Nation steps up fight to control measles outbreak

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Nation steps up fight to control measles outbreak

Some 186 new measles cases were reported over the weekend nationwide, according to the Ministry of Health, and more measures are being taken at all levels to combat the outbreak.

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Central hospitals see fewer new measles patients

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Central hospitals see fewer new measles patients

Central hospitals saw a slight decrease in the number of new measles patient on April 19, the Preventive Medicine Department under the Ministry of Health has reported.

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Institute studies measles epidemic

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Institute studies measles epidemic

The National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology will be conducting a study of the measles epidemic for the 2013-2014 period.

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Vietnam ministry demands probe after newspaper exposés of sham dentists

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Vietnam ministry demands probe after newspaper exposes of sham dentists

The Vietnamese Ministry of Health’s Medical Examination and Treatment Department has ordered that the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Health investigate wrongdoing at municipal dental clinics that has been exposed by Tuoi Tre newspaper lately.

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Two more fatal cases of measles reported

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Two more fatal cases of measles reported

(VOV) - An additional 116 patients were infected with measles virus and two more died of the infectious disease on April 19, according to the Ministry of Health.

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New friendship bridge for Vietnam – Romania ties

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The Ho Chi Minh City chapter of the Vietnam – Romania Friendship Association convened its first congress on April 19, expecting to strengthen mutual understanding and diversify joint activities across trade, science-technology, and health care.

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Malaysia's inflation up 3.4 percent in Q1

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Malaysia 's inflation rate rose 3.4 percent in the first quarter of this year due to price hikes in almost all groups of essential goods.

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Trial of alleged ACB swindler postponed

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VGP - The Hanoi People’s Court on April 16 afternoon decided to postpone the trial of Nguyen Duc Kien, former Vice Chairman of the founding council of the Asia Commercial Bank (ACB), because one of his alleged eight accomplices was absent due to poor health.

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Parents rush to get babies vaccinated for measles

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Parents rush to get babies vaccinated for measles

Over the past several days, parents in Vietnam’s capital of Hanoi have hurriedly had their children vaccinated for measles, which has killed 116 children nationwide, of which a half was in the capital city. Meanwhile, the Hanoi health authorities have yet to declare measles an epidemic.

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Patients with measles quarantined in hospitals

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SaiGon GP English 2 day(s) ago 1 related news

The Ministry of Health ordered departments to set up separate sections for patients with measles in hospitals.

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WHO representative: Vietnam should consider measles as an emergency

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WHO representative: Vietnam should consider measles as an emergency

Dr. Takeshi Kasai, the WHO's Representative to Vietnam, said that health officials should consider the current outbreak of measles an emergency, as the number of fatalities continues to rise.

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Only way to fight measles: vaccination

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VietNam News English 2 day(s) ago 8 related news

Increasing the vaccination rate against measles was the only way to eliminate the disease, Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long told a press conference yesterday.

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Anti-measles inspection intensified

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VOV News English 2 day(s) ago 8 related news

The Health Ministry said on April 18 that it has set up five inspection teams to scrutinise measles treatment and prevention in the country’s two major cities of Hanoi and HCM City, with the aim to reduce fatalities.

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Bogus dentist diplomas sold for up to $2,850 each in Vietnam

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Bogus dentist diplomas sold for up to $2,850 each in Vietnam

Many self-claimed dentists in Ho Chi Minh City have been found using counterfeited diplomas that were forged so skillfully that even city health inspectors cannot believe them to be fake, a Tuoi Tre investigation has found.

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Hanoi takes urgent measures to control measles

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VietnamPlus English 3 day(s) ago 1 duplicate news 8 related news

Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen The Thao on April 18 urged the municipal authorities to take drastic measures to contain measles outbreak, which have so far killed 25 people, mostly under-10-year-old children.

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