Vaccination shipment to ease local shortages

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Vaccination shipment to ease local shortages

About 30,000 doses of "five-in-one" vaccine and 200,000 doses of "six-in-one" vaccine will be imported next month to use in the nation's immunisation programme, said Nguyen Tran Hien, director of the programme.

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Baby hospitalised with encephalitis

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VietNam News English 22 hour(s) ago

An 18-month-old girl from southern Tay Ninh province has been hospitalised with encephalitis.

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Vaccination shipment to ease local shortages

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VietNam News English 21 hour(s) ago 1 related news

About 30,000 doses of "five-in-one" vaccine and 200,000 doses of "six-in-one" vaccine will be imported next month to use in the nation's immunisation programme, said Nguyen Tran Hien, director of the programme.

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Double vaccines 'could hasten the end of polio'

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Double vaccines 'could hasten the end of polio'

Using both types of polio vaccine could speed up efforts to free the world of the disease, research suggests.

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WHO backs use of experimental Ebola drugs in West Africa

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WHO backs use of experimental Ebola drugs in West Africa

People infected in the West African Ebola outbreak can be offered untested drugs, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday, but the scarcity of supplies has raised questions about who gets priority access to treatment.

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Ebola crisis vastly underestimated, says WHO

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Ebola crisis vastly underestimated, says WHO

The scale of the Ebola outbreak appears to be "vastly underestimated", the UN's health agency says, as the death toll from the disease reaches 1,069.

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Ebola outbreak: Kenya at high risk, warns WHO

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Ebola outbreak: Kenya at high risk, warns WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) has classified Kenya as a "high-risk" country for the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.

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Experimental drugs in race to halt Ebola

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The World Health Organization has backed the use of experimental Ebola drugs in West Africa, as the deadly virus continues to spread in Nigeria. Joel Flynn asks what limited supplies of the vaccine could mean for further containment and how stretched health services can handle further spread.

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Canada sends experimental Ebola vaccine to west Africa

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Canada sends experimental Ebola vaccine to west Africa

Canada is sending up to 1,000 doses of an experimental Ebola vaccine to west Africa to help the WHO fight an epidemic, the health minister announced on Wednesday (Aug 13).

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Canada's Tekmira discussing its Ebola drug with WHO

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Canada's Tekmira discussing its Ebola drug with WHO

Canadian lab Tekmira is in contact with the World Health Organization and government agencies over the possible use of its experimental Ebola drug in West Africa, the company said Wednesday.

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Canadian government donates experimental Ebola vaccine to WHO

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Canadian government donates experimental Ebola vaccine to WHO

Canada’s government will donate doses of an experimental Ebola vaccine to the World Health Organization amid a global race to combat the virus that has killed more than a 1,000 people in West Africa.

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City acts on acute diarrhoea outbreak

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

The Department of Health in HCM City has urged preventive medicine centres in all districts to provide fresh water and standard toilets to prevent further outbreaks of acute diarrhoea.

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WHO calls ethics meeting over experimental Ebola drug

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The World Health Organisation said on Wednesday (Aug 6) it was convening an ethics meeting next week to explore the use of experimental treatment in the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

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Social News 4/8

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Hai Phong to give measles-rubella vaccine to 430,000 children

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Tightening veterinary medicine

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

Chairman of the Veterinary Medicine Producers' Association, Hoang Trieu, told Tin tuc (News) newspaper about legal loopholes in veterinary medicine management.

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