PM Dung demands all means to eliminate measles outbreaks

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PM Dung demands all means to eliminate measles outbreaks

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has demanded that agencies concerned must ensure enough workforce, medicines and equipment to eliminate the outbreaks of measles as soon as possible.

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Vietnam sees vaccination rush as measles deaths hit 123

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Vietnam sees vaccination rush as measles deaths hit 123

People jostle for a measles shot at the Pasteur Institute in Ho Chi Minh City in the morning of April 21. PHOTO COURTESY OF TUOI TRE

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Vaccine scare blamed on sensationalised coverage

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

Many mothers are taking to the internet to complain about the press's handling of the news about outbreaks of measles. In the last few weeks, they have posted their gripes on their Facebook pages and on websites such as www.webtretho.com and www.zeronews.us, among others.

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Avian Bird Flu controlled

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Avian Bird Flu controlled

A vet vaccinate poultry to prevent bird flu (Photo:SGGP)
Avian flu reduce dramatically as related agencies put a lot of effort into controlling the disease, said the Department of Animal Health, part of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

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City falls short of vaccinations target as measles cases rise

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

Five weeks after the implementation of a measles vaccine campaign, only 37,000 of the 95,000 children targeted have received the free vaccinations, as the number of cases increases at hospitals.

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Ebola outbreak 'most challenging' as Guinea deaths pass 100

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Ebola outbreak 'most challenging' as Guinea deaths pass 100

The number of people believed to have been killed by the Ebola virus in Guinea has passed 100, the UN World Health Organization says.

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Vietnam 2rd country to see infant deaths caused by switched shots

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Vietnam 2rd country to see infant deaths caused by switched shots

Vials of Esmeron, a muscle relaxant, and a hepatitis B vaccine. Nguyen Thi Thuan, a nurse at Huong Hoa District General Hospital in Quang Tri Province, mistakenly gave Esmeron shots to three newborns, leading to their deaths, on July 20, 2013.

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Accidental injections cause babies’ death last year: Vietnam police

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Accidental injections cause babies’ death last year: Vietnam police

Police in the central province of Quang Tri have concluded that a nurse’s accidental use of another vaccine caused three babies to die after reportedly being vaccinated against hepatitis B at a local hospital last year, a source told Tuoi Tre on Tuesday.

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Vietnam minister says switched shots caused 3 newborns' deaths

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Vietnam minister says switched shots caused 3 newborns' deaths

Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien (R) replies to a question at the National Assembly April 1. Photo courtesy of Tuoi Tre newspaper

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Widow wins top honour for vaccine research

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Widow wins top honour for vaccine research

VietNamNet Bridge – When Le Thi Luan, deputy director of the Ministry of Health's Centre for Research and Production of Vaccines and Biologicals, returned to work after taking two weeks off, her colleagues were silent. They did not know what to say.

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Police detain nurse involved in newborn deaths case

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Police detain nurse involved in newborn deaths case

The Quang Tri Police yesterday detained the nurse involved in the case of three newborn deaths in July last year.

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Vietnam nurse arrested for fatal vaccine injections

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Vietnam nurse arrested for fatal vaccine injections

The family of a newborn who died after being given a hepatitis B vaccine shot in Quang Tri Province mourns the death July 20, 2013 / File photo

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4th baby dies as Vietnam brings back controversial Quinvaxem

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4th baby dies as Vietnam brings back controversial Quinvaxem

A baby is vaccinated at Ho Chi Minh City's leading obstetrics hospital Tu Du. Photo courtesy of Dan Tri

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4th Vietnamese baby dies after vaccinated with Korea’s Quinvaxem

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4th Vietnamese baby dies after vaccinated with Korea’s Quinvaxem

A six-month old baby girl in the northern province of Bac Giang died on Thursday after being vaccinated with the “5-in-1” Quinvaxem vaccine. This death is the latest fatality following child vaccinations since the vaccine was used again last October after months of suspension.

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Breakfast @ Tuoitrenews – Mar 21

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Breakfast @ Tuoitrenews – Mar 21

Below are some of the main stories published in the Vietnamese press:

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