Dirty school bathrooms give HCM City students diarrhea

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Dirty school bathrooms give HCM City students diarrhea

Dirty toilets and bathrooms gave 40 per cent of HCM City students diarrhea, according to UNICEF Viet Nam.

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Why do some survive Ebola? Sierra Leone study offers clues

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Why do some survive Ebola? Sierra Leone study offers clues

An analysis of the first Ebola cases in Sierra Leone helps draw a clearer picture of why some people survive the disease, while others do not, including their age and the pace at which the virus replicates within their body.

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Why do some survive Ebola? Sierra Leone study offers clues

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Why do some survive Ebola? Sierra Leone study offers clues

An analysis of the first Ebola cases in Sierra Leone helps draw a clearer picture of why some people survive the disease, while others do not, including their age and the pace at which the virus replicates within their body.

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US company sells out of Ebola toys

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US company sells out of Ebola toys

They might look tasteless, but satisfied customers dub them cute and adorable. Ebola-themed toys have proved such a hit that one US-based company has sold out.

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More than 100 food poisoning workers hospitalised

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago

More than 100 food poisoning workers hospitalised

(VOV) -More than 100 workers of DHA Bac Ninh Co. Ltd in Thua town, Luong Tai district, Bac Ninh province were admitted to hospital with symptoms of food poisoning including vomiting, dizziness, diarrhea.

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Hold your nose, swallow: frozen fecal pill for diarrhea

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

Hold your nose, swallow: frozen fecal pill for diarrhea

Frozen fecal matter that’s swallowed like a pill appears effective against a recurring and sometimes deadly bacterial infection that can cause devastating diarrhea, a study from Boston researchers found.

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Traveler from Liberia is first Ebola patient diagnosed in U.S.

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Traveler from Liberia is first Ebola patient diagnosed in U.S.

A man who flew from Liberia to Texas has become the first patient infected with the deadly Ebola virus to be diagnosed in the United States, health officials said on Tuesday, a sign the outbreak ravaging West Africa may spread globally.

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Golds evade Viet Nam at ASIAD

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Golds evade Viet Nam at ASIAD

Wushu martial artist Bui Truong Giang missed out on the sanshou (combat) gold medal yesterday at the Incheon Asian Games because of diarrhea.

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Children orphaned by Ebola miss parents’ last words

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Children orphaned by Ebola miss parents’ last words

Masa Alieu, a 15-year-old whose parents were stolen away by Ebola, has no idea what their last words were or even where they are buried.

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‘Outdoor’ toilets an unsightly grievance, health threat in Vietnam hub

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‘Outdoor’ toilets an unsightly grievance, health threat in Vietnam hub

Open, makeshift toilets, still a common sight in Ho Chi Minh City’s suburban districts, are a stark contrast to the southern hub’s modernity and growth.

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Doctors urge mothers to breast-feed infants

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VietNam News English 3 month(s) ago

Women who have Caesarean sections are often reluctant to breast-feed their children as they are taking antibiotics for a week or so after delivery. But Le Thi Trang of HCM City, whose premature child weighed only 1.1 kilos, thought differently.

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Can Tho sees lowest child malnutrition rate in Mekong Delta

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VietnamPlus English 3 month(s) ago

Can Tho city records the lowest malnutrition rate among under-five children in the Mekong Delta, at 12.2 percent, according to the municipal Health Department.

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Health Ministry holds drill on Ebola outbreak

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Health Ministry holds drill on Ebola outbreak

The Health Ministry and the Pasteur Institute in Ho Chi Minh City held a drill on August 14 to get hospitals in the city prepared for a possible Ebola outbreak, which is currently ravaging West Africa, though no case of infection has been reported in Vietnam so far.

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HCM City faces risk of cholera epidemic

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VietnamNet English 3 month(s) ago

HCM City faces risk of cholera epidemic

VietNamNet Bridge – A snail sample taken from a market in HCM City tested positive for cholera, according to the Ministry of Health.

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Health ministry keeps close eye on disease situation

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Health ministry keeps close eye on disease situation

The Ministry of Health August 6 convened an online meeting on disease prevention with representatives from health departments nationwide.

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