Thailand comes up with ways to deal with Ebola outbreak

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Thailand’s recently-established National Committee on New Infectious Diseases has convened its first meeting to lay out a four-step approach in preventing Ebola and other new diseases in the future.

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HCM City: Dengue fever in peak season

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HCM City: Dengue fever in peak season

The dengue fever outbreak has reached its peak in Ho Chi Minh City, with the number of patients contracting the mosquito-born disease rising to 3,000 in the first 9 months of this year, resulting in five deaths.

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Viet Nam strictly observes tourists from Ebola-affected countries

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Viet Nam strictly observes tourists from Ebola-affected countries

The Ministry of Health is partnering closely with other sectors to keep tourists from Ebola-hit areas under strict observation as the epidemic has claimed at least 4,951 lives in West Africa and is spreading beyond the affected region.

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Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia join hands to fight Ebola

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Representatives from the health sector of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia have agreed on a joint action programme to prevent the spread of infectious diseases, particularly Ebola, through their shared aviation and land ports of entry.

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Dengue vaccination proves effective

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Dengue vaccination proves effective

A dengue vaccination trial conducted by France’s Sanofi Pasteur in five Asian countries, including Vietnam, showed the efficacy in 56.5% of dengue-infected cases.

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Dengue vaccination proves effective

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A dengue vaccination trial conducted by France’s Sanofi Pasteur in five Asian countries, including Vietnam, showed the efficacy in 56.5 percent of dengue-infected cases.

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Legacy of SARS in Asia offers lessons for Ebola fight

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Legacy of SARS in Asia offers lessons for Ebola fight

The SARS outbreak of 2003 put Hong Kong on the frontline of a global health crisis -- but the city's ultimately successful war on the virus offers lessons for those now battling Ebola.

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Beijing recommends home quarantine for people coming from Ebola regions

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Beijing recommends home quarantine for people coming from Ebola regions

China's capital will suggest to people returning from regions affected by Ebola to quarantine themselves at home for 21 days, and to undergo twice daily temperature checks if they have had contact with patients, state media said on Wednesday.

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Nanotechnology purification system could help residents access clean water

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A water filtration system that uses nanotechnology was introduced at a workshop in the Mekong Delta City of Can Tho on October 22.

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U.S. needs to rethink Ebola infection controls, says CDC chief

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Medical experts need to rethink how highly infectious diseases are handled in the United States, a U.S. health official said on Monday, after a Dallas nurse contracted Ebola despite wearing protective gear while caring for a dying Liberian patient.

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National measles-rubella vaccination campaign launched

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VGP - A national campaign on measles-rubella vaccination was launched in Ha Noi on October 11. The move was part of an expanded immunisation program that has been carried out in Viet Nam for nearly three decades.

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National measles-rubella vaccination campaign launched

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National measles-rubella vaccination campaign launched

A national campaign on measles-rubella vaccination was launched in Hanoi on October 11 in the presence of Vice State President Nguyen Thi Doan.

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National measles-rubella vaccination campaign launched

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National measles-rubella vaccination campaign launched

A national campaign on measles-rubella vaccination was launched in Hanoi on October 11 in the presence of Vice State President Nguyen Thi Doan.

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Northern provinces respond to Global Handwashing Day

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Northern provinces respond to Global Handwashing Day

(VOV) - The Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU) in the northern mountainous provinces organized a celebration in response to Global Handwashing Day (GHD) in Lao Cai province on October 9.

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Briton with Ebola-like symptoms dies in Macedonia

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Briton with Ebola-like symptoms dies in Macedonia

The Briton was taken to Skopje's hospital for Infectious Diseases after the hotel where he was staying called the emergency services.

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