Measles killing mass in Vietnam by hitting lungs, not brain

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Measles killing mass in Vietnam by hitting lungs, not brain

Families with their children suffering from measles at a hospital in Hanoi April 17. PHOTO: AFP

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CIHBT - a pioneer in stem cell transplants in Vietnam

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CIHBT - a pioneer in stem cell transplants in Vietnam

(VOV) - The Central Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion (CIHBT) has conducted 107 stem cell transplants since the first in June 2006, helping treat patients with deadly blood diseases.

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Many adults in HCM City hospitalized for measles

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Many adults in HCM City hospitalized for measles

The HCM City Hospital for Tropical Diseases on April 22 admitted 91 patients all of them are suspected cases of measles, including 40 adults.

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Many adults in HCM City hospitalized for measles

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Many adults in HCM City hospitalized for measles

(VOV) - The HCM City Hospital for Tropical Diseases on April 22 admitted 91 patients all of them are suspected cases of measles, including 40 adults.

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Vietnam sees vaccination rush as measles deaths hit 123

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Vietnam sees vaccination rush as measles deaths hit 123

People jostle for a measles shot at the Pasteur Institute in Ho Chi Minh City in the morning of April 21. PHOTO COURTESY OF TUOI TRE

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Hanoi conference tackles measles crisis

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Vaccination is the most effective way to prevent measles, Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Xuyen emphasised at a Hanoi conference on April 22 evaluating the ongoing outbreak of the disease.

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Measles cases continue to fall

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Measles cases continue to fall

A conference will be held on April 22 for 33 northern and northern central provinces being hit by measles to publicise the ministry’s updated guidelines on measles treatment issued on April 18.

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Vietnam doctors do successful heart surgery on 23-day-old baby

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Vietnam doctors do successful heart surgery on 23-day-old baby

Doctors at Pediatrics Hospital 1 in Ho Chi Minh City have successfully performed a surgery on a 23-day-old baby boy who suffered Tetralogy of Fallot, a congenital heart defect.

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Two more fatal cases of measles reported

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An additional 116 patients were infected with measles virus and two more died of the infectious disease on April 19, according to the Ministry of Health.

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Photos: Parents care for children with measles in Vietnam

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Photos: Parents care for children with measles in Vietnam

As the fatal measles epidemic shows no sign of stoppage, many parents have spent day and night with their children at hospitals in Hanoi, the area most heavily affected by the disease.

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Nation steps up fight to control measles outbreak

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Nation steps up fight to control measles outbreak

Some 186 new measles cases were reported over the weekend nationwide, according to the Ministry of Health, and more measures are being taken at all levels to combat the outbreak.

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Central hospitals see fewer new measles patients

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Central hospitals see fewer new measles patients

Central hospitals saw a slight decrease in the number of new measles patient on April 19, the Preventive Medicine Department under the Ministry of Health has reported.

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Institute studies measles epidemic

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Institute studies measles epidemic

The National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology will be conducting a study of the measles epidemic for the 2013-2014 period.

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Two more fatal cases of measles reported

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Two more fatal cases of measles reported

(VOV) - An additional 116 patients were infected with measles virus and two more died of the infectious disease on April 19, according to the Ministry of Health.

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Measles spreads to over 300 adults in Hanoi

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Over 300 adults were admitted into the Central Tropical Disease Hospital in Hanoi as of April 18.

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