Dengue fever on rise in Ho Chi Minh City

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Dengue fever on rise in Ho Chi Minh City

Instances of dengue fever, a mosquito-borne tropical disease caused by the dengue virus, have risen in Ho Chi Minh City since June, which saw nearly 90 more patients than May, health authorities said.

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US pledges to support Vietnam to combat anti-microbial resistance

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VietnamNet English 5 day(s) ago

VietNamNet Bridge - US Ambassador Ted Osius on Wednesday pledged US support to combat anti-microbial resistance (AMR) in Vietnam at a gathering of the Vietnamese Ministers of Health, Agriculture and Rural Development, Industry and Trade, and Natural Resources and Environment, the Ambassador of the United Kingdom and international partners.

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Superspreaders spawn Korea MERS outbreak that kills one in five

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Superspreaders spawn Korea MERS outbreak that kills one in five

South Korea’s MERS outbreak was fanned by three “superspreaders” and followed a pattern of transmission similar to the SARS epidemic more than a decade ago, researchers in Hong Kong found.

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PM asks for preparedness against MERS-CoV

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Báo điện tử CP English 1 month(s) ago

VGP - The PM has asked for pro-active measures aganst the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV), which is developing dangerously with high mortality rate.

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Newton Fund Vietnam: Opportunities for collaborative health research

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VOV News English 3 week(s) ago

Newton Fund Vietnam: Opportunities for collaborative health research

(VOV) - Researchers from Vietnam and the UK can access opportunities to carry out collaborative research projects on infectious diseases in Vietnam.

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Transparency, teamwork key to beating deadly MERS outbreak

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago

Transparency, teamwork key to beating deadly MERS outbreak

The Republic of Korea (RoK) risks a long battle with MERS unless it is transparent, works with international virus-hunters and avoids mistakes made by Saudi Arabia, where the killer disease took hold after emerging in 2012.

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Check on building too close to rivers

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

The Government stipulated how far from river banks people can build in a decree issued on Wednesday.

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UK's Cameron close to majority after election: exit poll

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UK's Cameron close to majority after election: exit poll

British Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives are on course to win the most seats after the national election, an exit poll says, but not an outright majority.

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Weedkiller likely cause of Nigeria 'mystery disease': WHO

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Weedkiller likely cause of Nigeria 'mystery disease': WHO

Pesticide poisoning was the likely cause of the mysterious deaths of at least 18 people in a southwestern Nigerian town earlier this week, the World Health Organization said Sunday.

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Vietnam, UK bolster cooperation in infectious disease research

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VietnamPlus English 2 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Vietnamese and British scientists discussed joint research on infectious diseases when meeting at a workshop on cooperation between Vietnam and the UK on the diseases held in Hanoi on April 14.

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Vietnam-US to partner on global health security

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VietnamNet English 4 month(s) ago 3 related news

VietNamNet Bridge - The US Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched the Emerging Pandemic Threats 2 (EPT-2) program to support efforts in Vietnam to better prevent, detect, and respond to infectious disease threats.

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US, Vietnam cooperate in combating infectious diseases

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US, Vietnam cooperate in combating infectious diseases

The emerging pandemic threats 2 (EPT-2) program to support efforts in Vietnam to better prevent, detect, and respond to infectious disease threats was launched on March 10th by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

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USAID helps Vietnam prevent emerging contagious diseases

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USAID helps Vietnam prevent emerging contagious diseases

The US Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched its Emerging Pandemic Threats 2 (EPT-2) Programme in support for Vietnam’s efforts to prevent, detect and respond to infectious disease threats.

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Centres to tackle threat of flu virus

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VietNam News English 4 month(s) ago

A national system to monitor influenza has been set up by the Ministry of Health (MoH) together with two nfluenza centres in Ha Noi and HCM City.

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Dengue fever spreads to 38 localities in Vietnam, killing 3

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Dengue fever spreads to 38 localities in Vietnam, killing 3

Dengue fever, a mosquito-borne tropical disease caused by the dengue virus, has affected over 5,200 patients so far this year in 38 provinces and cities in Vietnam and killed three of them, according to the Ministry of Health.

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