Japanese encephalitis kills ten children in Son La

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Japanese encephalitis, commonly known as "brain inflammation", has claimed the lives of 10 children in the northern mountainous province of Son La, revealed Director of the provincial Health Department Lau Say Chu.

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Around 4 million Vietnamese people suffer hepatitis C

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There are around 4-5 million Vietnamese people (or 6 percent of the whole population) infecting with hepatitis C.

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Vietnam among 9 Western Pacific countries suffering most from viral hepatitis: experts

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Vietnam among 9 Western Pacific countries suffering most from viral hepatitis: experts

Vietnam is among nine countries in the Western Pacific region that face the most serious threat of viral hepatitis, a “silent” disease that causes a severe impact on public health, experts said at a meeting in south-central Vietnam last weekend.

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Vietnam among 9 Western Pacific countries suffering most from viral hepatitis: experts

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Vietnam among 9 Western Pacific countries suffering most from viral hepatitis: experts

Vietnam is among nine countries in the Western Pacific region that face the most serious threat of viral hepatitis, a “silent” disease that causes a severe impact on public health, experts said at a meeting in south-central Vietnam last weekend.

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People gamble health to augment their bodies

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People gamble health to augment their bodies

Many people have been hospitalised after trying various home methods of augmenting their genitals.

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JE spreads in northern Vietnam; HFMD on rise in southern region

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JE spreads in northern Vietnam; HFMD on rise in southern region

The number of Japanese Encephalitis (JE) cases has increased sharply in northern Vietnam this month, while the hand, food and mouth disease (HFMD) is also on the rise in the country’s southern region, health authorities reported.

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Encephalitis in Vietnam rises amid vaccine boycott

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Doctors in the capital city of Hanoi warned parents against neglecting the Japanese encephalitis vaccine after finding that cases surged more than three-fold in the first half of the year.

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Vietnamese HFMD vaccine passes animal trials

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Vietnamese HFMD vaccine passes animal trials

Babies being treated for hand, foot and mouth disease at the Children's Hospital No.1, Ho Chi Minh City. Photo courtesy of Vietnam government website

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Red wine health benefits 'overhyped'

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Red wine health benefits 'overhyped'

Red wine may not be as good for you as hoped, say scientists who have studied the drink's ingredient that is purported to confer good health.

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Young man with acute nerve inflammation in desperate fight for survival

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Young man with acute nerve inflammation in desperate fight for survival

A poor 20-year-old man from Hau Giang Province may have little chance of surviving his illness caused by acute inflammatory neuropathy due to economic difficulties.

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Vietnam minister calls for calm in face of 8,500 measles cases, 114 fatalities

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Vietnam minister calls for calm in face of 8,500 measles cases, 114 fatalities

A father from Hung Yen Province carries the remains of his 9-month-old baby home after it succumbed to measles. The child died at the Central Pediatrics Hospital in Hanoi on April 16

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Hospitals report 108 kids dead from measles, health ministry guesses fewer

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Hospitals report 108 kids dead from measles, health ministry guesses fewer

Two children share a bed at the Central Pediatrics Hospital in Hanoi as they receive emergency care for severe measles complications. Photo courtesy of Tuoi Tre

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Mini-battery in boy’s nose for five years

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Mini-battery in boy’s nose for five years

VietNamNet Bridge – While playing with friends, a boy in the central city of Quang Ngai accidentally got a mini-battery shoved up his nose. It remained there for over five years without being detected by doctors.

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Breakfast @ Tuoitrenews – Apr 8

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Breakfast @ Tuoitrenews – Apr 8

A summary of some of the leading news stories published Tuesday (April 08) in Tuoi Tre newspaper:

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Chinese gold tone jewelry found toxic: tester

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Chinese gold tone jewelry found toxic: tester

Samples of three types of Chinese-made gold tone necklaces seized from three jewelry stores in Ho Chi Minh City last month have been found to contain toxic chemicals that can have negative health effects on consumers, the city’s Market Management Agency announced Friday.

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