WHO urges billions to fight neglected tropical diseases

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WHO urges billions to fight neglected tropical diseases

The World Health Organization on Thursday urged countries to invest billions of dollars to tackle 17 neglected tropical diseases -- including dengue fever, leprosy and sleeping sickness -- which kill 500,000 people globally each year.

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WHO urges billions to fight neglected tropical diseases

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WHO urges billions to fight neglected tropical diseases

The World Health Organization on Thursday urged countries to invest billions of dollars to tackle 17 neglected tropical diseases -- including dengue fever, leprosy and sleeping sickness -- which kill 500,000 people globally each year.

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Prompt treatment can deter epidemics

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Director of the Preventive Medicine Department under the Ministry of Health Tran Dac Phu spoke with Tien Phong (Vanguard) newspaper about effective measures for disease and epidemic prevention.

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HCM City issues dengue warning

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HCM City issues dengue warning

The HCM City Preventive Health Centre yesterday instructed its officials around the city to continue to monitor diseases, especially dengue fever, because of the recent reappearance of the dengue serotype 2 (DEN-2) virus, which could cause serious outbreaks.

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First fatal case of hand-foot-mouth disease in 2015

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First fatal case of hand-foot-mouth disease in 2015

(VOV) - A 21-month child from the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang died of hand-foot-mouth disease on January 5, several days after she had been hospitalized.

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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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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 4 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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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 4 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 4 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 4 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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