California wine country shaken by 6.0 quake, dozens hurt

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California wine country shaken by 6.0 quake, dozens hurt

Authorities in California's wine country north of San Francisco were scrambling late Sunday to reach damaged buildings and restore power in the town of Napa after a 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck before dawn, injuring more than 100 people.

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Ebola response of MSF and 'boiling frog' WHO under scrutiny

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Ebola response of MSF and 'boiling frog' WHO under scrutiny

A decade ago, scientists would have laughed at the idea of Ebola as a public health emergency of international concern. Today, they are shocked at the glaring gaps the deadly virus has exposed in the global response to the current outbreak.

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Natural disasters out of control

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Natural disasters out of control

Better forecasts and better emergency action was needed to mitigate the effects of climate change, said Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai.

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Charity golf tournament calls for peace in East Sea

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago 1 related news

The 15th Swing for Life golf tournament raising money for coast guard, fisheries surveillance forces and fishermen will be organized in Ho Chi Minh City on August 29.

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At least 18 dead in Japan landslide: report

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At least 18 people were killed and another 13 were still missing after a huge landslide engulfed homes in western Japan, reports said on Wednesday.

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Missouri Governor Nixon declares state of emergency

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Missouri Governor Jay Nixon declares a state of emergency and imposes a curfew in Ferguson after a week of racially charged protests over the shooting of an unarmed black teenager.

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US supports Vietnam’s Emergency Operations Centre

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US supports Vietnam’s Emergency Operations Centre

Vietnam’s Ministry of Health (MoH) on August 15 activated their Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) in Hanoi for a preparedness response to the current Ebola outbreak, with support from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO).

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Ebola "moving faster" than MSF can handle

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Ebola 'moving faster' than MSF can handle

The Ebola crisis in west Africa is outstripping the ability of aid organisations to stem the epidemic, the head of international medical charity MSF said, likening the situation to a war.

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U.S. CDC supports Vietnam’s emergency center over Ebola outbreak

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U.S. CDC supports Vietnam’s emergency center over Ebola outbreak

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S. CDC) has been assisting a recently-activated emergency operations center of Vietnam amid growing fear about the deadly Ebola outbreak, it was announced Friday.

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Efforts made to prevent new avian flu strain A/H5N6

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The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has issued an emergency dispatch asking cities and provinces nationwide to deploy measures to prevent the new avian flu virus A/H5N6.

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Baby born after pregnant woman killed by falling tree in Hong Kong

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Baby born after pregnant woman killed by falling tree in Hong Kong

Doctors conducted an emergency caesarian to deliver the baby of a pregnant woman who was killed by a falling tree in Hong Kong on Thursday (Aug 14).

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Hospital uses ECMO to save A/H1N1 flu patient

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The National Tropical Disease Hospital in Hanoi has treated a seriously infected A/H1N1 patient by using artificial heart and lung.

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Ministry trains health workers in Ebola preventive measures

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The Health Ministry organised in Hanoi on August 13 a training course on preventive measures against the deadly virus Ebola which is raging through West Africa for health workers in the north.

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Lao Cai donates rice to Chinese quake victims

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VOV News English 2 week(s) ago

(VOV) - The northern border province of Lao Cai on August 12 decided to provide 100 tonnes of rice as emergency aid to help earthquake-hit people in China’s Yunnan province overcome the consequences of the disaster.

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Bus hits overpass in Mekong Delta leaving three in comas

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Bus hits overpass in Mekong Delta leaving three in comas

A long distance bus traveling through the southern province of Bac Lieu on Saturday night rammed its upper deck into an overpass in Vinh Loi ward, sending dozens of passengers hurtling onto the surface of the road.

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