Dengue fever cases fall from last year

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VietNam News English 2 day(s) ago

The number of dengue- fever cases so far this year has dropped by 40 per cent compared with the same period last year.

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More than 120 health workers have died of Ebola: WHO

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VietNam News English 3 day(s) ago

More than 120 health workers have died of Ebola across west Africa, the World Health Organisation said, claiming the epidemic had affected an "unprecedented number of medical staff."

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Deaths from encephalitis increase

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SaiGon GP English 4 day(s) ago 1 related news

The Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health yesterday said that within last week the country has had more 19 cases of encephalitis bringing the total number to 705 since the beginning of the year.

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Encephalitis death toll rises in Vietnam

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VOV News English 5 day(s) ago 1 duplicate news 1 related news

Encephalitis death toll rises in Vietnam

(VOV) - Viral encephalitis has spread across Vietnam at an alarming 15% higher rate than last year, with a devastating 170% increase in the number of reported deaths.

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Dengue hits adults in Ho Chi Minh City as doctors warn of misdiagnosis

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago 1 related news

Dengue hits adults in Ho Chi Minh City as doctors warn of misdiagnosis

Doctors have warned that they're seeing an alarming rise in the number of dengue fever cases among adults, many of which are misdiagnosed.

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Dengue fever cases continue to rise at HCM City hospitals

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VietNam News English 7 day(s) ago 1 related news

The number of dengue fever cases has been increasing steadily in HCM City over the past two months, representatives of the city's hospitals said.

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Vietnam successfully tests hepatitis drug

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

Vietnam successfully tests hepatitis drug

VietNamNet Bridge – Naturenz is synthesized from a number of natural enzymes available in latex of papayas and other extracts of bitter gourds, eggfruits, radish and garlic. The drug is considered to possess high biological value in prevention and treatment of hepatotoxicity.

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Review ordered into milk supply in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta preschools

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Review ordered into milk supply in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta preschools

The Department of Education and Training of Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang has been asked to review the milk products fed to kids in the province-wide kindergartens following the discovery of a huge number of poor-quality baby formulas and nutritional foods.

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Airport tested for Ebola preparedness

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago 1 related news

Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien yesterday inspected efforts to prevent the deadly Ebola virus from entering the country at Tan Son Nhat International Airport, which sees the largest number of passengers travelling between Africa and Viet Nam.

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Swine flu epidemic hits Australia

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

Swine flu epidemic hits Australia

The swine flu, or H1N1 virus, is sweeping through Australia with the virus accounting for the majority of the rising number of influenza cases this year, experts said Tuesday.

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Drug-resistant malaria a growing threat

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

Drug-resistant malaria a growing threat

VietNamNet Bridge – Although Vietnam has seen a downward trend of malaria cases, elimination of the disease faces challenges, including the emergence of a strain that has become more drug-resistant, thus, requiring a longer period of recovery, and an increasing number of cases caused by a less dangerous strain that is, however, more difficult to treat.

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Rehab plans for drug addicts

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

Provinces and cities have been asked to create an action plan for community-based treatment for drug addicts in an aim to reduce the number of patients at rehabilitation centres from 63 per cent to 20 per cent by 2015, and 6 per cent by 2020.

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Drug-resistant malaria a growing threat

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VietnamPlus English 3 week(s) ago 1 related news

Drug-resistant malaria a growing threat

Although Vietnam has seen a downward trend of malaria cases, elimination of the disease faces challenges, including the emergence of a strain that has become more drug-resistant, thus, requiring a longer period of recovery, and an increasing number of cases caused by a less dangerous strain that is, however, more difficult to treat.

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Drug-resistant malaria a growing threat

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago 1 related news

Although Viet Nam has seen a downward trend of malaria cases, elimination of the disease faces challenges, including the emergence of a strain that has become more drug-resistant, thus, requiring a longer period of recovery, and an increasing number of cases caused by a less dangerous strain that is, however, more difficult to treat.

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Police probe faulty medical equipment

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VietnamNet English 3 week(s) ago

Police probe faulty medical equipment

VietNamNet Bridge – Ha Noi police are co-operating with the Ministry of Health to investigate the medical equipment provided by the ministry's bidding package number four to district-level hospitals in the city, said the municipal Police Colonel Phan Cao Thu.

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