Clinical trial says new vaccine ‘safe'

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Clinical trial says new vaccine ‘safe'

A phase 1 clinical trial of an inactivated influenza A/H5N1 pandemic vaccine candidate (IVACFLU-H5N1), involving 75 participants in southern Long An province's Ben Luc district, has so far proven to safely induce immune responses at various dosage levels in healthy adults.

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Clinical trial says new vaccine ‘safe'

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VietNam News English 3 day(s) ago

A phase 1 clinical trial of an inactivated influenza A/H5N1 pandemic vaccine candidate (IVACFLU-H5N1), involving 75 participants in Long An province's Ben Luc District, has so far proven to safely induce immune responses at various dosage levels in healthy adults.

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Localities told to prep for coming flood season

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

Localities told to prep for coming flood season

Deputy minister of public security, Lieutenant-General Bui Van Thanh has called for police forces in all localities to prepare for the approaching flood season, which was often filled with natural disasters.

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Hot weather triggers seasonal diseases

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SaiGon GP English 2 week(s) ago

As the cases of dengue fever, hand-foot-mouth disease, and chicken pox are increasing in some localities, especially in provinces in the South Vietnam, Dr. Tran Dac Phu, head of the Department of Preventive Medicine, under the Ministry of Health, said about preventative measures.

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Angelina Jolie has ovaries and fallopian tubes removed

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Angelina Jolie has ovaries and fallopian tubes removed

Actress Angelina Jolie has had her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed as a preventative measure against cancer.

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Health Department asked to curb bird flu transmission

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Health’s Department of Preventive Medicine sent its urgent dispatch asking the northern province of Thanh Hoa to implement preventative measures against bird flu as there has been an outbreak of bird flu in Tinh Gia District.

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Worker safety spotlighted in Vung Tau city

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The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) held a workshop on labour safety in Vung Tau city in southern coastal Ba Ria-Vung Tau province on March 16.

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Academic, ophthalmologists win Kovalevskaia awards

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Academic, ophthalmologists win Kovalevskaia awards

Professor Dr. Nguyen Thi Kim Lan, former deputy dean of the Thai Nguyen University of Agro-forestry, has been given a 2014 Kovalevskaia Award for her research on preventative measures for animal diseases.

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Academic, ophthalmologists win Kovalevskaia awards

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Academic, ophthalmologists win Kovalevskaia awards

Professor Dr. Nguyen Thi Kim Lan, former deputy dean of the Thai Nguyen University of Agro-forestry, has been given a 2014 Kovalevskaia Award for her research on preventative measures for animal diseases.

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Department warns of recurrence of Pertussis

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(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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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 2 month(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 2 month(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 3 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 3 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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