Up to 30,000 'eligible for Ebola drugs'

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Up to 30,000 'eligible for Ebola drugs'

Up to 30,000 people could have been eligible for drugs in the current Ebola outbreak - if they had been available, a report in Nature suggests.

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Healthcare affordability: The US-led TPP comes with strings attached for Vietnam

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Healthcare affordability: The US-led TPP comes with strings attached for Vietnam

This picture taken on April 17, 2014 shows families with their children suffering from measles at a state-run hospital in Hanoi. Photo: AFP

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Authorities instructed to monitor medicine imports

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

The Ministry of Health's Drug Administration of Viet Nam (DAVN) has issued a nationwide request for provinces and cities to tighten their management of drug importers and distribution companies.

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Naïve Vietnamese tricked into drug smuggling

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Naïve Vietnamese tricked into drug smuggling

Tran Ha Duy started wearing prison uniform just two months before receiving her bachelor’s degree for a crime she described as ‘being lured to transport drugs’, which she had not been aware of before.

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Vietnam to check all imported drugs

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

Dr. Truong Quoc Cuong, Head of Vietnam Drug Administration has ordered departments of health to keep close watch on drug quality after Sai Gon Giai Phong released an article “Difficulties on controlling medication quality" on August 18.

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Jackie Chan's son Jaycee in drug arrest

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Jackie Chan's son Jaycee in drug arrest

The son of Hollywood actor Jackie Chan has been arrested on drug-related charges, Chinese state media say.

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Cops in Vietnam continue to crack down on gangs of smugglers, robbers

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Cops in Vietnam continue to crack down on gangs of smugglers, robbers

Police throughout Vietnam say they're cracking down on gangs of increasingly bold criminals who appear undeterred by the nation's draconian drug laws.

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Vietnamese coast guards nab 3 for smuggling 13kg of drugs

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Vietnamese coast guards nab 3 for smuggling 13kg of drugs

An anti-drug unit of the Vietnam Coast Guard arrested three Vietnamese people inclduing a woman for illegally trading 13 kilograms of synthetic drugs in the northern port city of Hai Phong last weekend.

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Dutch man dies at Viagra-fueled sex party

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Dutch man dies at Viagra-fueled sex party

A Dutch man died of a heart attack at a sex party after he apparently took a mix of recreational drugs and Viagra, a popular Dutch daily reported on Monday.

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Ho Chi Minh City cops bust grandma with nearly 5kg of heroin

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Ho Chi Minh City cops bust grandma with nearly 5kg of heroin

Ho Chi Minh City narcotics police announced, Friday, that they've busted a large drug ring run by an 80-year-old woman.

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Doctors Without Borders likens Ebola epidemic to “wartime“

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Doctors Without Borders says West Africa is fighting a war, not with guns and bullets but with experimental drugs and checkpoints, as Ebola takes its deadly toll.

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Vietnam bans substandard pharmaceutical drugs

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VOV News English 1 week(s) ago

Vietnam bans substandard pharmaceutical drugs

(VOV) -The Drug Administration of Vietnam (DAV) has forbidden the import of 24 various foreign drugs from dozens of companies due to inferior quality.

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Robin Williams was sober, had Parkinson's: wife

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

Hollywood actor Robin Williams, found dead this week after an apparent suicide, had not fallen back into drink or drugs but was suffering from depression and Parkinson's Disease, his wife has said.

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Experimental drugs in race to halt Ebola

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 week(s) ago

The World Health Organization has backed the use of experimental Ebola drugs in West Africa, as the deadly virus continues to spread in Nigeria. Joel Flynn asks what limited supplies of the vaccine could mean for further containment and how stretched health services can handle further spread.

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Williams among many who cracked jokes while in depression

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Williams among many who cracked jokes while in depression

When you think of Ellen DeGeneres, Conan O’Brien, David Letterman and Robin Williams, the first word that comes to mind isn’t depression.

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