Ministry warns of possibility of bird flu outbreaks in festive season

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As it is highly likely that bird flu will occur in the festive season 2017, the Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health yesterday warned people to take preventive measures.

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13,500 turkeys culled after bird flu found on German farm

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

HAMBURG: Another 13,500 turkeys have been culled after a suspected case of bird flu was found on another farm in the major German poultry-producing region of Lower Saxony, authorities said on Thursday (Dec 29).

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Hong Kong records winter's first bird flu death

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HONG KONG: An elderly man has died of bird flu in Hong Kong in the city's first human case of the disease this winter, authorities said Tuesday (Dec 27).

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Hong Kong's first bird flu patient this winter dies

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

An elderly Hong Kong man died on Christmas Day from bird flu, the government said on Tuesday, the first human infection in the city this winter.

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Bird flu infects 7 people in China this month, killing 2

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago

China has reported at least seven cases of bird flu in humans across the country this month, including two deaths, as authorities take steps to guard against an outbreak.

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South Korea confirms more cases of deadly bird flu

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 month(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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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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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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SaiGon GP English 8 month(s) ago

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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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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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 16 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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