Vigilance urged against animal diseases

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Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Vu Van Tam yesterday called for increased vigilance this year in preventing disease outbreaks among livestock and poultry, especially those that can be transmitted to humans.

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New virus strains of hand-foot-mouth disease found

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New virus strains of hand-foot-mouth disease found

VietNamNet Bridge – The Medical Prevention Department has warned of new virus strains causing hand-foot-mouth disease and urged local health agencies to prepare preventive measures against possible outbreaks of the disease in different regions.

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Animal health sector works to avert epidemics this year

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Animal health sector works to avert epidemics this year

A key task of the animal health sector this year is to avert disease epidemics among livestock, poultry and aquatic products, especially bird flu, blue-ear, foot-and-mouth, and other animal-to-human diseases, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Vu Van Tam announced at a conference reviewing the Department of Animal Health’s 2014 performance and determining its tasks for 2015 in Hanoi on January 23.

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No contaminated apples imported from U.S.: Viet Nam

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No contaminated apples imported from U.S.: Viet Nam

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has confirmed that Viet Nam has not imported any pre-packaged caramel apples from the United States.

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Vietnam did not import US apples linked to listeriosis: Hanoi US embassy

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Vietnam did not import US apples linked to listeriosis: Hanoi US embassy

The US embassy in Hanoi has said Vietnam does not import apples from the US company that recalled its products recently over listeria concerns.

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Rising healthcare demand, new diseases set to tax health sector

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Rising healthcare demand, new diseases set to tax health sector

The increasing need for health care would be a major challenge for the health sector this year, as would changes in disease models, population ageing and newly emerging diseases such as avian influenza types H5N1 and H7N9 and the Ebola virus, Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien said yesterday at an online conference.

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Vietnam tests all apples imported from US over listeria concern

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Vietnam tests all apples imported from US over listeria concern

Vietnamese authorities are testing all apples imported from the US, after several products linked to listeriosis killed three people and sickened many others.

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Number of new Ebola cases declines: UNMEER head

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Number of new Ebola cases declines: UNMEER head

There has been an overall decline in the number of new Ebola cases, especially in the three most affected African countries, said a UN official on Ebola on Tuesday.

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Rising healthcare demand, new diseases set to tax health sector

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Rising healthcare demand, new diseases set to tax health sector

The increasing need for health care would be a major challenge for the health sector this year, as would changes in disease models, population ageing and newly emerging diseases such as avian influenza types H5N1 and H7N9 and the Ebola virus, Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien said yesterday at an online conference.

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Deputy PM demands strong effort from the health sector in 2015

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Deputy PM demands strong effort from the health sector in 2015

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has requested the health sector intensify its preventive measures against disease epidemics and improve the overall quality of the national healthcare system.

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Chicken pox on spreading trend despite not peak season

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Chicken pox on spreading trend despite not peak season

Though it is not a peak season of chicken pox, the hospitals reported that, this disease is on the trend to spread out. Not only children but also adults are infected with the disease which takes often place in February, March and April annually.

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INFORSAN warns of contaminated American apples

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The International Food Safety Authorities Network (INFOSAN) January 20 sent a document to Vietnamese Ministry of Health warning of withdrawing of American-imported apples and prepackaged caramel apples due to Listeria monocytogenes.

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Fitness 'rubs off on your partner'

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Fitness 'rubs off on your partner'

Whether you want to lose weight, quit smoking or exercise more, you have a better chance of success if your partner shares your goal, research suggests.

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Social News 21/1

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Trucks blamed for congestion on Hanoi Highway

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Hand-foot-mouth disease spreading in Vietnam

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VOV News English 7 day(s) ago

Hand-foot-mouth disease spreading in Vietnam

(VOV) - Ministry of Health (MoH) officials have reported that hand-foot-mouth disease has killed one and infected 1,551 others throughout the country since the beginning of the year.

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