Ebola crisis: Outbreak death toll rises to 4,447 says WHO

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Ebola crisis: Outbreak death toll rises to 4,447 says WHO

The death toll from the Ebola virus outbreak has risen to 4,447, with the large majority of victims in West Africa, the World Health Organization (WHO) says.

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Loss of smell may be predictor of death in older adults: study

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 week(s) ago

Being unable to smell bacon frying may be far more dire than simply missing out on one of life's pleasures. In older adults, it could be a predictor of increased risk of death within five years.

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Hand, foot, mouth disease menaces Vietnam hub after infant death

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Hand, foot, mouth disease menaces Vietnam hub after infant death

Ho Chi Minh City health officials have announced the new threat of a deadly hand-foot-and-mouth disease (HFMD) outbreak after the fever-related death of an infant last month.

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Ebola deaths reach 3,338, but widely undercounted, WHO says

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Ebola deaths reach 3,338, but widely undercounted, WHO says

The death toll from the world's worst Ebola outbreak on record reached 3,338 people out of 7,178 cases in West Africa as of Sept. 28, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday.

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Ebola or not, Liberia's body disposers 'burn them all'

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Ebola or not, Liberia's body disposers 'burn them all'

A short drive into the countryside from Liberia's capital city, a truck filled with corpses trundles up to a compound enclosed by high, blackened walls.

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WHO urges Vietnamese to eat less salt

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WHO urges Vietnamese to eat less salt

The World Health Organisation (WHO) called on Vietnamese people to eat less salt in order to prevent cardiovascular disease, the major cause of death in the country.

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First death from Hand, Foot and Mouth disease in HCMC this year

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First death from Hand, Foot and Mouth disease in HCMC this year

Doctors in Ho Chi Minh City have confirmed that an eight-month old baby has died of Hand, Foot and Mouth disease (HFMD), the first death from HFMD in the city this year.

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Ebola death rates 70% - WHO study

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Ebola death rates 70% - WHO study

New figures suggest 70% of those infected with Ebola in West Africa have died, higher than previously reported, says the World Health Organization.

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Ebola outbreak sweeps through West Africa

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Ebola outbreak sweeps through West Africa

Students of Government Secondary School Garki wash their hands, as school resumes in Abuja September 22, 2014. Nigeria and Senegal, two of the five countries affected by the world's worst ever Ebola outbreak are managing to halt the spread of the disease, the World Health Organization said on Monday, although the overall death toll rose to 2,793 out of 5,762 cases. Photo: Reuters/Stringer

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13 dead, 15 injured by Typhoon Kalmaegi

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13 dead, 15 injured by Typhoon Kalmaegi

Floods triggered by Typhoon Kalmaegi swallow National Highway 3 in Thai Nguyen Province. Photo: Hoang Minh

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U.N. to deploy Ebola mission as death toll reaches 2,630

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U.N. to deploy Ebola mission as death toll reaches 2,630

The United Nations Security Council on Thursday declared the Ebola outbreak in West Africa a "threat to international peace and security" as the death toll hit 2,630 and France became the latest Western nation to step up its support.

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As Ebola grows out of control, WHO pleads for more health workers

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The number of new Ebola cases in West Africa is growing faster than authorities can manage them, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Friday, renewing a call for health workers from around the world to go to the region to help.

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Traffickers receive death sentences

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Nguyen Huu Bang, 35, and Nguyen Ngoc Hung, 45, received death penalties for drug trafficking in a court in the central province of Thanh Hoa yesterday.

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Ebola death toll rises to at least 2,296 : WHO

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Ebola death toll rises to at least 2,296 : WHO

The death toll from the worst Ebola outbreak in history has jumped by almost 200 in a single day to at least 2,296 and is already likely to be higher than that, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday.

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Ebola death toll jumps to more than 1,900: WHO

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Ebola death toll jumps to more than 1,900: WHO

More than 1,900 people have now died of Ebola in west Africa, the World Health Organisation said on Wednesday (Sep 3), warning the world's worst-ever outbreak of the virus is still gathering pace.

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