Zika vaccine in the works: U.S. health official

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Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases says they are working on developing a Zika vaccine, but says it's unlikely it will be widely available for a few years.

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HCM City prevents major infectious diseases

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HCM City prevents major infectious diseases

The southern city of Ho Chi Minh aims to control the number of infectious disease cases while increasing prevention and the capacity to fight disease in 2016.

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French medical centre provides crucial support in Hanoi

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French medical centre provides crucial support in Hanoi

(VOV) - The French Ireard Centre on January 19 agreed to provide medical staffing, training and education to hospitals and medical clinics throughout the Hanoi metropolitan area.

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Malaria treatment fails in Cambodia because of drug resistance: researchers

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Malaria treatment fails in Cambodia because of drug resistance: researchers

Malaria-carrying parasites in parts of Cambodia have developed resistance to a major drug used to treat the disease in Southeast Asia, according to research published on Thursday in The Lancet Infectious Diseases journal.

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Vietnam gains achievements in vaccine production

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Vietnam gains achievements in vaccine production

Vietnam has seen great achievements in researching and producing vaccines, especially the production of 10 out of the 11 kinds mentioned in the nationwide expanded immunisation programme, said Deputy Health Minister Nguyen Thanh Long.

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Some 49,000 doses of 6-in-1 vaccine available in 2016

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Some 49,000 doses of 6-in-1 vaccine available in 2016

Around 49,000 doses of the 6-in-1 vaccine will be available in Vietnam in 2016, the Drug Administration of Vietnam (DAV) under the Ministry of Health said on November 12.

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Vietnam uses NAT to screen blood

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Mr. Phu Chi Dung, director of the Ho Chi Minh City-based Blood Transfusion and Haematology Institute, said that screening blood to have safe blood is the golden target in blood transfusion as the rate of blood transmitted diseases such as HIV, hepatitis B and C is quite high in the country.

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Social News 7/10

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Thanh Hoa residents oppose road's takeover by firm

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Campaign educates MSMs on HIV prevention

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Campaign educates MSMs on HIV prevention

An educational campaign was launched in Ho Chi Minh City on September 30 with the aim of helping the ‘Men who have sex with men (MSM)’ community improve their knowledge on safe sex and prevention of HIV.

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State President meets with U.S. former President Clinton

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State President meets with U.S. former President Clinton

VGP – State President Truong Tan Sang on September 27 (local time) in New York partook in the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) 2015 Annual Meeting and met with U.S. former President Bill Clinton.

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Conference discusses infectious diseases, HIV/AIDS

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Nearly 800 domestic and foreign managers, scientists and experts in infectious diseases and HIV/AIDS are attending a conference in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong, to share experience in this field.

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Diseases in rainy season on upward trend

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Diseases in rainy season on upward trend

According to the Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health, since the beginning of the year, the number of dengue fever infection cases decreased by 33.7 percent and the mortality rate was down by 50.6 percent compared the same period last year with 11 deaths only.

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Vietnam to organize int’l conference on disease prevention

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Vietnam to organize int’l conference on disease prevention

The Prime Minister has given the green light to Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to organize an international conference on disease prevention in Hanoi this month.

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Vietnam totally controls measles: Ministry

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Vietnam totally controls measles: Ministry

The Ministry of Health announced at its press conference on August 4 in Hanoi about the free vaccination campaign against measles and rubella that Vietnam has controlled measles as during 7 first months, the country as reported 80 cases of measles in scattered 37 cities and provinces and especially there has no outbreak of the diseases.

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Prime Minister endorses FAO-sponsored health project

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VietnamPlus English 7 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved a 2.1-million USD project on controlling human health threats funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO).

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