South Korea confirms more cases of deadly bird flu

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Báo Đầu Tư English 7 day(s) ago

SEOUL: South Korea Wednesday (Nov 30) revealed new cases of a deadly strain of bird flu as authorities said they had slaughtered two million chickens and ducks in a bid to control the outbreak.

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2.6 billion people in Zika risk areas in Africa, Asia: study

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 month(s) ago 1 related news

2.6 billion people in Zika risk areas in Africa, Asia: study

At least 2.6 billion people, over a third of the global population, live in parts of Africa, Asia and the Pacific where Zika could gain a new foothold, researchers warned Friday, with 1.2 billion at risk in India alone.

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2.6 billion people in Zika risk areas in Africa, Asia: study

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2.6 billion people in Zika risk areas in Africa, Asia: study

At least 2.6 billion people, over a third of the global population, live in parts of Africa, Asia and the Pacific where Zika could gain a new foothold, researchers warned todya, with 1.2 billion at risk in India alone.

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Vietnam to use bacteria-infected mosquitoes to prevent Zika

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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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France's Sanofi partners U.S. Army to speed up Zika vaccine

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Báo Thanh Niên English 5 month(s) ago

France's Sanofi partners U.S. Army to speed up Zika vaccine

French drugmaker Sanofi said on Wednesday it had struck a research and development deal with the U.S. Army to speed up the development of a vaccine against the mosquito-borne Zika virus.

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Ministry warns of seasonal flu

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Ministry warns of seasonal flu

The Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health yesterday warned people of seasonal flu prevention.

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Medical experts want Rio Olympics delayed or moved due to Zika

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Medical experts want Rio Olympics delayed or moved due to Zika

LONDON/WASHINGTON, May 27 -- More than 100 medical experts, academia and scientists on Friday have called for the Rio Olympic Games to be postponed or moved because of fears that the event could speed up the spread of the Zika virus around the world.

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Bacteria blocks mosquitoes from transmitting Zika: Brazilian study

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Báo Thanh Niên English 7 month(s) ago

Bacteria blocks mosquitoes from transmitting Zika: Brazilian study

Infecting mosquitoes with a strain of bacteria known as Wolbachia significantly reduced their ability to transmit the Zika virus, Brazilian researchers said on Wednesday, raising hope for this biological method of blocking transmission of the deadly virus.

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E. coli from Costco chicken salad traced to tainted celery

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VietnamNet English 13 month(s) ago

E. coli from Costco chicken salad traced to tainted celery

A multi-state E. coli outbreak that has sickened at least 19 people who ate rotisserie chicken salad sold at Costco Wholesale Corp's (COST.O) stores has been traced to a celery-and-onion mix used in the salad, prompting its California maker to recall the product.

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HFM cases spiraling in Mekong delta

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SaiGon GP English 13 month(s) ago

By the Ministry of Health’s statistics, the country has over 44,000 hand-foot-mouth cases in 62 cities and provinces.

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Vietnam sees 44,000 cases of hand-foot-mouth disease

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Báo Thanh Niên English 13 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

The Ministry of Health has reported 44,000 cases of hand-foot-mouth disease nationwide this year, including five fatalities, all in the south.

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Vietnam province reports H5N6 bird flu outbreak

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Vietnam province reports H5N6 bird flu outbreak

Nam Dinh Province in northern Vietnam has announced an outbreak of the highly pathogenic bird flu virus H5N6 at two communes.

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Dengue fever sweeps Asia, hospitals struggle to cope

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Dengue fever sweeps Asia, hospitals struggle to cope

Thousands of people in Asia have been struck by dengue fever in recent months, putting medical services under strain and highlighting the need for a long-term strategy to fight the potentially lethal disease.

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Drug-resistant malaria can infect African mosquitoes

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VietnamNet English 14 month(s) ago

Drug-resistant malaria can infect African mosquitoes

A drug-resistant malaria parasite found in South East Asia can also infect mosquito species in Africa, a study shows.

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Hong Kong stops importing poultry products from Vietnam

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VOV News English 19 month(s) ago

Hong Kong stops importing poultry products from Vietnam

(VOV) - Hong Kong has temporarily stopped importing poultry and poultry products from Vietnam for fear of the avian flu (H5N1 and H5N6) that is occurring in Dak Lak and Dak Nong provinces.

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