Why do some survive Ebola? Sierra Leone study offers clues

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Báo Thanh Niên English 11 hour(s) ago

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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3 million Vietnam children wear glasses due to eye disease

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SaiGon GP English 18 hour(s) ago

It is estimated that the rate of children with refraction error who must wear glasses is around 3 million.

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Over 409,000 Vietnamese people aged below 50 blind

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SaiGon GP English 19 hour(s) ago 2 related news

The rate of blind Vietnamese people is 3.1 percent and more than 409,000 people aged below 50 are blind in both eyes, according to a statistic of Vietnam Ophthalmological Society at an annual meeting.

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Tabcorp Saigon Cup raises funds for children with heart disease

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VietNam News English 1 day(s) ago

The Australian Chamber of Commerce (AusCham) will hold the Inaugural Tabcorp Saigon Cup horse race tomorrow to benefit Heartbeat Viet Nam, which raises funds for life-saving surgeries for poor children with congenital heart disease and heart ailments.

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New Ebola cases slowing in Liberia, but too soon to celebrate: WHO

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VietNam News English 2 day(s) ago 1 related news

The rate of new Ebola infections appears to be slowing in hard-hit Liberia, but the crisis is far from over, the World Health Organisation has said.

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New Ebola cases slowing in Liberia, but too soon to celebrate: WHO

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New Ebola cases slowing in Liberia, but too soon to celebrate: WHO

The rate of new Ebola infections appears to be slowing in hard-hit Liberia, but the crisis is far from over, the World Health Organization said Wednesday.

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Why do some survive Ebola? Sierra Leone study offers clues

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 day(s) ago

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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Pakistan's female superhero joins the fight against polio

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 day(s) ago

With the rise of polio cases in Pakistan, the creators of the country's first animated female superhero join the crusade to eradicate the crippling disease.

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Prototype paper test can detect Ebola strains

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VietnamNet English 4 day(s) ago

Prototype paper test can detect Ebola strains

DNA-programmed blotting paper could soon be giving doctors a simple disease test that will reveal an infection in 30 minutes for just a few pence.

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IBM offers analytics platform for Ebola fight

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Báo Đầu Tư English 4 day(s) ago

IBM offers analytics platform for Ebola fight

The US computing giant said it is offering the assistance in Sierra Leone, one of the countries hardest hit by the deadly disease, and in nearby Nigeria, which has been declared Ebola-free.

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New York governor spells out new rules on Ebola quarantine

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New York governor spells out new rules on Ebola quarantine

NEW YORK, Oct 26 - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Sunday spelled out the specifics of a new policy to quarantine some people returning from Ebola-stricken West Africa, saying the state wanted to protect public safety while encouraging medical workers to go and fight against disease.

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New York governor spells out new rules on Ebola quarantine

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New York governor spells out new rules on Ebola quarantine

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Sunday spelled out the specifics of a new policy to quarantine some people returning from Ebola-stricken West Africa, saying the state wanted to protect public safety while encouraging medical workers to go and fight against disease.

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Ebola response plan and drill prepared

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Báo Dân Trí English 6 day(s) ago 2 related news

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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New treatment to improve COPD patients

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New treatment to improve COPD patients

Vietnamese doctors have applied new treatment called ‘endoscopic lung volume reduction’ - a minimally invasive non-surgical procedure that involves the insertion of ‘endobronchial valves’- which can significantly improve lung function measures and quality of life for patients with emphysema and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) .

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U.S. nurse quarantined over Ebola calls treatment 'frenzy of disorganization'

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Báo Thanh Niên English 6 day(s) ago 2 related news

Illinois joined New York and New Jersey in imposing mandatory quarantines for people arriving with a risk of having contracted Ebola in West Africa, but the first person isolated under the new rules, a nurse returning from Sierra Leone, called her treatment a "frenzy of disorganization."

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