IVAC succeeds in producing vaccine against H5N1 virus

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SaiGon GP English 3 day(s) ago

Institute of Vaccine and Medical Biologicals (IVAC) in the central province of Khanh Hoa yesterday announced its vaccine against H5N1 flu viruses is qualified after clinical tests.

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India's bidi workers suffer for 1,000-a-day habit

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India's bidi workers suffer for 1,000-a-day habit

Zainab Begum Alvi and her band of young helpers hunch over baskets filled with tobacco flakes and dried leaves, trying to roll a thousand dirt-cheap cigarettes a day at the behest of India's powerful bidi barons.

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Hai Phong reports first A/H1N1 case

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago 1 related news

The Hai Phong City's health department on Thursday reported a serious case of avian influenza A/H1N1 at the Viet Tiep General Hospital, the first A/H1N1 case to be reported in the city in 2015.

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Haiphong reports first A/H1N1 case of 2015

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Haiphong reports first A/H1N1 case of 2015

The Haiphong health department on April 16 reported a serious case of avian influenza A/H1N1 at the Viet Tiep General Hospital.

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Hai Phong reports first A/H1N1 case of 2015

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago 1 related news

The Hai Phong health department yesterday reported a serious case of avian influenza A/H1N1 at the Viet Tiep General Hospital.

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Hospitals see increase in child respiratory illnesses

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 week(s) ago

Hospitals see increase in child respiratory illnesses

There has been a sharp increase in the number of children being admitted to hospitals in Hanoi suffering respiratory illnesses due to adverse weather conditions and air pollution.

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3-year-old's sudden death raises questions about hospital's role

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

3-year-old's sudden death raises questions about hospital's role

A three-year-old boy died suddenly in central Ha Tinh Province's Loc Ha District after he was given an injection at the General Hospital last night, hospital Director Vo Viet Quang confirmed.

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Schools put on disease alert

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Schools in HCM City must carry out stronger measures to prevent the spread of contagious diseases, the head of the city's Preventive Health Centre told a meeting in HCM City on Wednesday.

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Feeling the heat

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

Feeling the heat

Children are treated at HCM City's Nhi Dong 1 Hospital. Hot weather in the south over the last few days has caused an increase of children suffering from respiratory diseases.

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Vietnam hospitals discharge patients early to alleviate overcrowding

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Vietnam hospitals discharge patients early to alleviate overcrowding

State-owned hospitals in Vietnam have come up with a surprising idea to deliver their promise to stop bed-sharing among in-patients: either arranging more beds along the corridors or discharging patients early.

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More people hospitalize due to heat-related illness

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SaiGon GP English 3 week(s) ago

As Ho Chi Minh City is being struck with hot temperature, the summer months can spell trouble for some older adults with respiratory and digestive ailments. As outdoor temperatures rise, so does the risk of landing in hospitals.

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Doctors urge correct use of medicines

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Doctors urge correct use of medicines

The healthcare community, including medical staff and patients, should choose antibiotics more carefully, paying attention to the safety, origin and quality of medicines and avoiding overuse, doctors said at the 9th Asian Respiratory Tract Infections forum held in HCM City last weekend.

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Rainy weather spreads illness, sends more infants to hospitals

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

Rainy weather spreads illness, sends more infants to hospitals

The wet weather currently blanketing the country was making it easier for bacteria to spread, resulting in an increase of respiratory and digestive diseases, and chicken-pox among children in both northern and southern areas, according to doctors.

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GE Healthcare goes beyond traditional ventilation solutions

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago

In an effort to help improve patient safety in Intensive Care Medicine, GE Healthcare, the healthcare business of the General Electric Company on March 9 introduced its new CARESCAPE R860 - an Intuitive Critical Care ventilator which uses advanced lung protection tools and an innovative user interface.

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Rainy weather spreads illness, sends more infants to hospitals

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago 2 related news

The wet weather currently blanketing the country was making it easier for bacteria to spread, resulting in an increase of respiratory and digestive diseases, and chicken-pox among children in both northern and southern areas, according to doctors.

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