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 3 week(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 1 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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Australian leaves Vietnam infected with Zika

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Australian leaves Vietnam infected with Zika

An Australian tourist has been diagnosed with Zika after visiting Vietnam, a WHO agency confirmed on Wednesday.

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Vietnam raises “red alert” threshold for Zika virus

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Health decided to raise “red alert” threshold of Zika virus right after receiving the information from the World Health Organization (WHO) which announced that Australia had identified a case of Zika infection after returning from Vietnam, said Head of the Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health Prof. Tran Dac Phu yesterday.

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Australian leaves Vietnam infected with Zika

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Australian leaves Vietnam infected with Zika

An Australian tourist who visited Vietnam has been infected with Zika during the time traveling in the country, a WHO agency confirmed on Wednesday.

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South Korea confirms first case of Zika virus

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South Korea confirms first case of Zika virus

South Korea reported its first confirmed case of the Zika virus on Tuesday in a 43-year old male who have traveled to Brazil, its center for disease control said.

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Environment behind nearly quarter of global deaths: WHO

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Environment behind nearly quarter of global deaths: WHO

One in four deaths worldwide are due to environmental factors like air, water and soil pollution, as well as unsafe roads and workplace stress, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday (Mar 15).

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