People who lack sleep are more likely to catch colds

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People who lack sleep are more likely to catch colds

People who do not get enough sleep are four times more likely than their well-rested counterparts to catch a cold, US researchers said Monday.

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Medical workers tested negative for HIV

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Test results of 19 medical workers being in risk of exposing HIV for saving patient are negative for HIV virus.

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'Major step' toward universal flu vaccine: studies

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'Major step' toward universal flu vaccine: studies

Scientists have taken a major step towards creating a vaccine that works against multiple strains of influenza, according to two studies published Monday in top journals.

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Ministry of Health to set up dengue fever inspection teams

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Ministry of Health to set up dengue fever inspection teams

VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Health will set up five inspection teams to monitor dengue fever conditions throughout the country because of the complicated situation caused by dengue outbreaks.

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Health declaration called off for travellers from RoK

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Health declaration called off for travellers from RoK

From this Saturday, passengers arriving from South Korea will no longer be required to report their health status at immigration, announced the Ministry of Health today.

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BKAV raises warning bells against Vietnam's internet security

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BKAV raises warning bells against Vietnam's internet security

An Internet virus security company has warned that scores of bogus Facebook pages and websites are being created each day, with millions of fake messages circulating on the system to steal money and information, and banks are not paying enough attention to Internet security.

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South Korea to replace health minister after MERS outbreak

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South Korea's president has decided to replace her health minister, officials said Tuesday, in the wake of criticism over the government's handling of the MERS virus outbreak that killed 36 people and infected nearly 200 others.

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South Korea replaces health minister criticised over MERS outbreak

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South Korea replaces health minister criticised over MERS outbreak

South Korean President Park Geun-hye removed her minister of health on Tuesday after criticism over the handling of an outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) which killed 36 people as it spread through hospitals.

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Vaccine success holds hope for end to deadly scourge of Ebola

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Vaccine success holds hope for end to deadly scourge of Ebola

The world is for the first time on the verge of being able to protect humans against Ebola, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday, as data from a trial in Guinea showed a vaccine was 100 percent effective.

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South Korea declares 'de facto end' to Mers virus

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South Korea declares 'de facto end' to Mers virus

South Korea's Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn has declared a "de facto end" to the outbreak of the Middle East Respiratory Virus (Mers).

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Liver cancer causes 22,000 deaths every year

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VGP – Over 20 million people are infected with hepatitis Bvirus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV), of which 8 million are living with hepatitis, cirrhosis and liver cancer, said Director of the Central Hospital for Tropical Diseases Nguyen Van Kinh.

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South Korea declares country effectively out of MERS danger

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South Korea declares country effectively out of MERS danger

South Korea declared on Tuesday it is effectively out of danger from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), more than two months after the first case was reported and began spreading in hospital settings to kill 36 people.

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Vietnam strives to reduce spread of hepatitis

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The Ministry of Health (MOH) has promulgated a plan on viral hepatitis prevention for the 2015-2019 period to reduce the spread of hepatitis viruses and improve community access to screening, treatment and care services, said Tran Dac Phu, Head of the MOH’s Preventive Health Department.

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Over 20 million Vietnamese people infecting with hepatitis B, C

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

The World Health Organization (WHO) announced at the the meeting held in Hanoi yesterday to mark the World Hepatitis Day ( on July 28) that over 20 million Vietnamese people infected with hepatitis B and C.

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Vietnam cop under preventative treatment after touching HIV-positive robber’s blood

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Vietnam cop under preventative treatment after touching HIV-positive robber’s blood

A police officer in Ho Chi Minh City has been put under preventative treatment for HIV after he touched the blood of a virus-infected thief he seized on Wednesday, local police reported.

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