Vietnam's 115-year-old woman dies in Ben Tre

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VietnamNet English 3 week(s) ago

Vietnam's 115-year-old woman dies in Ben Tre

A 115-year-old woman has died of natural causes in her native Ben Tre Province.

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Serena insists she will make Aussie Open

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

Serena insists she will make Aussie Open

The world number one retired due to soreness in her left knee during her singles match against Jarmila Wolfe.

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Vietnamese toddler dies after parents heat room with coal

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 month(s) ago

A 1-year-old baby died during his sleep in the central province of Quang Nam after his family burned charcoal to heat their room the whole night.

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Vietnam sees 44,000 cases of hand-foot-mouth disease

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

The Ministry of Health has reported 44,000 cases of hand-foot-mouth disease nationwide this year, including five fatalities, all in the south.

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Vietnam worries about possible outbreak after Laos reports 11 diphtheria deaths

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Vietnam worries about possible outbreak after Laos reports 11 diphtheria deaths

Health officials are concerned that the diphtheria outbreaks in Laos can spread to Vietnam, saying remote areas along the border where vaccination coverage rates are not high are particularly vulnerable.

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Around 6 million people in Vietnam dogged by chronic kidney problems

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 month(s) ago

Around six million Vietnamese people, or nearly seven percent of the total population, have chronic kidney disease, according to Doctor Nguyen Bach, head of the kidney department of Thong Nhat Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Social News 23/10

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Social News 23/10

National fire brigades dispatch centre unveiled in Hanoi

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HCMC smog to hang for another month

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HCMC smog to hang for another month

The smog covering Ho Chi Minh City since early this month will continue until at least the end of November when Indonesia is expected to put out its forest fires, an expert has said.

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Onion farmers suffer eyes problems caused by poor hygiene

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Onion farmers suffer eyes problems caused by poor hygiene

Poor workplace hygiene and improper treatment are the leading to blindness and cornea inflammation among onion farmers in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang, according to the Health Ministry.

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Higher rate of blindness in ‘purple onion kingdom’ of Vietnam

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Higher rate of blindness in ‘purple onion kingdom’ of Vietnam

Poor workplace hygiene has been pointed to as a leading factor in causing the higher rate of blindness and cornea inflammation among farmers in Vinh Chau Town of Soc Trang Province in the Mekong Delta, which specializes in growing purple onions.

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Long nights in HCMC hospital hallways after disease outbreaks

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Long nights in HCMC hospital hallways after disease outbreaks

Sick children and their parents sleep in the hallway of a pediatric hospital in Ho Chi Minh City beside trash bins. It is a common scene at Children’s Hospitals No.1 and No.2, the leading pediatric in the city, as severe outbreaks of dengue fever, hand, food and mouth disease and respiratory inflammation took the number of inpatients to a record high of more than 2,000 each a day. Photos: Hai An/Zing

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'Good bacteria' key to stopping asthma

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VietnamNet English 4 month(s) ago

Being exposed to "good bacteria" early in life could prevent asthma developing, say Canadian scientists.

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Vaccine prices increase in Vietnam

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Vaccine prices increase in Vietnam

The prices of vaccines in Vietnam have recently surged by five to ten percent due to scarcity and foreign manufacturers hiking their quotes, according to the Hanoi Preventive Medicine Center.

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Vietnamese receives emergency surgery after swallowing toothpick

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Vietnamese receives emergency surgery after swallowing toothpick

Doctors in Ho Chi Minh City on Thursday successfully completed a procedure on a 57-year-old man to remove a toothpick stuck in his intestine and causing inflammation.

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Hanoi steps up JE prevention

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VOV News English 7 month(s) ago

The Hanoi Healthcare Department has asked healthcare facilities to strengthen preventive measures against Japanese Encephalitis (JE), according to officials.

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