Mosquito-borne dengue targeted by antibody with hope for vaccine

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Mosquito-borne dengue targeted by antibody with hope for vaccine

Scientists have discovered new antibodies that neutralize viruses that cause dengue, potentially putting a universal vaccine within reach for a mosquito-borne illness that strikes an estimated 400 million people a year.

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Hand-foot-mouth disease hits Khanh Hoa province

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Hand-foot-mouth disease hits Khanh Hoa province

(VOV) -Since the beginning of November, hand-foot-mouth disease has struck 7out of 8 communes in Khanh Son district in central coastal Khanh Hoa province, resulting in a sharp increase in infection cases.

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Dengue fever outbreak still plagues HCMC

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

A center of Health Education and Media under the Department of Health in Ho Chi Minh City yesterday said that though the rainy season ends, the number of dengue fever people still increase in 11 districts of the city. Five people have succumbed to the disease since the season.

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Trial dengue vaccine proves effective in Asia

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Trial dengue vaccine proves effective in Asia

The world's first dengue fever vaccine, developed by French drugmaker Sanofi, reduced cases of the disease by 56.5 percent during a clinical study conducted in five Asian countries, including Vietnam.

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Dengue, hand-foot-mouth reach peak in HCM City

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news 1 related news

An increased incidence of dengue and hand-foot-and-mouth disease was recorded across Ho Chi Minh City as they are at their peaks of the year, Nguyen Tri Dung, Director of the city’s Preventive Medicine Centre, said on November 5.

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HCM City: Dengue fever in peak season

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

HCM City: Dengue fever in peak season

The dengue fever outbreak has reached its peak in Ho Chi Minh City, with the number of patients contracting the mosquito-born disease rising to 3,000 in the first 9 months of this year, resulting in five deaths.

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Global study finds dengue fever vaccine effective

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago 2 related news

A clinical study of a new dengue vaccine in five countries in Asia, including Viet Nam, shows overall efficacy of 56.5 per cent against symptomatic dengue in children aged two to 14.

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Dengue vaccination proves effective

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Dengue vaccination proves effective

A dengue vaccination trial conducted by France’s Sanofi Pasteur in five Asian countries, including Vietnam, showed the efficacy in 56.5% of dengue-infected cases.

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Dengue vaccination proves effective

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago 2 related news

A dengue vaccination trial conducted by France’s Sanofi Pasteur in five Asian countries, including Vietnam, showed the efficacy in 56.5 percent of dengue-infected cases.

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Disease prevention awareness still low

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

People's awareness of disease-prevention measures remains low, the deputy head of HCM City's Health Department said yesterday.

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Dengue fever kills 15 nationwide

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

More than 14,000 cases of dengue fever have been recorded nationwide this year, including 15 fatalities, according to the Preventive Medicine Department. The infection rate among children under 15 years old accounted for 46 per cent. Deaths occurred in HCM City and Binh Phuoc, Ca Mau, Dong Nai and Phu Yen provinces.

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Hand-foot-mouth disease, dengue fever hit HCM City

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VOV News English 2 month(s) ago 1 related news

Hand-foot-mouth disease, dengue fever hit HCM City

(VOV) -The number of hand-foot-mouth disease and dengue fever patients saw a sharp increase in September, and is predicted to spread more widely this month.

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Brazil releases dengue-blocking mosquitoes

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 month(s) ago

Researchers in Rio de Janeiro begin releasing thousands of mosquitoes infected with a bacteria they say can eliminate the spread of the dengue fever virus.

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First domestic case of chikungunya in Brazil

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First domestic case of chikungunya in Brazil

Brazil's authorities on Tuesday (Sep 16) reported the first domestically contracted cases of the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus, prompting the government to announce it was stepping up attempts to control the disease.

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Dengue fever cases increase in southern region

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Dengue fever cases increase in southern region

Hospitals in Ho Chi Minh City over the last few weeks received nearly 150 people infected with dengue fever every day, a two-fold increase compared to the figure in July, according to the city's Preventive Medicine Centre.

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