Vietnam ministry quadruples child mortality from measles to at least 108, epidemic declaration pending

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Vietnam ministry quadruples child mortality from measles to at least 108, epidemic declaration pending

At least 108 children have actually died of measles complications since the disease recurred in Vietnam late last year, not 25 as reported by the Ministry of Health last week, a senior health official said on Tuesday.

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Vietnam ranks 12th among countries suffering most from TB

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Vietnam ranks 12th among countries suffering most from TB

With 18,000 people dying of tuberculosis (TB) per year, Vietnam ranks 12th out of the 22 highest TB burden countries identified by the World Health Organization, the Vietnamese Ministry of Health has warned ahead of the World TB Day (March 24).

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Bird flu takes toll on livestock industry

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Bird flu takes toll on livestock industry

(VOV) - Farmers are helplessly fielding the brunt of the widespread bird flu as it destroys agricultural prices and profits.

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Vietnam reports first bird flu death in 2014

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Vietnam reports first bird flu death in 2014

Chickens are butchered and sold at market in Vietnam / FILE PHOTO

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China reports new H7N9 bird flu death

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VietNam News English 3 month(s) ago

China has reported a new death from the H7N9 bird flu virus, state media said on Friday, bringing the toll this year to at least four as the disease returns following its 2013 outbreak.

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Mass vaccinations for children in typhoon-hit Philippines

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Mass vaccinations for children in typhoon-hit Philippines

A mass vaccination programme has been launched in Philippine communities that were devastated by Super Typhoon Haiyan to protect children against measles and polio, UN agencies said Wednesday.

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MoU helps fight against rabies

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VietnamPlus English 6 month(s) ago

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on rabies prevention was inked between the Ministry of Health, the Agriculture and Rural Development Ministry and the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA).

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157 women die from obstetric accidents in 9 months

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157 women die from obstetric accidents in 9 months

According to the Ministry of Health’s statistics, 157 women have died in the first nine months of this year due to obstetrical complications.

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Two more deaths in firework warehouse explosion

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Two more deaths in firework warehouse explosion

VietNamNet Bridge - After three days in hospital, two female workers of the Z121 firework factory in Thanh Ba district, Phu Tho province, died of the severe burns, bringing the death toll in the explosion to 26.

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JICA helps improve maternal, child health in Vietnam

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VOV News English 7 month(s) ago

The northwestern mountainous province of Hoa Binh launched a drive to help residents improve maternal and newborn healthcare with financial support from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) on September 13.

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JICA helps improve maternal, child health in Vietnam

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VietnamPlus English 7 month(s) ago

The northwestern mountainous province of Hoa Binh on September 13 launched a drive to help residents improve maternal and newborn healthcare with financial support from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).

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China H7N9 bird flu toll up to 43: govt

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China H7N9 bird flu toll up to 43: govt

The death toll from the H7N9 bird flu outbreak in China has risen to 43, national health authorities said in their latest monthly update on the disease.

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Swine flu claims third victim of the year

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VietNam News English 11 month(s) ago

A 24-year-old woman has died of swine flu in HCM City, taking the death toll in the city this year to three.

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One more death from A/H1N1 in Vietnam

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One more death from A/H1N1 in Vietnam

A 24-year-old woman in Ho Chi Minh City infected with A/H1N1 avian flu died from respiratory and heart failure on June 5, Cho Ray hospital has announced.

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Death toll from new bird flu in China rises to 36: WHO

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Báo Dân Trí English 11 month(s) ago

Four more people in China have died from a new strain of bird flu, bringing the death toll from the H7N9 virus to 36 from 131 confirmed cases, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.

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