Vietnam suspends five containers of Philippine beverages for high lead content

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Vietnam suspends five containers of Philippine beverages for high lead content

Five containers of green tea and energy drink products from the Vietnamese unit of leading Philippine food and beverage firm Universal Robina Corporation (URC) have been stopped from retailing in Vietnam due to excessive amounts of lead, an official of the Ministry of Health said.

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Health Ministry denies rumor of vaccination at home

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

Because there has been a rumor that five-in-one vaccine Pentaxim was injected at homes, the Department of Health has sent urgent document to medical units, claiming that no medical clinic or a person was allowed to administer vaccine at homes, said Director of the Department of Preventive Medicine Dr. Nguyen Nhat Cam on May 20.

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Health ministry sets goals for vaccination program

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Health ministry sets goals for vaccination program

The health ministry has called for increased efforts to provide effective and safe vaccines under the National Expanded Program on Immunisation (EPI) to all children in the country.

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Two beverages tested for lead: Health Ministry

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Two beverages tested for lead: Health Ministry

The Ministry of Health has collected samples of two beverages sold by Vietnam URC Co., Ltd., to test for lead in response to allegations it was selling poor-quality products.

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Two beverages tested for lead: Health Ministry

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Two beverages tested for lead: Health Ministry

The Ministry of Health has collected samples of two beverages sold by Vietnam URC Co., Ltd., to test for lead in response to allegations it was selling poor-quality products.

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Panama confirms four microcephaly cases tied to Zika

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Panama confirms four microcephaly cases tied to Zika

Four babies born with microcephaly linked to the Zika virus have been confirmed in Panama, the health ministry said on Wednesday, out of 264 total cases of the mosquito-borne infection in the country.

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Health Ministry launches campaign to deal with Zika outbreak

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Health Ministry launches campaign to deal with Zika outbreak

After the Ministry of Health officially announced two cases of Zika virus infections yesterday, two mission teams led by Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien and Deputy Health Minister Nguyen Thanh Long arrived in Ho Chi Minh City and the central province of Khanh Hoa to liaise with local authorities of the two places over the Zika outbreaks.

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Vietnam reports first Zika infections, raises alarm

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Vietnam reports first Zika infections, raises alarm

HANOI, April 5 - Mosquitoes have infected two women with the Zika virus in Vietnam, health authorities said on Tuesday, in the country's first cases of a disease linked in Brazil to thousands of suspected cases of microcephaly, a rare birth defect.

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Zika virus spreads to Vietnam with first 2 confirmed cases

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Zika virus spreads to Vietnam with first 2 confirmed cases

Vietnam’s health ministry on Tuesday confirmed the country’s first two infections of the Zika virus in Ho Chi Minh City and the central resort town Nha Trang.

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Two Vietnamese women contract Zika virus, first in Vietnam - govt

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Two Vietnamese women contract Zika virus, first in Vietnam - govt

HANOI, April 5 - Two Vietnamese women have contracted the Zika virus which has been linked to thousands of suspected cases of microcephaly, a rare birth defect, in Brazil, and are the first Zika infections in Vietnam, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday.

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Health Ministry to open more hospitals for senior citizens

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

Director of Hospital for Elderly People Professor Pham Thang said that more hospitals for elderly people will be opened in the future as the number of senior people is escalating drastically.

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Health Ministry sets up zika epidemic prevention teams

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Health Ministry sets up zika epidemic prevention teams

On April 2, the Ministry of Health set up 8 teams to inspect Zika prevention and control in 16 cities and provinces.

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Health Ministry removes substandard antibiotic, vaccine from circulation

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

The Vietnam Drug Administration under the Ministry of Health yesterday decided to take back batches of substandard antibiotics and vaccine from pharmacies across the country.

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Online meeting between health ministry, related agencies on Zika virus

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

Though nearly 800 blood samples taken from 32 cities and provinces across the country are negative for Zika virus, health authority asked revelant agencies to raise its alert level to virus Zika, announced at an online meeting between the steering board committee of Zika virus prevention and major cities of Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh and central province of Khanh Hoa.

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Brazil's confirmed, suspected microcephaly cases rise to 5,235

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Brazil's confirmed, suspected microcephaly cases rise to 5,235

The number of confirmed and suspected cases of microcephaly in Brazil associated with the Zika virus rose to 5,235 in the week through March 25, from 5,200 a week earlier, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday.

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