WHO revises global tuberculosis estimate up by 500,000

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WHO revises global tuberculosis estimate up by 500,000

The World Health Organization has revised up its estimate of how many people have tuberculosis by almost 500,000.

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Ebola response plan and drill prepared

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An Ebola response drill will be held at the Central Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Hanoi on November 1 and then in three other hospitals in Hanoi, central Thua Thien-Hue and Ho Chi Minh City, according to the Health Ministry.

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Ebola response plan and drill prepared

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An Ebola response drill will be held at the Central Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Hanoi on November 1 and then in three other hospitals in Hanoi, central Thua Thien-Hue and Ho Chi Minh City, according to the Health Ministry.

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President Obama thanks Vietnamese American nurse

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President Obama thanks Vietnamese American nurse

Nurse Nina Pham - the first person to catch Ebola on US soil has been declared free of the deadly disease 13 days after testing positive, clearing the way for President Obama to give her a big hug in the oval office.

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President Obama thanks Vietnamese American nurse

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President Obama thanks Vietnamese American nurse

(VOV) - Nurse Nina Pham - the first person to catch Ebola on US soil has been declared free of the deadly disease 13 days after testing positive, clearing the way for President Obama to give her a big hug in the oval office.

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Ebola outbreak: NY doctor Craig Spencer tests positive

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Ebola outbreak: NY doctor Craig Spencer tests positive

A New York doctor who recently returned from Ebola-hit Guinea in West Africa has tested positive for the disease.

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First Ebola case hits New York: report

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A doctor who recently returned to New York from treating Ebola patients in Guinea has tested positive for the deadly virus, US news reports said.

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Microsoft co-founder Allen commits $100 mln to Ebola fight

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Microsoft co-founder Allen commits $100 mln to Ebola fight

Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen said on Thursday he would increase his total donations to organizations tackling Ebola to more than $100 million, making him one of the biggest personal donors in the fight against the virus.

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Texas nurse declared Ebola-free: family

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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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