Man misdiagnosed with HIV for 19 years

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Man misdiagnosed with HIV for 19 years

A man in Binh Thuan Province has requested the provincial health sector to issue a public apology and provide compensation after a mistaken diagnosis for HIV/AIDS 19 years ago. During the time, he has had to live with discriminations.

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Ministry warns of seasonal flu

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Ministry warns of seasonal flu

The Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health yesterday warned people of seasonal flu prevention.

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Growing number of elderly, healthcare insufficient

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Growing number of elderly, healthcare insufficient

Elderly Vietnamese people usually postpone regular health check-ups and medical treatment even though on average, they suffer from as many as seven diseases and conditions, said Director of National Hospital of Geriatrics, Phạm Thắng.

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Quang Ninh: Lightning kills two, injures four

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Quang Ninh: Lightning kills two, injures four

Fatal lightning killed two and injured four people who were travelling by road in Minh Thanh ward, Quang Yen town in the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh on June 9, reported the provincial healthcare station.

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Experts warn outbreaks of dengue fever in Mekong delta

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Experts warn outbreaks of dengue fever in Mekong delta

Director of the Department of Preventive Medicine in Mekong delta city of Can Tho Dr. Huynh Minh Truc yesterday said that there has been an increase in dengue fever cases.

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Parents should be aware of dangerous disease in hot weather: Ministry

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Parents should be aware of dangerous disease in hot weather: Ministry

Hot weather is conducive for outbreaks of dangerous contagious diseases including diarrhea, pink eye, hand-foot-mouth and dengue fever among kids, said the Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health as these diseases are on upward trend.

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One death from Meningococcal meningitis reported in HCMC

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The Ho Chi Minh City Preventive Medicine Department yesterday announced the first death caused by Meningococcal meningitis.

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Baby dies of bacterial meningitis in Ho Chi Minh City

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A five-month-old child died in Ho Chi Minh City late last month, the first victim of bacterial meningitis in the city this year.

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Dangerous virus found in encephalitis outbreak in northern province

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Dangerous virus found in encephalitis outbreak in northern province

Medical experts from the Ministry of Health have found virus Coxsackie through testing residents in the northern province of Cao Bang’s Quang Lam Commune in Bao Lam District.

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Encephalitis outbreak feared after 7 infant deaths in northern Vietnam

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Encephalitis outbreak feared after 7 infant deaths in northern Vietnam

At least seven babies in the mountainous province of Cao Bang died the past five weeks possibly due to viral encephalitis, raising concerns about an outbreak.

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Healthcare festival benefits children in city

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Healthcare festival benefits children in city

A healthcare festival will take place in two days May 28 and 29 in September 23rd Park in Ho Chi Minh City, benefitting kids.

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Nearly 2 million kids vaccinated against Japanese encephalitis in NEIP

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Nearly 2 million kids vaccinated against Japanese encephalitis in NEIP

The Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health yesterday said that since 2015 vaccine against Japanese encephalitis has been officially included into the National Expanded Immunization Program (NEIP) and is vaccinated monthly.

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Health Ministry denies rumor of vaccination at home

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Because there has been a rumor that five-in-one vaccine Pentaxim was injected at homes, the Department of Health has sent urgent document to medical units, claiming that no medical clinic or a person was allowed to administer vaccine at homes, said Director of the Department of Preventive Medicine Dr. Nguyen Nhat Cam on May 20.

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Health experts warn of possible entrance of yellow fever into country

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The Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health yesterday warned a possible entrance of Yellow Fever (YF), an acute viral hemorrhagic disease transmitted by infected mosquitoes into Vietnam.

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HCM City: No Zika virus found after city-linked RoK case reported

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HCM City: No Zika virus found after city-linked RoK case reported

No case suspected of carrying Zika virus has been detected in District 7, HCM City, since a Republic of Korea (RoK) woman was found with Zika virus on her return home from the city.

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