Medical experts want Rio Olympics delayed or moved due to Zika

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Medical experts want Rio Olympics delayed or moved due to Zika

LONDON/WASHINGTON, May 27 -- More than 100 medical experts, academia and scientists on Friday have called for the Rio Olympic Games to be postponed or moved because of fears that the event could speed up the spread of the Zika virus around the world.

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Encephalitis outbreak feared after 7 infant deaths in northern Vietnam

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Encephalitis outbreak feared after 7 infant deaths in northern Vietnam

At least seven babies in the mountainous province of Cao Bang died the past five weeks possibly due to viral encephalitis, raising concerns about an outbreak.

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Vietnam seeks international assistance to avoid AIDS resurgence

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Vietnam seeks international assistance to avoid AIDS resurgence

Vietnam is seeking international assistance with HIV/AIDS prevention and control to avoid a resurgence of the disease.

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Readers aid in sick boy's fight against heart disease

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Readers aid in sick boy's fight against heart disease

Dan Tri has transferred USD2,700 in donations to help a teenage boy in Phu Tho Province who has been struggling with heart disease.

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Health experts warn of possible entrance of yellow fever into country

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The Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health yesterday warned a possible entrance of Yellow Fever (YF), an acute viral hemorrhagic disease transmitted by infected mosquitoes into Vietnam.

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Hand-foot-mouth disease re-occurs across country

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Hand-foot-mouth disease re-occurred in 61 cities and provinces across the country though the number of infection cases reduced by 23.2 percent compared to the same period last year.

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Rate of kids suffering bronchial asthma increase in VN

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Rate of kids suffering bronchial asthma increase in VN

Medical experts of World Health Organization (WHO) said at a meeting yesterday held by the Society of Asthma and Allergy and Clinical Immunology in Ho Chi Minh City and representative office of HCMC GlaxoSmithKline that the rate of Vietnamese kids in the age of 12 and 13 suffering bronchial asthma is highest in Asian region with 30 percent and it is on upward trend.

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Ministry of Health introduces new vaccines

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Ministry of Health introduces new vaccines

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has introduced several new vaccines in the National Expanded Programme on Immunisation in an effort to improve the efficiency of disease prevention, the Preventive Health Department has reported.

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Charity program for child cardiac patients started

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Charity program for child cardiac patients started

The annual charity program called ‘Scar of life’ raising fund for children with heart defects has been kicked off in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Little girl faces death risk due to inborn heart disease

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Little girl faces death risk due to inborn heart disease

A seven-month old girl in the northern city of Hai Phong is on the verge of death due to serious complications caused by congenital heart disease, while his family is so poor to afford the cost of treatment.

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Korean woman found Zika positive after returning from Vietnam

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Korean woman found Zika positive after returning from Vietnam

A Korean woman has been diagnosed with Zika after working in Vietnam, according to a local official.

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New vaccines introduced to improve efficiency of disease prevention

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New vaccines introduced to improve efficiency of disease prevention

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has introduced several new vaccines in the National Expanded Programme on Immunisation in an effort to improve the efficiency of disease prevention, the Preventive Health Department reported yesterday.

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Vietnamese doctor dedicates life to stem cell research

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Vietnamese doctor dedicates life to stem cell research

A university professor and researcher in Ho Chi Minh City has spent nearly ten years exploring new medical applications for stem cells.

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Brazil scientists seek to unravel mystery of Zika twins

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Brazil scientists seek to unravel mystery of Zika twins

Scientists struggling to unravel the mysteries of a Zika epidemic in Brazil hope they can learn from cases of women giving birth to twins in which only one child is afflicted by the microcephaly birth defect associated with the virus.

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Dengue fever develops in Mekong delta

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SaiGon GP English 3 week(s) ago

Though it is dry season, dengue fever is plaguing in the Mekong delta provinces.

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