Vietnam sees record number of HIV patients receiving ARV treatment

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Vietnam sees record number of HIV patients receiving ARV treatment

Up to 100,000 people living with HIV nationwide are currently being treated with antiretroviral (ARV) drug as a result of the on-going effective HIV/AIDS prevention and control programme in Vietnam, a Health Ministry official said in a conference on November 9.

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51 children hospitalized after bee attack at Hanoi primary school

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 month(s) ago

51 children hospitalized after bee attack at Hanoi primary school

Parents wait as their children are treated for bee stings at Bach Mai Hospital in Hanoi. Photo credit: Thanh Ha/ Tien Phong

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Patients insecure with province- and district-level hospitals in Vietnam: survey

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Patients insecure with province- and district-level hospitals in Vietnam: survey

A majority of patients in Vietnam only “feel secure” when they choose senior or “high-ranking” hospitals to be diagnosed or treated in despite the cost not being covered by health insurance.

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Water sources questioned after PepsiCo owns up

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VietnamNet English 3 month(s) ago

Under pressure from international public opinion about misleading marketing, PepsiCo has recently confirmed that water used in its Aquafina brand is treated tap water. Questions were then asked about the bottled water of Pepsi, Coca-Cola, and Nestle in Vietnam.

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Nobel-winning drug 'tackles malaria'

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Nobel-winning drug 'tackles malaria'

A parasitic-worm-killing drug, whose discovery won the Nobel prize, may also cut cases of malaria, say researchers.

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Over 200 people hospitalized after eating breads in Quang Binh

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SaiGon GP English 3 month(s) ago

Two hundred and twenty-two people in the north-central province of Quang Binh have been hospitalized from October 14 to 19 after eating breads bought from a local shop.

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Wild boar attacks 5 people in central Vietnam

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Wild boar attacks 5 people in central Vietnam

Quang Nam authorities are hunting for a wild boar that gored four people in the central province on Sunday.

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Earthquake hits northwest Argentina, kills 1; injuries reported

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A magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck northwest Argentina on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported, leaving at least one person dead, injuring several more and damaging homes, according to local media.

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Suspected food poisoning affects 48 workers

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Suspected food poisoning affects 48 workers

About 48 people were treated for symptoms of food poisoning after they ate bread bought from a local bakery in Dong Hoi City in the central Quang Binh Province.

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Teenager arrested for acid attack on ex-girlfriend in Ho Chi Minh City

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Teenager arrested for acid attack on ex-girlfriend in Ho Chi Minh City

The Ho Chi Minh City police have arrested an 18-year-old man for allegedly throwing acid on two young women, including his former girlfriend who had ended their relationship.

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Vietnamese man hospitalized after injecting silicone into penis

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Vietnamese man hospitalized after injecting silicone into penis

A 57-year-old man from southern Vietnam has recovered after doctors removed the silicone he injected into his penis one and a half years ago.

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British Ebola nurse now 'critically ill': Hospital

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British Ebola nurse now 'critically ill': Hospital

A British nurse who was successfully treated in January after contracting Ebola in Sierra Leone is now "critically ill" due to a resurgence of the virus, the hospital treating her said on Wednesday.

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Two complicated cases in critical health condition successfully handled

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Two complicated cases in critical health condition successfully handled

Doctors of Bach Mâi Hospitl in Hanoi have successfully treated two patients with serious complications, the hospital announced yesterday.

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Doctors talk heart disease in HCM City

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VOV News English 4 month(s) ago

More than 500 domestic and international physicians are attending the congress on New Trends in Management of Cardiovascular Diseases that opened on October 13 in HCM City.

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Pediatric hospitals overcrowded during flu season

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Pediatric hospitals overcrowded during flu season

Major pediatric hospitals in HCM City may have to enlist the support of district hospitals and send patients to other provinces because they cannot cope with the sharp rise in cases during the flu season.

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