People prevent Zika virus by avoiding mosquito bites: Ministry

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SaiGon GP English 2 day(s) ago

The Ministry of Health on Feb. 11th warned more people have Zika virus disease in the world, noting that no vaccine to prevent the virus hence people should avoid mosquitos and clean environment.

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Health problems increase in school-age children

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Health problems increase in school-age children

VietNamNet Bridge – Health problems, such as scoliosis, short-sightedness, obesity, dental diseases and mental disorders, among school-age children have become more rampant in Vietnam, according to the General Department of Preventive Medicine.

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Chinese medicine shops feel the pinch

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Báo Thanh Niên English 5 day(s) ago

Shops selling traditional medicines and foods in Hong Kong and Sydney say business from Chinese tourists is the poorest in years.

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Social News 9/2

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Social News 9/2

Government preparing for extreme weather conditions

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Second Pentaxim vaccination opens in Hanoi Preventive Medicine Center

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

Nguyen Nhat Cam, director of Hanoi Center of Preventive Medicine yesterday said that the center opened the second online registration of Pentaxim vaccine starting at 9AM.

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Vietnam steps up precautions after Thai second MERS case confirmed

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Vietnam steps up precautions after Thai second MERS case confirmed

Vietnam has instructed major healthcare establishments nationwide to step up precautionary measures against the spread of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) after the second case was confirmed in Thailand on January 23.

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Zika virus to spread across Vietnam

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 week(s) ago

Zika virus to spread across Vietnam

The Vietnam General Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health anticipates that the Zika virus will spread across the nation— though no cases have been reported to date.

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OI children receive free treatment

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SaiGon GP English 2 week(s) ago

Sai Gon Giai Phong newspaper continued encouraging enterprises and benefactors to contribute VND50 million (US$2,236) for treating children suffering Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI), also known as brittle bone disease or Lobstein syndrome, a congenital bone disorder characterized by brittle bones that are prone to fracture (Wikipedia)

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Vaccination rate amongst kids in HCMC rather low

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SaiGon GP English 3 week(s) ago

The Department of Preventive Medicine in Ho Chi Minh City yesterday said that the rate of vaccination for kids at 18 months is low.

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Ministry of Health continues tests of new polio vaccine

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SaiGon GP English 3 week(s) ago

The Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health yesterday said that after a clinical trial of an experimental polio vaccine on 60 healthy adults to assess its safety, the Center for Research and Production of vaccine and Biologicals started to inject it on kids in 10 communes in the northern province of Phu Tho’s Thanh Son District.

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Vietnam records no case of Zika virus fever

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news 1 related news

Vietnam records no case of Zika virus fever

Vietnam has no case of Zika fever so far, but there is a high risk that the virus may enter and spread in the country, as it has been recorded in several other Southeast Asian nations, the Preventive Medicine Department said on January 12.

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Hanoi police seize hundreds of expired medicines

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Hanoi police seize hundreds of expired medicines

A pharmacy chain in Hanoi has been putting new expiry dates on old medicine, authorities said.

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Dog remains found at house of Vietnamese man selling ‘wildlife’ products

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Dog remains found at house of Vietnamese man selling ‘wildlife’ products

Police in the north-central Vietnamese province of Nghe An have carried out a search at the house of a man who publicly claimed to sell products made from wild animals and found teeth and bones from dogs.

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Aid trucks enter starvation-hit Syria town

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Aid trucks enter starvation-hit Syria town

The first trucks carrying desperately needed aid entered the besieged Syrian town of Madaya on Monday, where more than two dozen people are reported to have starved to death.

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IT important to improve worker competitiveness

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago

IT important to improve worker competitiveness

Vietnamese firms should apply information and technology (IT) to improve labour productivity and competitiveness, Nguyen Truong Thang, Director of the Institute of Information Technology, Vietnamese Academy of Science and Technology, said.

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