World Ebola fears grow, with Europe and Asia on alert

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World Ebola fears grow, with Europe and Asia on alert

Fears that the west African Ebola outbreak could spread to other continents grew on Wednesday (July 30) with European and Asian countries on alert and a leading medical charity warning the epidemic was out of control.

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Fears grow of Ebola spreading to Europe

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Fears grow of Ebola spreading to Europe

Fears that the west African Ebola outbreak could spread to Europe grew on Wednesday, with the EU allocating extra spending and a leading medical charity warning the epidemic was out of control.

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Ebola’s escape from Africa unlikely though not impossible

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Ebola’s escape from Africa unlikely though not impossible

Ebola, the killer of more than 670 people in four West African countries since February, has spread beyond Africa only once. That doesn’t mean it can’t happen now, infectious disease experts warn.

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Ebola outbreak: Liberia shuts most border points

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Ebola outbreak: Liberia shuts most border points

Most border crossings in Liberia have been closed and communities hit by an Ebola outbreak face quarantine to try to halt the spread of the virus.

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Nigeria isolates hospital in Lagos as Obama briefed on Ebola outbreak

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The Nigerian city of Lagos shut and quarantined a hospital on Monday where a Liberian man died of the Ebola virus, the first recorded case of the highly-infectious disease in Africa's most populous country.

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Around 4 million Vietnamese people suffer hepatitis C

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There are around 4-5 million Vietnamese people (or 6 percent of the whole population) infecting with hepatitis C.

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Ebola can spread like 'forest fire,' US warns

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VietNam News English 2 day(s) ago

The deadly Ebola virus can spread like a forest fire, US health authorities have said, urging travelers to West Africa to take extra precautions amid the largest outbreak in history.

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Meeting marks World Hepatitis Day

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Meeting marks World Hepatitis Day

A meeting was held in Ho Chi Minh City on July 28 in response to World Hepatitis Day, during which a representative from the World Health Organisation released statistics showing that 11 in every 100,000 Vietnamese people are infected with hepatitis virus - a “silent killer”.

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Hepatitis E found in donor blood; call for EU screening

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One in almost 3,000 blood donors in England carry the hepatitis E virus (HEV) which can cause liver disease, said a study on Monday that sparked a call for screening in Europe.

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Sierra Leone's chief Ebola doctor contracts the virus

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Sierra Leone's chief Ebola doctor contracts the virus

The head doctor fighting the deadly tropical virus Ebola in Sierra Leone has himself caught the disease, the government said.

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Monkey study dampens hopes for AIDS cure

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

The monkey version of HIV can take refuge from anti-AIDS drugs within days of entering the body, a study said on Sunday, dampening hopes for a human cure.

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Vietnam to start giving measles-rubella vaccination to 23m children in September

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Vietnam to start giving measles-rubella vaccination to 23m children in September

A campaign to vaccinate 23 million children aged 1 to 14 against measles and rubella will kick off in September at a cost of over US$36 million, the largest ever of its kind in Vietnam, the Ministry of Health has said.

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First dengue vaccine 'shows promise'

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First dengue vaccine 'shows promise'

Scientists say they have developed the world's first vaccine against dengue fever seen to work in large-scale trials.

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HIV re-emerges in 'cured' Mississippi girl

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HIV re-emerges in 'cured' Mississippi girl

A baby girl in the US born with HIV and believed cured after very early treatment has now been found to still harbour the virus.

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Summer to raise encephalitis risk

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

Despite a steady decrease in the number of encephalitis and Japanese encephalitis patients in recent years, the Ministry of Health has warned that summer temperatures could see a rebound in the number of cases, particularly in northern Viet Nam.

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