Researchers find new Zika clues to birth defect in fetus study

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Researchers find new Zika clues to birth defect in fetus study

Researchers on Wednesday reported new evidence strengthening the association between Zika virus and a spike in birth defects, citing the presence of the virus in the brain of an aborted fetus of a European woman who became pregnant while living in Brazil.

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China confirms first case of Zika virus: Xinhua

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China confirms first case of Zika virus: Xinhua

China has confirmed its first case of the Zika virus in a man who had recently travelled to South America, the official Xinhua news agency reported.

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Inadequate testing thwarts efforts to measure Zika's impact

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Inadequate testing thwarts efforts to measure Zika's impact

One major hurdle is thwarting efforts to measure the extent of the Zika epidemic and its suspected links to thousands of birth defects in Brazil: accurate diagnosis of a virus that still confounds blood tests.

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Major haul of cocaine at HCMC airport from inside decorative statues

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Major haul of cocaine at HCMC airport from inside decorative statues

The police have arrested a woman who was doing the paperwork at Ho Chi Minh City’s Tan Son Nhat Airport to receive a consignment of statues from Brazil with a large amount of cocaine hidden inside them.

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In Indonesia, an experiment with bacteria to tackle Zika

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In Indonesia, an experiment with bacteria to tackle Zika

A researcher sits in a laboratory in Indonesia, his arms extended over clear plastic boxes buzzing with mosquitoes: over the next 20 minutes, tiny bumps develop on his skin as the insects bite dozens of times.

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VND5 billion drug trafficking detected at Tan Son Nhat Int’l Airport

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VND5 billion drug trafficking detected at Tan Son Nhat Int’l Airport

The Customs Sub-Department at Tan Son Nhat International Airport yesterday said they had worked with drug fighting police agencies and arrested a 48 year old Vietnamese woman for importing 1.84 kilogram cocaine worth VND5 billion (US$224,000) from Brazil to Ho Chi Minh City.

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – February 5

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – February 5

Here are the leading news stories about Vietnam you should not miss today, February 5, 2016. Today is the 27th day of the 12th month of the lunar calendar, which is only three days ahead of the Lunar New Year.

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King of bling Neymar untarnished by transfer scandal

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King of bling Neymar untarnished by transfer scandal

Sporting earrings, shades and posing for selfies with devoted fans, Brazilian superstar Neymar's swagger was better suited to the red carpet than a grilling from Spain's highest court on the growing scandal of how his transfer from Santos to Barcelona came about in 2013.

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Zika alarm rises after U.S. sex link, more Brazil birth defects

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Zika alarm rises after U.S. sex link, more Brazil birth defects

The World Health Organization voiced concern on Wednesday over the reported sexual transmission of the Zika virus in Texas amid worries that such infections could make efforts to combat the virus linked to severe birth defects in Brazil even tougher.

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Thailand calms public fear over Zika virus

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Thailand calms public fear over Zika virus

Thai people should not be in a panic over the Zika virus, the Public Health Ministry said on February 2, after a second case of the virus was confirmed in the country.

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World health officials mobilise emergency plans against Zika threat

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World health officials mobilise emergency plans against Zika threat

World health officials mobilised with emergency response plans and funding pleas on Tuesday as fears grow that the Zika virus, blamed for a surge in the number of brain-damaged babies, could spread globally and threaten the Summer Olympics.

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Tan Son Nhat to spray mosquitoes to prevent Zika spread

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Tan Son Nhat to spray mosquitoes to prevent Zika spread

Tan Son Nhat Airport in Ho Chi Minh City will spray for mosquitoes in an attempt to prevent the spread of the Zika virus, which has been linked to brain damage in thousands of infants in Brazil.

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First U.S. Zika virus transmission reported, attributed to sex

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First U.S. Zika virus transmission reported, attributed to sex

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb 2 - The first known case of Zika virus transmission in the United States was reported in Texas on Tuesday by local health officials, who said it likely was contracted through sex and not a mosquito bite, a day after the World Health Organization declared an international public health emergency.

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Sanofi launches hunt for Zika vaccine as disease fears grow

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Sanofi launches hunt for Zika vaccine as disease fears grow

Sanofi has launched a project to develop a vaccine against the Zika virus in the most decisive commitment yet by a major vaccine producer to fight the disease linked to multiple birth defects in Brazil.

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Top aide to Brazil president says Zika a minimal threat for Olympics

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Brazilian President Rousseff's Chief of Staff says the Zika virus does not pose a serious threat for would-be visitors to the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

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