible accident leaves hospital

A baby boy who miraculously survived a tragic accident after a truck ran over his mother, taking her life and forcing him from her womb, was released from hospital Tuesday after 25 days of treatment.

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City clinics need more doctors

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

The head of HCM City's Committee for Cultural and Social Affairs has urged the Health Department to increase the number of doctors at ward and commune's health centres, many of which have only one doctor.

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U.S. research reports "weak spots" in Ebola's defenses

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U.S. research reports 'weak spots' in Ebola's defenses

U.S. researchers said Monday they have identified "weak spots" on the surface of the deadly Ebola virus that are targeted by the antibodies in ZMapp, the experimental drug cocktail administered to several patients during the recent Ebola outbreak.

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Hospital director demoted for drunken tirade in northern Vietnam

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Hospital director demoted for drunken tirade in northern Vietnam

Authorities in the northern province of Bac Ninh have demoted the director of a local hospital for cursing at and threatening reporters, allegedly while under the influence of alcohol, Tien Phong (Pioneer) newspaper reported.

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