Vietnam sees increased incidences of dengue fever

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

Dengue fever hospitalisations are on the rise nationwide, particularly in the south, revealed the General Department of Preventative Medicine under the Ministry of Health on May 14.

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Disease outbreak risks increase in summer

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

The rainy season’s intense heat and humidity together with poor sanitation and loose control of disease-prone locations lie at the root of epidemic outbreaks during summers, Director Tran Dac Phu from the Department of Preventative Medicine revealed at a workshop held in Ho Chi Minh City on May 15.

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Vietnam sees increased incidences of malaria

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

Malaria hospitalisations are on the rise nationwide, particularly in the south, revealed the General Department of Preventative Medicine under the Ministry of Health on May 14.

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Increased human protections offered as H5N2 outbreak spreads

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Increased human protections offered as H5N2 outbreak spreads

Hundreds of farm workers exposed to a highly pathogenic strain of bird flu have been offered antiviral medication as a preventative measure in recent days, U.S. public health officials said.

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Clinical trial says new vaccine ‘safe'

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

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 1 month(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 1 month(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 1 month(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 2 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 2 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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VietnamPlus English 2 month(s) ago 1 related news

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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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago 1 related news

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 3 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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