U.S. boosts study of Zika, birth defect link, as virus seen spreading

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U.S. boosts study of Zika, birth defect link, as virus seen spreading

U.S. health officials are stepping up efforts to study the link between Zika virus infections and birth defects in infants amid predictions for widespread circulation of the mosquito-borne virus within the United States during warmer months.

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Brazil battles alarming Zika virus spread

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Brazil grapples with the rapid spread of the mosquito-borne Zika virus, as the number of new-borns with brain defects soars.

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Cold snap causes rise in hospital admission

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Cold snap causes rise in hospital admission

Hospitals in Hanoi are admitting more children and elderly patients as cold weather triggers a wave of pneumonia.

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OI children receive free treatment

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SaiGon GP English 2 week(s) ago

Sai Gon Giai Phong newspaper continued encouraging enterprises and benefactors to contribute VND50 million (US$2,236) for treating children suffering Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI), also known as brittle bone disease or Lobstein syndrome, a congenital bone disorder characterized by brittle bones that are prone to fracture (Wikipedia)

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Baby dies in central Vietnam after family burns charcoal to keep warm

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Baby dies in central Vietnam after family burns charcoal to keep warm

An 18-month-old baby girl died in the central province of Nghe An last week after her family heated their house with charcoal during a historic cold snap, police have confirmed.

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Americas mobilize against Zika

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Governments around the world mobilize to combat the Zika virus, which is spreading rapidly from Brazil where it is blamed for thousands of devastating birth defects.

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City to upgrade, build new hospitals to ease overloading

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City to upgrade, build new hospitals to ease overloading

More hospitals will be upgraded or newly built in HCM City this year to reduce the number of patients who have to share a bed, the city's Department of Health has said.

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DNA blood test predicts suspects' age

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Forensic scientists have devised a test that examines blood samples left at crime scenes to predict the age of crime suspects to within four years. The test could help police narrow down their search for perpetrators in cases where they do not have an exact DNA match for samples found at crime scenes.

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Thailand quarantines 32 people after second MERS case confirmed

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Thailand quarantines 32 people after second MERS case confirmed

Thailand has quarantined 32 people as it seeks to prevent the spread of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) after a second case of the virus was detected on Friday, a health ministry official said on Monday.

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Thailand reports second MERS case as virus detected in Omani man

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Thailand reports second MERS case as virus detected in Omani man

Thailand has confirmed its second case of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus on Sunday, the country's health minister said.

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Danang warns of Australian transnational drug traffickers

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Danang warns of Australian transnational drug traffickers

Authorities in Danang are calling locals to watch out for a group of drug traffickers from Australia using motorbikes to do their business in Vietnam.

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Zika virus, a wolf in sheep's clothing

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Zika virus, a wolf in sheep's clothing

The world's latest health scare is a seemingly minor illness that carries a killer wrapped inside: Zika, the mosquito-borne virus sweeping Latin America, usually lasts less than a week, except when it derails a whole life.

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Thailand reports 2nd MERS case as virus detected in Omani man

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 week(s) ago 1 related news

BANGKOK, Jan 24 -- Thailand has confirmed its second case of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus on Sunday, the country's health minister said.

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Thai Nguyen: Nearly 300 blood units donated

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Thai Nguyen: Nearly 300 blood units donated

The 2016 Red Spring Festival in the northern province of Thai Nguyen was expected to collect nearly 300 units of blood from donors.

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Vaccination rate amongst kids in HCMC rather low

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SaiGon GP English 2 week(s) ago

The Department of Preventive Medicine in Ho Chi Minh City yesterday said that the rate of vaccination for kids at 18 months is low.

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