Medical experts want Rio Olympics delayed or moved due to Zika

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Medical experts want Rio Olympics delayed or moved due to Zika

LONDON/WASHINGTON, May 27 -- More than 100 medical experts, academia and scientists on Friday have called for the Rio Olympic Games to be postponed or moved because of fears that the event could speed up the spread of the Zika virus around the world.

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Vietnam urges donors to stay supportive to prevent HIV spread

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Vietnam urges donors to stay supportive to prevent HIV spread

Vietnam is asking international organizations to maintain their support for HIV treatment and prevention in the country to prevent an increase in infections after some success.

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Zika crisis fuelled by 'massive' mosquito control failures: WHO

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Zika crisis fuelled by 'massive' mosquito control failures: WHO

The spiralling crisis surrounding the Zika virus is the result of decades of policy failures on mosquito control and poor access to family planning services, the World Health Organization said Monday.

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U.S. House approves $622 million to combat Zika virus

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U.S. House approves $622 million to combat Zika virus

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill on Wednesday to provide $622.1 million to control the spread of the Zika virus, far below President Barack Obama's request and lower than Senate legislation.

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Pollution, poisonous gas kill fish in Nhieu Loc-Thi Nghe canal

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Pollution, poisonous gas kill fish in Nhieu Loc-Thi Nghe canal

A total of 14 tons of fish including tilapia and carp died in Nhieu Loc-Thi Nghe Canal as of 5 p.m. on May 17 because of organic contamination and poisonous gas released from the first rain of the rainy season this year in Ho Chi Minh City, said director of the Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Phuoc Trung.

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Oil pushes toward US$50 as wildfires spread in Canada

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Oil pushes toward US$50 as wildfires spread in Canada

The price of oil pushed toward US$50 a barrel on Tuesday as wildfires spread in Canada's oil sands region forcing thousands more to evacuate.

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Efforts made to preserve 'Then' singing

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Efforts made to preserve 'Then' singing

Thanks to the teaching efforts made by veteran artisans and effective operation of clubs, Then singing has become wide spread in every corner of the daily life as well as in the cultural and spiritual practices of people in Na Hang district, Tuyen Quang province.

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Flame destroys cars in garage in HCMC

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A flame yesterday broke out damaged at least three cars and several pieces of machinery at Tam Tien Garage in Ho Chi Minh City’s Tan Binh District.

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Vietnam steps up Zika surveillance after Korean visitor infected

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Vietnam steps up Zika surveillance after Korean visitor infected

The Ministry of Health has beefed up surveillance to prevent a possible Zika outbreak in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 7, where a South Korean had stayed for 20 days and was diagnosed with the virus when she returned home.

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Two dead, 88 injured in downtown Cairo fire

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Two dead, 88 injured in downtown Cairo fire

Two people died and 88 others including firefighters were injured on Monday when a fire spread quickly through a commercial area in downtown Cairo, Egyptian officials said.

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Heat wave unabated in southern region

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According to the National Hydro Meteorological Forecasting Center, the wide spread hot and muggy condition will continue in the southern region but stop in parts of the central regions from today.

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Big crocodile captured in southern Vietnam, a fortnight after escape

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Big crocodile captured in southern Vietnam, a fortnight after escape

Local authorities in the southern province of Long An were finally able to capture an escaping crocodile on Monday, after the large reptile has spread fears among locals for two weeks.

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Da Nang launches Seafood Week to reassure no mass fish deaths

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Da Nang launches Seafood Week to reassure no mass fish deaths

The Da Nang Seafood Week began Sunday as local authorities rejected allegations that the mysterious mass fish deaths in several central provinces has spread to the city.

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Da Nang assures coastal waters safe amid ongoing fish-death crisis

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Da Nang assures coastal waters safe amid ongoing fish-death crisis

Amid concerns that whatever is killing fish en masse in several central provinces has spread to Da Nang, the city assured Thursday that tests found waters off its coast remain safe.

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Knowledge is essential-even when painful

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Knowledge is essential-even when painful

As the Korean wave continues to spread across Asia, its latest drama series Descendants of the Sun (Hau due mat troi) has gained popularity among young people in several Asian countries. The drama has recently fallen into controversy after a Vietnamese TV channel announced it would broadcast it.

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