People prevent Zika virus by avoiding mosquito bites: Ministry

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The Ministry of Health on Feb. 11th warned more people have Zika virus disease in the world, noting that no vaccine to prevent the virus hence people should avoid mosquitos and clean environment.

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Brazil confirms third Zika-linked death

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Brazil confirms third Zika-linked death

Health authorities said on Thursday they have identified a third death in Brazil linked to the Zika virus, but it is not clear if the disease was the sole cause.

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WHO expects to set link between Zika and microcephaly in weeks, vaccine 18 months

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WHO expects to set link between Zika and microcephaly in weeks, vaccine 18 months

The World Health Organization (WHO) expects the suspected links between the Zika virus and two neurological disorders, microcephaly in babies and Guillain-Barre in adults, to be established within weeks, a senior WHO official said on Friday.

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Vietnam to use new polio vaccine in May

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Vietnam to use new polio vaccine in May

Vietnam will launch an bivalent oral polio vaccine (bOPV) to prevent polio viruses type 1 and 3, and add an injectable polio vaccine (IPV) for prevention of polio virus type 2 from May, according to the Ministry of Health.

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Image: Monkey Island to serve medical research

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Image: Monkey Island to serve medical research

VietNamNet Bridge - About 1,000 monkeys are being bred in a semi-wild environment on an island in Quang Ninh province to serve medical research and production of vaccines.

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Zika vaccine in the works: U.S. health official

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Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases says they are working on developing a Zika vaccine, but says it's unlikely it will be widely available for a few years.

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Guidance on diagnosis and treatment for Zika virus announced

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Guidance on diagnosis and treatment for Zika virus announced

The Ministry of Health (MoH) on February 5 issued guidance on diagnosis and treatment for the Zika virus.

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Guidance on diagnosis and treatment for Zika virus announced

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Guidance on diagnosis and treatment for Zika virus announced

The Ministry of Health (MoH) on February 5 issued guidance on diagnosis and treatment for the Zika virus.

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Indian firm says developing 'world's first Zika vaccine'

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Indian firm says developing 'world's first Zika vaccine'

Bharat Biotech says two vaccines had been in development for a year and were ready for pre-clinical testing in animals.

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Zika alarm rises after U.S. sex link, more Brazil birth defects

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Zika alarm rises after U.S. sex link, more Brazil birth defects

The World Health Organization voiced concern on Wednesday over the reported sexual transmission of the Zika virus in Texas amid worries that such infections could make efforts to combat the virus linked to severe birth defects in Brazil even tougher.

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Takeda assembles team to evaluate Zika vaccine possibilities

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Takeda assembles team to evaluate Zika vaccine possibilities

Takeda Pharmaceutical Co., Asia’s largest drugmaker, has assembled an internal team to look into how it might contribute to vaccine efforts to combat the Zika virus, the mosquito-borne pathogen that is currently spreading through the Americas.

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Second Pentaxim vaccination opens in Hanoi Preventive Medicine Center

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

Nguyen Nhat Cam, director of Hanoi Center of Preventive Medicine yesterday said that the center opened the second online registration of Pentaxim vaccine starting at 9AM.

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First U.S. Zika virus transmission reported, attributed to sex

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First U.S. Zika virus transmission reported, attributed to sex

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb 2 - The first known case of Zika virus transmission in the United States was reported in Texas on Tuesday by local health officials, who said it likely was contracted through sex and not a mosquito bite, a day after the World Health Organization declared an international public health emergency.

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Sanofi launches hunt for Zika vaccine as disease fears grow

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Sanofi launches hunt for Zika vaccine as disease fears grow

Sanofi has launched a project to develop a vaccine against the Zika virus in the most decisive commitment yet by a major vaccine producer to fight the disease linked to multiple birth defects in Brazil.

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