In Indonesia, an experiment with bacteria to tackle Zika

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In Indonesia, an experiment with bacteria to tackle Zika

A researcher sits in a laboratory in Indonesia, his arms extended over clear plastic boxes buzzing with mosquitoes: over the next 20 minutes, tiny bumps develop on his skin as the insects bite dozens of times.

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Indian firm says developing 'world's first Zika vaccine'

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Indian firm says developing 'world's first Zika vaccine'

Bharat Biotech says two vaccines had been in development for a year and were ready for pre-clinical testing in animals.

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Latin America seeks answers to Zika crisis

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Health officials from across Latin America are meeting in Uruguay, where they're trying to find ways to better coordinate their fight against the Zika virus.

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Takeda assembles team to evaluate Zika vaccine possibilities

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Takeda assembles team to evaluate Zika vaccine possibilities

Takeda Pharmaceutical Co., Asia’s largest drugmaker, has assembled an internal team to look into how it might contribute to vaccine efforts to combat the Zika virus, the mosquito-borne pathogen that is currently spreading through the Americas.

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World health officials mobilise emergency plans against Zika threat

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World health officials mobilise emergency plans against Zika threat

World health officials mobilised with emergency response plans and funding pleas on Tuesday as fears grow that the Zika virus, blamed for a surge in the number of brain-damaged babies, could spread globally and threaten the Summer Olympics.

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Brazil's Rousseff vows to win Zika 'war'

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Brazil's Rousseff vows to win Zika 'war'

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff vowed Friday to "win the war" against the Zika virus, but some experts criticized her government's response and warned the Olympics could fuel the disease's spread.

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Global health body under pressure to stop Zika virus

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Global health body under pressure to stop Zika virus

The World Health Organization will hold a special session on Thursday on the Zika virus as the U.N. agency comes under pressure for quick action against the infection linked to thousands of birth defects in Brazil that is spreading through Latin America and the Caribbean.

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More Zika virus reported in U.S. as researchers take fight to the mosquito

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Four people returning from travel abroad have tested positive in New York state for the Zika virus, the mosquito-borne virus linked to birth defects in Latin America, while researchers plan to deploy a modified male mosquito that could render the females infertile.

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Zika virus, a wolf in sheep's clothing

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Zika virus, a wolf in sheep's clothing

The world's latest health scare is a seemingly minor illness that carries a killer wrapped inside: Zika, the mosquito-borne virus sweeping Latin America, usually lasts less than a week, except when it derails a whole life.

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Vietnamese in Argentina celebrate Lunar New Year

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Vietnamese in Argentina celebrate Lunar New Year

Vietnamese expatriates in Argentina gathered at a meeting in Buenos Aires on January 23 to celebrate the Lunar New Year (Tet).

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Outgoing Indian Ambassador bids farewell

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Deputy Defence Minister Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh gave a reception in Hanoi on January 18 for outgoing Indian Ambassador to Vietnam Preeti Saran.

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Hue Festival 2016 shortened six days

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Hue Festival 2016 shortened six days

The 2016 Hue Festival under theme of Cultural Heritage with Integration and Development, the 710th anniversary of Thuan Hoa – Phu Xuan – Thua Thien Hue has been shortened from 10 to six days from April 29 to May 4, announced Deputy Chairman of the People’s Committee of Thua Thien- Hue Nguyen Dung.

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Viettel earns US$1.5 bil from overseas market in 2015

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Viettel earns US$1.5 bil from overseas market in 2015

(VOV) - Vietnam’s military-run telecoms group Viettel earned a revenue of US$1.5 billion from overseas markets this year. The group now boasts of ten foreign markets in Asia, America and Africa with a total population of 260 million.

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Amid flooding, Paraguay declares state of emergency

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

Tens of thousands of people near the capital of Paraguay have evacuated their homes after some of the worst flooding to hit Latin America's southern cone.

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Five dead, 150,000 evacuated in Latin America floods

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Five dead, 150,000 evacuated in Latin America floods

Flooding in parts of Latin America dampened Christmas eve celebrations on Thursday, leaving five people dead and driving almost 150,000 from their homes in Paraguay, Argentina and Uruguay.

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