Baby dies hours after given Quinvaxem shot in southern Vietnam

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

Police in the southern province of Dong Nai are investigating the death of a 4-month-boy who died Sunday night after receiving the Quinvaxem vaccine in the morning.

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3-month-old baby dies after Quinvaxem shot in northern Vietnam

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 month(s) ago

A three-month-old boy from the northern province of Quang Ninh died at home on Friday morning, one day after given a shot of the controversial 5-in-1 vaccine Quinvaxem.

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Vietnamese worker returning from West Africa cleared of Ebola

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Vietnamese worker returning from West Africa cleared of Ebola

A Vietnamese man has been cleared of Ebola after returning from Sierra Leone with suspicious symptoms and being quarantined at a Ho Chi Minh City hospital early this month.

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Vietnamese worker returning from W Africa cleared of Ebola

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Vietnamese worker returning from W Africa cleared of Ebola

A Vietnamese man has been cleared of Ebola after returning from Sierra Leone with suspicious symptoms and being quarantined at a Ho Chi Minh City hospital early this month.

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Vaccination rate amongst kids in HCMC rather low

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SaiGon GP English 3 month(s) ago

The Department of Preventive Medicine in Ho Chi Minh City yesterday said that the rate of vaccination for kids at 18 months is low.

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Made-in-Vietnam vaccines keep children safe

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VietnamNet English 3 month(s) ago

Made-in-Vietnam vaccines keep children safe

Duong Thi Hong, deputy director of the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology, spoke to Vietnam News Agency about the success of the National Expanded Programme on Immunisation since its launch in 1985.

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Vietnam officials defend infant vaccine despite public concerns, say options limited

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Vietnam officials defend infant vaccine despite public concerns, say options limited

Vietnamese health officials have once again assured the safety of the free five-in-one vaccine Quinvaxem, saying it will continue to be used widely for at least five more years as part of a sponsorship deal.

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Domestically produced vaccines keep children safe

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VOV News English 4 month(s) ago

Domestically produced vaccines keep children safe

Duong Thi Hong, Deputy Director of the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology, spoke to Vietnam News Agency about the success of the National Expanded Programme on Immunisation since its launch in 1985.

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In Vietnam, medical shops routinely sell prescription drugs over the counter

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Báo Thanh Niên English 4 month(s) ago

In Vietnam, medical shops routinely sell prescription drugs over the counter

Ha Linh Thu has had a cough and fever for nearly a week, but she has not gone to a hospital. The 28-year-old accountant from Hanoi’s Dong Da District has turned doctor instead and prescribed her own medicines.

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Hanoi in desperate shortage of 5-in-1 Pentaxim vaccine

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 4 month(s) ago

Hanoi in desperate shortage of 5-in-1 Pentaxim vaccine

Hanoi is now desperately lacking in Pentaxim shots for the prevention of five diseases among children, including diphtheria (D), tetanus (T), pertussis (P, whooping cough), hepatitis B (HepB), and Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib).

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Vietnam health officials seek to calm parents, promise no more vaccine frenzy

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Vietnam health officials seek to calm parents, promise no more vaccine frenzy

The Ministry of Health has promised adequate supply of a vaccine that is highly sought after by Vietnamese parents, following a chaotic scene in front of a medical center in Hanoi.

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Apple asks court to make Samsung pay $180 million more in patent dispute

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VietnamNet English 4 month(s) ago

Apple asks court to make Samsung pay $180 million more in patent dispute

Just over a week after Samsung paid Apple more than $548 million for infringing the patents and designs of the iPhone, Apple has asked a U.S. court to force its biggest smartphone rival to cough up even more.

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HCMC firm offers Pentaxim at high price amid Quinvaxem fears

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Báo Thanh Niên English 4 month(s) ago

HCMC firm offers Pentaxim at high price amid Quinvaxem fears

As parents worry about the cheap 5-in-1 vaccine Quinvaxem following the deaths of many infants, a Ho Chi Minh City company is asking people to deposit money for a more expensive alternative, which is believed to be safer.

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Five-in-one vaccine for babies by end of December

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VietnamNet English 4 month(s) ago

Five-in-one vaccine for babies by end of December

At least 15,000 doses of Pentaxim, the five-in-one vaccine, will be available by the end of this month in the North after being in short supply for a long time.

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Public waits for made-in-Vietnam vaccine, stopping depend on foreign suppliers

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VietnamNet English 5 month(s) ago

Public waits for made-in-Vietnam vaccine, stopping depend on foreign suppliers

VietNamNet Bridge – Unlike previous years before, it has seen a severe shortage of vaccine this year, especially five-in-one and six-in-one vaccine and chicken pox vaccine hence the public is waiting for the day when local vaccines will meet increased demand.

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