US hunts contacts of seriously ill Ebola patient

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VietNam News English 5 hour(s) ago 1 related news

US health officials have scoured the Dallas area for people -- including schoolchildren -- who came in contact with a Liberian man who was diagnosed with Ebola, as it emerged a hospital mix-up saw him initially turned away.

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Waiting lists grow at City heart hospitals

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VietNam News English 6 hour(s) ago

While cardiac surgery facilities in HCM City continue to work at full capacity, the list of patients awaiting their turn runs into the thousands every year.

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Dallas Ebola patient vomited outside apartment on way to hospital

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Báo Thanh Niên English 7 hour(s) ago 1 related news

Two days after he was sent home from a Dallas hospital, the man who is the first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States was seen vomiting on the ground outside an apartment complex as he was bundled into an ambulance.

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Abused toddler returned to estranged father in southern Vietnam

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Abused toddler returned to estranged father in southern Vietnam

The toddler who made national news after neighbors rescued her from her abusive mother and step-father in the southern province of Binh Duong was released to her estranged father's care on Tuesday.

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First Ebola case diagnosed in the US

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VietnamNet English 1 day(s) ago

First Ebola case diagnosed in the US

The first case of the deadly Ebola virus diagnosed on US soil has been confirmed in Dallas, Texas.

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Breast cancer diagnoses often come too late to help patients

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VietNam News English 1 day(s) ago

As much as 70 per cent of breast cancer patients are diagnosed when they are already in the final stages of the disease, said Deputy Minister of Health, Nguyen Thi Xuyen at a recent breast cancer prevention event in Ha Noi.

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Vietnam hospitals reporst two suspected CJD cases

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 day(s) ago

Two Vietnamese men have been hospitalized with symptoms of the rare degenerative brain disorder known as Creutzfeldt – Jakob but doctors lack equipment to settle on a decisive diagnosis.

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New copper-based fabric promises germ-free hospital environment

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 day(s) ago

A children's burn unit in Chile is using a newly developed copper-based material in its hospital gowns that limits the spread of bacteria, fungi and viruses, creating a safer environment for patients and doctors.

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VN has 15,000 new breast cancer cases per year, 70% detected late

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VN has 15,000 new breast cancer cases per year, 70% detected late

The rate of women with breast cancer has increased in recent years in Vietnam, with about 15,000 new patients every year on average, while 70 percent of cases are detected late, a senior health expert has announced.

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Vietnamese saved after iron bars driven into brain

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 day(s) ago

Doctors in the north-central province of Nghe An say the man who had two iron tines removed from his brain is recovering well.

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American doctor returns to Vietnam, removes tumors from five patients

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American doctor returns to Vietnam, removes tumors from five patients

Famed U.S. plastic surgeon McKay McKinnon, in collaboration with doctors at FV Hospital (FVH) in Ho Chi Minh City, has spent three days removing facial tumors from five Vietnamese patients.

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Hanoi man arrested for breaking doctor’s jaw

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Hanoi man arrested for breaking doctor’s jaw

Hanoi police have arrested a 26-year-old man accused of attacking a doctor at Thanh Nhan Hospital on September 20 and breaking his jaw bone.

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Man charged with assaulting doctor

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VietNam News English 3 day(s) ago

Ha Noi's Hai Ba Trung district police have charged Do Manh Tuan, 26 with a public order offence after he allegedly assaulted a doctor in a hospital last weekend.

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American doctor returns to Vietnam, removes tumors from five patients

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American doctor returns to Vietnam, removes tumors from five patients

Famed U.S. plastic surgeon McKay McKinnon, in collaboration with doctors at FV Hospital (FVH) in Ho Chi Minh City, has spent three days removing facial tumors from five Vietnamese patients.

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Pinkeye spreads widely in Vietnam capital

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Pinkeye spreads widely in Vietnam capital

The Ministry of Health’s Preventive Health Department on Friday released a warning about the spread of pinkeye in some northern areas, especially Hanoi, over the past two weeks, affecting thousands of people.

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