Department warns of recurrence of Pertussis

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SaiGon GP English 2 week(s) ago

Due to recurrence of the Pertussis, also known as whooping cough, in some nothern province's districts, the Department of Preventative Medicine, under the Ministry of Health, said that this is a highly contagious respiratory disease which most commonly affects infants and young children.

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MOH warns of outbreak of measles

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SaiGon GP English 3 week(s) ago 1 related news

MOH warns of outbreak of measles

The Ministry of Health yesterday warned of an outbreak of measles at an online meeting with aiming to implement measures against diseases and ensure food safety and medical activities in the Lunar New Year (Tet holiday) 2015.

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Government resolves to fulfil 6.2 percent GPD growth goal

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VietnamPlus English 3 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

The Government is requesting the utmost efforts from relevant agencies and local administrations to achieve the set targets of 6.2 percent growth in gross domestic product and 5 percent inflation this year.

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Ebola crisis: First large-scale vaccine trials to begin

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VietnamNet English 3 week(s) ago

The first large-scale trials of an experimental vaccine against Ebola are due to begin in Liberia.

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Ebola crisis: Experimental vaccine 'shipped to Liberia'

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Ebola crisis: Experimental vaccine 'shipped to Liberia'

The first batch of an experimental vaccine against Ebola is on its way to Liberia.

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Over 1,500 hand-foot-mouth children reported since beginning of 2015 in Vietnam

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago 2 related news

The Department of Preventative Medicine, a part of the Ministry of Health, yesterday said that the country has recorded of 1,551 cases of hand-foot-mouth since the beginning of the year.

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Ministry warns possible measles danger

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago 2 related news

The Department of Preventative Medicine yesterday said that around 15 million children aged 1 to 14 have so far received free immunizations against measles and rubella across the country.

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Schools in Ebola-hit Liberia to reopen in February

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Schools in Ebola-ravaged Liberia will reopen in February, six months after they were closed in a bid to contain the spread of the killer virus, the education ministry has said.

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Autism link to air pollution raised

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago

Autism link to air pollution raised

A link between autism and air pollution exposure during pregnancy has been suggested by scientists.

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Improved asset recovery targeted in graft fight

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VietNam News English 4 month(s) ago 4 related news

Recovering embezzled assets was proving difficult, Supreme Procuracy of Viet Nam deputy director general Truong Minh Manh said at a workshop yesterday in Ha Noi.

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ASEAN health ministers to gather in Ha Noi for talks

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VietNam News English 6 month(s) ago 2 duplicate news

Health delegates from ASEAN region, China, Japan and South Korea will meet in Ha Noi from September 15-19 to discuss pressing regional health matters at the 12th ASEAN Health Minister Meeting.

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Ebola vaccine fully successful in monkey tests

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Ebola vaccine fully successful in monkey tests

Monkeys infected with Ebola five weeks after they were given an experimental vaccine from GlaxoSmithKline Plc (GSK) survived without developing any symptoms of the deadly virus, leading researchers to start human tests.

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Anti-corruption conference launched in Phnom Penh

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VietnamPlus English 6 month(s) ago 1 related news

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Hun Sen called on the countries and economies of the Asian-Pacific region to strengthen their cooperation in the fight against corruption.

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Deputy PM calls for intensification of flood-prevention efforts

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VietnamPlus English 6 month(s) ago

Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai has urged the National Steering Committee for Flood and Storm Preventions, relevant ministries and sectors, and all localities to focus on preventative measures for floods, flash floods and landslides in the near future.

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Vietnam takes necessary precautions against Ebola

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SaiGon GP English 7 month(s) ago

In the government office, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung August 9 convened an urgent meeting with locality authorities and ministries on necessary precautions against the deadly Ebola epidemic.

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