Wolbachia-carrying mosquitoes to be released to curb dengue in Nha Trang

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 8 month(s) ago

The Vietnamese Ministry of Heath has given the go-ahead for a plan to release over one million mosquitoes carrying the bacterium Wolbachia in Nha Trang City to establish a stable population of the dengue-neutralizing insects.

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Vietnam among countries with medium cancer rate

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Báo Dân Trí English 8 month(s) ago

Vietnam is among countries with an average cancer rate, stated Prof. Dr. Tran Thanh Huong from the National Institute for Cancer Prevention and Control on January 17.

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Guinea trial shows 'historic' success for Ebola vaccine

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 9 month(s) ago

A vaccine developed by Merck is the first shown to be highly effective in preventing human infection with Ebola, according to final results from a clinical trial.

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Dengue, Zika virus infections escalates in HCMC

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SaiGon GP English 9 month(s) ago

Dengue fever and diseases caused by Zika virus are escalating in these days in Ho Chi Minh City with 19,021 cases of dengue and 130 Zika infections.

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HCM City sees rise in mother-to-child HIV transmission

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Báo Dân Trí English 10 month(s) ago

Many hospitals in HCM City have detected more children who are infected HIV from their mothers.

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Fauci: $33 million needed now for Zika vaccine research

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Báo Thanh Niên English 14 month(s) ago

Infectious disease specialist Dr. Anthony Fauci says he must get $33 million dollars "within the next days, weeks" in order to move forward with trials of a Zika vaccine.

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In Florida Zika probe, federal scientists kept at arm's length

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In Florida Zika probe, federal scientists kept at arm's length

The state of Florida, the first to report the arrival of Zika in the continental United States, has yet to invite a dedicated team of the federal government's disease hunters to assist with the investigation on the ground, health officials told Reuters.

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Infectious disease control project renewed

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Báo điện tử CP English 15 month(s) ago

VGP - PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc has recently decided to renew the second phase of the Greater Mekong Subregion Communicable Disease Control Project (GMS-CDC), financed by the Asian Development Bank, until June 30, 2017.

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Parents should be aware of dangerous disease in hot weather: Ministry

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Parents should be aware of dangerous disease in hot weather: Ministry

Hot weather is conducive for outbreaks of dangerous contagious diseases including diarrhea, pink eye, hand-foot-mouth and dengue fever among kids, said the Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health as these diseases are on upward trend.

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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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Báo Thanh Niên English 19 month(s) ago

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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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 19 month(s) ago

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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