In first, scientists use phones to track dengue outbreaks in poor nations

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In first, scientists use phones to track dengue outbreaks in poor nations

Researchers have developed a new method to pinpoint outbreaks of dengue fever by tracking phone calls to public health hotlines, a team of scientists said on Friday.

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HCMC faces risk of contagious disease outbreaks

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The Department of Health in Ho Chi Minh City said at regular meeting on July 8 that the city is facing a risk of contagious disease outbreaks.

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France's Sanofi partners U.S. Army to speed up Zika vaccine

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France's Sanofi partners U.S. Army to speed up Zika vaccine

French drugmaker Sanofi said on Wednesday it had struck a research and development deal with the U.S. Army to speed up the development of a vaccine against the mosquito-borne Zika virus.

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Experts warn outbreaks of dengue fever in Mekong delta

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Experts warn outbreaks of dengue fever in Mekong delta

Director of the Department of Preventive Medicine in Mekong delta city of Can Tho Dr. Huynh Minh Truc yesterday said that there has been an increase in dengue fever cases.

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New research finds low risk of Zika virus at Olympics

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New research finds low risk of Zika virus at Olympics

New research attempting to calculate the risk of the Zika virus at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro may reassure organizers and many of the more than 500,000 athletes and fans expected to travel to the epicenter of the epidemic.

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Parents should be aware of dangerous disease in hot weather: Ministry

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Parents should be aware of dangerous disease in hot weather: Ministry

Hot weather is conducive for outbreaks of dangerous contagious diseases including diarrhea, pink eye, hand-foot-mouth and dengue fever among kids, said the Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health as these diseases are on upward trend.

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Health Ministry urges its departments, hospitals to prevent diseases caused by hot weather

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Health Ministry urges its departments, hospitals to prevent diseases caused by hot weather

The Ministry of Health urged its local departments and hospitals nationwide to take measures against heat-related diseases such as dengue fever, hand-foot-mouth, meningitis and infectious diseases.

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Spain reports first case of Zika-related microcephaly

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Spain reports first case of Zika-related microcephaly

A total of 105 people in Spain have been infected with the mosquito-borne Zika virus, according to official statistics from May 3.

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Dengue fever develops in Mekong delta

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

Though it is dry season, dengue fever is plaguing in the Mekong delta provinces.

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Bacteria blocks mosquitoes from transmitting Zika: Brazilian study

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Bacteria blocks mosquitoes from transmitting Zika: Brazilian study

Infecting mosquitoes with a strain of bacteria known as Wolbachia significantly reduced their ability to transmit the Zika virus, Brazilian researchers said on Wednesday, raising hope for this biological method of blocking transmission of the deadly virus.

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Dengue cases to increase in rainy season

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SaiGon GP English 3 month(s) ago

Despite the Ministry of Health and related agencies’ media campaign against dengue fever has been launched, a majority of residents and authorities are still negligent over the disease, the Department of Health in Ho Chi Minh City, said.

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HCM City declares end of Zika virus at ward level

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HCM City declares end of Zika virus at ward level

The Department of Health in Ho Chi Minh City declared the end of Zika virus outbreak at the ward level on April 21.

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Dengue fever infection cases increase

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Around 6,116 dengue fever infection cases were hospitalized in Ho Chi Minh City in the first quarter of the year, an increase of 88 percent compared to the same period last year, reported the city Department of Health in Ho Chi Minh City yesterday.

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HCM City declares end of Zika virus at ward level

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HCM City declares end of Zika virus at ward level

The Department of Health in Ho Chi Minh City declared the end of Zika virus outbreak at the ward level on April 21.
Health workers popularise measures to prevent Zika virus (Photo: VNA)

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Dengue fever vaccine expected in Vietnam

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Dengue fever vaccine expected in Vietnam

Vietnam is expected to generalize the first-ever vaccine for the mosquito-borne disease dengue fever, after the completion of its experimental phase, according to the local drug administration.

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