Ebola outbreak: Liberia medics defy 'danger money' strike call

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Ebola outbreak: Liberia medics defy 'danger money' strike call

Nurses and medical assistants fighting the Ebola outbreak in Liberia have largely ignored a call to strike over danger money and conditions.

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Hold your nose, swallow: frozen fecal pill for diarrhea

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago

Hold your nose, swallow: frozen fecal pill for diarrhea

Frozen fecal matter that’s swallowed like a pill appears effective against a recurring and sometimes deadly bacterial infection that can cause devastating diarrhea, a study from Boston researchers found.

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Over 750,000 children vaccinated in national immunization campaign

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Over 750,000 children vaccinated in national immunization campaign

The Ministry of Health announced at a press conference on October 8 in Hanoi that more than 750,000 infants had been vaccinated in the free-of-charge immunization campaign targeting to administer vaccine to 20 million children nationwide.

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Hand, foot, mouth cases fill hospitals

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

When the mother of eight-month-old Le Hung Khai of Tien Giang Province noticed that her son had a high fever and mouth sores, she suspected the cause was hand, foot and mouth disease.

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PM calls for ASEAN’s closer ties to ensure universal health coverage

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PM calls for ASEAN’s closer ties to ensure universal health coverage

The PM has called for closer cooperation among ASEAN countries and between ASEAN and its partners in ensuring universal health coverage, particularly for vulnerable groups and people living in rural, mountainous and hard to reach areas.

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PM calls for ASEAN’s closer ties to ensure universal health coverage

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PM calls for ASEAN’s closer ties to ensure universal health coverage

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on September 18 called for closer cooperation among ASEAN member countries as well as between ASEAN and its partners in ensuring universal health coverage, particularly for vulnerable groups and people living in rural, mountainous and hard to reach areas.

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Mekong holds health summit

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Mekong holds health summit

Nearly 800 domestic and international doctors, researchers, medical managers and hospital leaders exchanged notes and shared experiences at the National Scientific Conference held yesterday in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta city of Can Tho.

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Vietnam leads the way in tackling HIV/AIDS in SEA

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Vietnam leads the way in tackling HIV/AIDS in SEA

Vietnam is considered a role model in the fight against HIV/AIDS in Southeast Asia , with the lowest rate of HIV infections, a senior official has said.

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Largest ever measles vaccination campaign to launch

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Largest ever measles vaccination campaign to launch

(VOV) -An estimated 23 million children between the ages of 1 and 14 will be vaccinated against measles and rubella following the launch of the largest-ever nationwide vaccination campaign on September 15.

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US missionary with Ebola showing signs of improvement, wife says

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The third U.S. medical missionary to become infected with the Ebola virus was showing signs of improvement Saturday at a Nebraska hospital but was still very ill, his wife said.

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Ebola: British man begins treatment in London hospital

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Ebola: British man begins treatment in London hospital

Doctors at a hospital in north-west London have begun treating a Briton who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone.

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VN commits to effective use of Mekong river water

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VGP – Viet Nam gives special priority to sustainable and effective use of the Mekong river water resources in the context of global climate change.

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American aid worker stricken with Ebola arrives in U.S. for treatment

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American aid worker stricken with Ebola arrives in U.S. for treatment

An American aid worker infected with the deadly Ebola virus while in Liberia arrived in the United States from West Africa on Saturday and walked into an Atlanta hospital, wearing a bio-hazard suit, for treatment in a special isolation unit.

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Ebola’s escape from Africa unlikely though not impossible

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Ebola’s escape from Africa unlikely though not impossible

Ebola, the killer of more than 670 people in four West African countries since February, has spread beyond Africa only once. That doesn’t mean it can’t happen now, infectious disease experts warn.

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Nigeria isolates hospital in Lagos as Obama briefed on Ebola outbreak

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 month(s) ago

The Nigerian city of Lagos shut and quarantined a hospital on Monday where a Liberian man died of the Ebola virus, the first recorded case of the highly-infectious disease in Africa's most populous country.

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