Texas nurse declared Ebola-free: family

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VietNam News English 5 hour(s) ago

A Texas nurse infected with Ebola after caring for a Liberian man who died from the disease no longer has the virus, her family has said.

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Drug companies step up Ebola vaccine race

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As the WHO opens its third emergency meeting on Ebola, Johnson and Johnson says it's speeding up work on an experimental vaccine against the disease - putting pressure on its main rivals in the vaccine race, GSK and NewLink Genetics, to do the same.

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At TPP, Vietnam, developing nations come under US onslaught on affordable cancer treatments

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At TPP, Vietnam, developing nations come under US onslaught on affordable cancer treatments

Vietnamese cancer patients, many of whom have succumbed to the disease due to high drug prices, are likely to pay even more if their country falls prey to a US-led attack aimed at handing out largesse to American Big Pharma in a regional free-trade pact, critics say.

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Drug-resistant tuberculosis at crisis levels, warns WHO

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Drug-resistant tuberculosis at crisis levels, warns WHO

LONDON - Multi drug-resistant tuberculosis remains at crisis levels, with about 480,000 new cases this year, and various forms of the lung disease killed about 1.5 million people in 2013, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday.

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Aid ramps up for Ebola-hit countries

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The UN and neighboring African countries step up aid to help areas hit by the Ebola disease.

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Vietnam steps up precaution on Ebola

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Vietnam steps up precaution on Ebola

Professor Tran Dac Phu, chief of the Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health said that the Ministry of Health will set up four mobile teams to quickly respond to the disease if any case of Ebola is reported nationwide and provinces and cities will have their own mobile teams to handle the disease.

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Poor mother seeks help to save her children

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Poor mother seeks help to save her children

A mother in the northern province of Thai Nguyen Province is in desperate need of financial help to save her two children in need of urgent surgery for heart disease.

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Vietnam to enhance Ebola prevention measures

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VOV News English 3 day(s) ago

Vietnam to enhance Ebola prevention measures

The Ebola emergency operations centre (EOC) under the Health Ministry held a meeting on October 19 in a bid to early address Ebola prevention measures concerning Vietnamese current situation.

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Ebola crisis turns a corner as U.S. issues new treatment protocols

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Ebola crisis turns a corner as U.S. issues new treatment protocols

The United States issued stringent new protocols on Monday for health workers treating Ebola victims, directing medical teams to wear protective gear that leaves no skin or hair exposed to prevent medical workers from becoming infected.

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Four health centres qualifying for Ebola screening

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Four health centres qualifying for Ebola screening

(VOV) -Vietnam currently has four clinics which are capable for Ebola tests, said Head of the Ministry of Health's (MoH) Preventive Medicine Department, Tran Dac Phu.

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Four health centres qualifying for Ebola screening

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Four health centres qualifying for Ebola screening

(VOV) -Vietnam currently has four clinics which are capable for Ebola tests, said Tran Dac Phu, Head of the Ministry of Health's (MoH) Preventive Medicine Department.

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Vietnam capable of conducting test for Ebola virus

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Vietnam capable of conducting test for Ebola virus

Vietnam is capable of conducting test for Ebola virus, head of the Health Ministry’s Preventive Medicine Department Tran Dac Phu said at a video conference of the Steering Committee for Epidemic Prevention and Control on October 20.

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VN to set up teams to fight Ebola

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VN to set up teams to fight Ebola

The health ministry has called for increased vigilance and response against the spread of the Ebola disease in the country.

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Vietnam to carry out anti-Ebola drill in Hanoi this week

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Vietnam to carry out anti-Ebola drill in Hanoi this week

Vietnam’s Ministry of Health will carry out an anti-Ebola drill at a large hospital this week, as part of its efforts to cope with the spread of the deadly Ebola virus that has killed over 4,550 people in Africa.

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Vietnam to enhance Ebola prevention measures at medical units

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Vietnam to enhance Ebola prevention measures at medical units

The Ebola emergency operations centre (EOC) under the Health Ministry held a meeting on October 19 in a bid to early address Ebola prevention measures concerning Vietnamese current situation.

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