6-year-old boy drowns in central Vietnam river

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6-year-old boy drowns in central Vietnam river

A six-year-old boy drowned in a river in the central province of Nghe An on Monday when taking a bath with a friend.

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Zika crisis fuelled by 'massive' mosquito control failures: WHO

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Zika crisis fuelled by 'massive' mosquito control failures: WHO

The spiralling crisis surrounding the Zika virus is the result of decades of policy failures on mosquito control and poor access to family planning services, the World Health Organization said Monday.

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80 percent of world's city dwellers breathing bad air: UN

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80 percent of world's city dwellers breathing bad air: UN

Over 80 percent of the world's city dwellers breathe poor quality air, increasing their risk of lung cancer and other life-threatening diseases, a new World Health Organization (WHO) report warned Thursday.

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Rate of kids suffering bronchial asthma increase in VN

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Rate of kids suffering bronchial asthma increase in VN

Medical experts of World Health Organization (WHO) said at a meeting yesterday held by the Society of Asthma and Allergy and Clinical Immunology in Ho Chi Minh City and representative office of HCMC GlaxoSmithKline that the rate of Vietnamese kids in the age of 12 and 13 suffering bronchial asthma is highest in Asian region with 30 percent and it is on upward trend.

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4 teen girls drown in central Vietnam

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4 teen girls drown in central Vietnam

Four students from the central province of Khanh Hoa drowned when swimming in an area known for deadly rip currents on Wednesday.

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Financial problems bar fund named after Vietnam’s swimming talent from being set up

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Financial problems bar fund named after Vietnam’s swimming talent from being set up

Money issues have delayed the foundation of a fund intended to honor a talented Vietnamese swimmer and teach more kids to swim in a country where drowning deaths are among Asia's highest.

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Tragedy as nine student drown in central Vietnam river

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Tragedy as nine student drown in central Vietnam river

In what is possibly the most tragic mass drowning in the country in recent years, nine sixth-grade student died in a central Vietnamese river this afternoon.

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Nine sixth graders found drowning in central Vietnam

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Nine sixth graders found drowning in central Vietnam

Nine middle school students drowned while swimming in a river in the central province of Quang Ngai on Friday, with all bodies already retrieved.

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Brazilian scientists find new Zika-linked brain disorder in adults

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Brazilian scientists find new Zika-linked brain disorder in adults

Scientists in Brazil have uncovered a new brain disorder associated with Zika infections in adults: an autoimmune syndrome called acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, or ADEM, that attacks the brain and spinal cord.

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Over 3 mil Vietnamese people reported to have diabetes

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

Nearly 2 million Vietnamese people suffer diabetes yet they have not detected, said the Ministry of Health at a seminar “ Prevention and monitoring diabetes in the community” co-organized by the Ministry and the World Health Organization on April 7 in Hanoi.

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Vietnam reports first Zika infections, raises alarm

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Vietnam reports first Zika infections, raises alarm

HANOI, April 5 - Mosquitoes have infected two women with the Zika virus in Vietnam, health authorities said on Tuesday, in the country's first cases of a disease linked in Brazil to thousands of suspected cases of microcephaly, a rare birth defect.

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WHO sees scientific consensus on Zika as cause for disorders

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WHO sees scientific consensus on Zika as cause for disorders

Researchers around the world are now convinced the Zika virus can cause the birth defect microcephaly as well as Guillain-Barre syndrome, a rare neurological disorder that can result in paralysis, the World Health Organization said on Thursday.

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Experts warn complacency on Ebola may leave vaccine work unfinished

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Experts warn complacency on Ebola may leave vaccine work unfinished

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the Ebola emergency over, but action is still needed to fully develop effective vaccines and prepare the world for future outbreaks, experts said on Thursday.

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Cooperative program with WHO passed

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Báo điện tử CP English 2 month(s) ago

VGP – The PM has passed a cooperative health program with the World Health Organization (WHO) in the 2016-2017 fiscal years.

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Timeline: Zika's origin and global spread

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Timeline: Zika's origin and global spread

The following timeline charts the origin and spread of the Zika virus from its discovery nearly 70 years ago:

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