Thai authorities downplay Zika risk, worried by tourism impact

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 week(s) ago

Thai authorities downplay Zika risk, worried by tourism impact

Health and city officials in Thailand downplayed risks from rising infections from the mosquito-borne Zika virus, which is linked to serious birth defects, and expressed concern that disclosing information would damage its tourism industry.

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6 products of Coca-Cola Vietnam fail to meet labeling standards: health ministry

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 week(s) ago

6 products of Coca-Cola Vietnam fail to meet labeling standards: health ministry

A thorough probe by health officials in June found numerous violations at the Vietnamese business of U.S. drink maker Coca-Cola, the Ministry of Health said Monday.

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Thailand finds 21 new cases of Zika in Bangkok, including pregnant woman

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 week(s) ago 1 related news

Thailand finds 21 new cases of Zika in Bangkok, including pregnant woman

BANGKOK: Twenty-one new cases of locally-transmitted Zika virus have been confirmed in central Bangkok, including a pregnant woman who later gave birth with no complications, Thailand's public health ministry said on Sunday (Sep 11).

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Thailand finds 21 new cases of Zika in Bangkok, including pregnant woman

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 week(s) ago 1 related news

Twenty-one new cases of locally-transmitted Zika virus have been confirmed in central Bangkok, including a pregnant woman who later gave birth with no complications, Thailand's public health ministry said on Sunday.

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Singapore says confirms 26 more local transmission Zika cases

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Singapore says confirms 26 more local transmission Zika cases

Singapore confirmed 26 more cases of locally transmitted Zika infections, the health ministry and National Environment Agency (NEA) said in a joint statement on Saturday, bringing the tally to 215.

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Ministry asks for strict controls on salbutamol

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Ministry asks for strict controls on salbutamol

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has requested strict control over the import and use of salbutamol to prevent the abuse of the drug in animal breeding.

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Singapore confirms first case of locally transmitted Zika virus

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Singapore confirms first case of locally transmitted Zika virus

Singapore has confirmed its first case of a locally-transmitted Zika virus, which has been linked to microcephaly, a rare birth defect, in Brazil, the health ministry said on August 27.

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Vietnam to use bacteria-infected mosquitoes to prevent Zika

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

Vietnam to use bacteria-infected mosquitoes to prevent Zika

Nha Trang leaders on Friday said they support a plan to release mosquitoes infected with a strain of bacteria in the resort beach town next year to control dengue and Zika.

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Health officials inspect Da Nang’s dengue fever prevention

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

Health officials inspect Da Nang’s dengue fever prevention

The central city of Da Nang should roll out communication campaigns on dengue fever prevention on a larger scale and with diverse methods, focusing on densely-populated areas.

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Health ministry on alert after third Zika infection confirmed

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Health has taken stronger preventive measures against the Zika virus across the country, particularly in central Phu Yen province where a local man recently tested positive for the virus.

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One more case of Zika in central Vietnam reported

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One more case of Zika in central Vietnam reported

Head of the Health Ministry’s Department of Preventive Medicine Professor Tran Dac Phu yesterday confirmed an infection case of Zika in the central province of Phu Yen.

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Health Ministry checks dengue fever prevention task in 18 cities, provinces

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Health Ministry checks dengue fever prevention task in 18 cities, provinces

Due to dengue fever’s complicated development in some localities across the country, the Ministry of Health (MoH) decided to set up 8 mission teams to check dengue fever prevention task in 18 major cities and provinces in August.

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Health Ministry removes substandard cosmetics

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

The Drug Administration of Vietnam under the Ministry of Health yesterday said it has suspended many cosmetics from circulation and remove substandard items from shelves across the country.

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Coca-Cola Vietnam fined $19,300 for food safety violations

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Coca-Cola Vietnam fined $19,300 for food safety violations

The health ministry Thursday fined Coca-Cola Beverages Vietnam Ltd VND433 million (US$19,300) for violating food safety regulations following an inspection it carried out last month.

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Vietnam reports 260 percent rise in dengue infections

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 month(s) ago

Nearly 45,000 people came down with dengue fever across Vietnam in the first seven months, a 260 percent increase from a year ago, local media reported on Wednesday, citing new data released by the health ministry.

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