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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Dengue fever vaccine expected in Vietnam

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Dengue fever vaccine expected in Vietnam

Vietnam is expected to generalize the first-ever vaccine for the mosquito-borne disease dengue fever, after the completion of its experimental phase, according to the local drug administration.

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Dengue fever vaccine expected in Vietnam

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Dengue fever vaccine expected in Vietnam

Vietnam is expected to generalize the first-ever vaccine for the mosquito-borne disease dengue fever, after the completion of its experimental phase, according to the local drug administration.

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Vietnam responses to animal health and zoonoses

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Vietnam responses to animal health and zoonoses

The government has approved the draft content of an agreement on establishing an ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Animal Health and Zoonoses (ACCAHZ) in Vietnam. A zoonosis is an infectious disease of an animal that can be transmitted to human beings.

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Experts warn complacency on Ebola may leave vaccine work unfinished

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Experts warn complacency on Ebola may leave vaccine work unfinished

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the Ebola emergency over, but action is still needed to fully develop effective vaccines and prepare the world for future outbreaks, experts said on Thursday.

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Vietnamese man gets earpick stuck in ear during earwax removal

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Vietnamese man gets earpick stuck in ear during earwax removal

After going to the barber for earwax removal, a Ho Chi Minh City man ended up with the earpick stuck inside his malleus.

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Speeding up construction of hospital: Secretary Thang

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Mr.Dinh La Thang, Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee and member of Vietnam's Politburo and Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien yesterday liaised with several hospitals in Ho Chi Minh City on building some facilities.

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Scientists find Zika increases risk of rare neurological illness

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Scientists find Zika increases risk of rare neurological illness

French scientists say they have proved a link between the Zika virus and a nerve syndrome called Guillain-Barre, suggesting countries hit by the Zika epidemic will see a rise in cases of the serious neurological condition.

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WHO says extremely alarmed by Zika, could reach 4 million cases

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WHO says extremely alarmed by Zika, could reach 4 million cases

GENEVA, Jan 28 – The World Health Organization (WHO) expects the Zika virus, which is spreading through the Americas, to affect between three million and four million people, a disease expert said on Thursday.

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Global health body under pressure to stop Zika virus

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Global health body under pressure to stop Zika virus

The World Health Organization will hold a special session on Thursday on the Zika virus as the U.N. agency comes under pressure for quick action against the infection linked to thousands of birth defects in Brazil that is spreading through Latin America and the Caribbean.

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U.S. boosts study of Zika, birth defect link, as virus seen spreading

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U.S. boosts study of Zika, birth defect link, as virus seen spreading

U.S. health officials are stepping up efforts to study the link between Zika virus infections and birth defects in infants amid predictions for widespread circulation of the mosquito-borne virus within the United States during warmer months.

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HCM City prevents major infectious diseases

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HCM City prevents major infectious diseases

The southern city of Ho Chi Minh aims to control the number of infectious disease cases while increasing prevention and the capacity to fight disease in 2016.

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CDC issues guidelines for pregnant women during Zika outbreak

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CDC issues guidelines for pregnant women during Zika outbreak

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday issued guidelines for doctors caring for pregnant women who might have been exposed to Zika virus, a mosquito-borne infection that can cause brain damage in a developing fetus.

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62,000 cases of dengue fever recorded in Vietnam in Jan-Nov

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62,000 cases of dengue fever recorded in Vietnam in Jan-Nov

About 62,000 cases of dengue fever, a mosquito-borne tropical disease caused by the dengue virus, were recorded throughout Vietnam in the first 11 months of 2015, according to health officials.

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'More money needed' to beat TB, health agencies warn

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'More money needed' to beat TB, health agencies warn

More investment is needed to beat tuberculosis - the joint most deadly infectious disease in the world - a coalition of health agencies has said.

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