Measles spreads to over 300 adults in Hanoi

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Over 300 adults were admitted into the Central Tropical Disease Hospital in Hanoi as of April 18.

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Bizarre skin disease claims 14-year-old girl’s life

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Pham Thi Huy, 14, in Ba Nam Commune, Quang Ngai Province died on April 17 from a mysterious skin disease while receiving treatment at Children Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City.

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WHO representative: Vietnam should consider measles as an emergency

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WHO representative: Vietnam should consider measles as an emergency

Dr. Takeshi Kasai, the WHO's Representative to Vietnam, said that health officials should consider the current outbreak of measles an emergency, as the number of fatalities continues to rise.

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Lightning hits Vietnam couple indoors, kills husband

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Lightning hits Vietnam couple indoors, kills husband

A 54-year-old man in northern Vietnam died after lightning struck him and his wife when they were at home on Thursday.

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Hospital provides free asthma treatment

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HA NOI (VNS) — The Bach Mai General Hospital will provide free check-up consultations and treatment to newly asthmatic patients on April 26, to mark Global Asthma Day (May 1).

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PM approves additional VND80 billion for epidemic prevention

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PM approves additional VND80 billion for epidemic prevention

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has signed a decision to spend an additional VND80 billion (USD3.8 million) on epidemic prevention in 2014, following a proposal from the Ministry of Health.

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PM approves additional VND40 billion for epidemic prevention

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PM approves additional VND40 billion for epidemic prevention

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has signed a decision to spend an additional VND80 billion (USD3.8 million) on epidemic prevention in 2014, following a proposal from the Ministry of Health.

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Hanoi hospitals equipped to combat measles

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Hanoi hospitals equipped to combat measles

The Ministry of Public Health will provide 12 medical ventilators for three hospitals in Hanoi in the face of measles outbreak that has claimed 25 lives so far, mostly in children aged below 10 years.

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Ministry urges local departments to work harder against measles

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Ministry urges local departments to work harder against measles

The Ministry of Health has pushed healthcare departments in all cities and provinces nationwide to keep a close eye on measles that is currently developing in 61 out of 63 localities.

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Hospital provides free asthma treatment

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The Bach Mai General Hospital will provide free check-up consultations and treatment to newly asthmatic patients on April 26, to mark Global Asthma Day (May 1).

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Vietnam doctors save Russian injured by needlefish spike

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Doctors have saved the life of a Russian woman who was left paralyzed after being attacked by a needlefish while she was swimming in Vietnam's resort beach town of Nha Trang.

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Ministry urges local departments to work harder against measles

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Ministry urges local departments to work harder against measles

Local healthcare departments have been urged to keep a close eye on measles.

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Ministry urged local departments to work harder against measles

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Ministry urged local departments to work harder against measles

The Ministry of Health has pushed healthcare departments in all cities and provinces nationwide to keep a close eye on measles that is currently developing in 61 out of 63 localities.

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Over 7,000 children catch measles in Vietnam; at least 111 die: report

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Over 7,000 children catch measles in Vietnam; at least 111 die: report

Over 7,000 children have contracted measles and at least 111 have died of the disease since it recurred in Vietnam late last year, much higher than reported by the Ministry of Health last week, a central hospital director announced Wednesday.

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Deaths from measles undocumented by Ministry of Health

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Deaths from measles undocumented by Ministry of Health

The Ministry of Health’s official records do not align with actual recorded deaths from measles since December 2013.

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