Over 7,000 children catch measles in Vietnam; at least 111 die: report

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Over 7,000 children catch measles in Vietnam; at least 111 die: report

Over 7,000 children have contracted measles and at least 111 have died of the disease since it recurred in Vietnam late last year, much higher than reported by the Ministry of Health last week, a central hospital director announced Wednesday.

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Vietnamese pop stars to help save rhinos

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Vietnamese pop stars to help save rhinos

Two Vietnamese pop stars have been co-opted into South Africa's campaign to save the rhino so that they can help spread the message in East Asia where demand for rhino horn is huge.

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Authorities declare country bird flu-free, warn of foot-and-mouth epidemic

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Authorities declare country bird flu-free, warn of foot-and-mouth epidemic

VietNamNet Bridge - The Animal Health Department has reported that Vietnam is free from bird flu, with no new outbreaks detected in the last two weeks. However, foot-and-mouth disease has appeared in some locations.

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Measles causes over 100 child deaths in Vietnam, continues to spread

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Measles causes over 100 child deaths in Vietnam, continues to spread

A reported 108 children in Vietnam have died due to measles and measles-related illness since the beginning of this year, as the disease continues to spread.

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PM issues anti-measles telegram

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VGP - PM Nguyen Tan Dung on April 16 sent an important telegram asking ministries, agencies and localities to take tough new measures to combat the spread of measles and minimise fatalities.

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Prime Minister’s telegram to tackle measles

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Prime Minister’s telegram to tackle measles

(VOV) -On April 16 Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung sent an important telegram urging ministries, agencies and localities to take tough new measures to prevent the spread of measles and minimise fatalities.

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Vietnam ministry quadruples child mortality from measles to at least 108, epidemic declaration pending

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Vietnam ministry quadruples child mortality from measles to at least 108, epidemic declaration pending

At least 108 children have actually died of measles complications since the disease recurred in Vietnam late last year, not 25 as reported by the Ministry of Health last week, a senior health official said on Tuesday.

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25 children die of measles; Vietnam experts suggest declaring epidemic

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25 children die of measles; Vietnam experts suggest declaring epidemic

Twenty-five children have died of measles complications since it recurred in Vietnam late last year so many experts have recommended that the Ministry of Health declare the disease an epidemic.

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Blaze ravages HCM City garbage ground

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Blaze ravages HCM City garbage ground

A fire at the Go Cat Garbage Ground caused a large traffic jam on National Highway No 1A in Binh Tan District in HCM City on Monday evening.

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Nigerian bus station bombing kills 71 on edge of capital

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A morning rush hour bomb killed at least 71 people at a Nigerian bus station on the outskirts of the capital on Monday, raising concerns about the spread of an Islamist insurgency after the deadliest ever attack on Abuja.

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Nigeria bus station bombing kills 71 on edge of capital

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Nigeria bus station bombing kills 71 on edge of capital

A morning rush hour bomb killed at least 71 people at a Nigerian bus station on the outskirts of the capital on Monday, raising concerns about the spread of an Islamist insurgency after the deadliest ever attack on Abuja.

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Death toll from Chile forest fire rises to 16

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The death toll from the massive forest fire in Chile's port city of Valparaiso has risen to 16, while more than 500 houses destroyed and 10,000 people evacuated since the fire broke out Saturday in the hills surrounding Valparaiso, authorities said Sunday.

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'Heartbleed' bug a critical Internet illness

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'Heartbleed' bug a critical Internet illness

The "Heartbleed" flaw in Internet security is as critical as the name implies and wider spread than first believed.

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Measles kills at least 25 children in Vietnam

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Measles kills at least 25 children in Vietnam

(VOV) -Measles has spread quickly across the country and claimed 25 lives in the north since November 2013, according to the Ministry of Health (MoH).

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More than 300 vehicles burnt in Saigon parking lot fire

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More than 300 vehicles burnt in Saigon parking lot fire

VietNamNet Bridge – On Saturday afternoon, a raging fire with accompanying explosions in a parking lot on Ho Chi Minh City burned hundreds of motorbikes, bicycles and cars.

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