Quang Ngai destroys 12,000 A/H5N6 infected quails

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The central province of Quang Ngai’s steering committee for cattle and poultry disease prevention culled 12,000 A/H5N6 infected birds on December 18.

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Chinese villagers seek to banish HIV-infected boy - state media

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Chinese villagers seek to banish HIV-infected boy - state media

SHANGHAI - Authorities in a Chinese village have launched a "thought education" campaign after more than 200 villagers signed a petition to banish an eight-year-old boy infected with the HIV virus, state media said on Wednesday.

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Japan orders chicken cull after bird flu outbreak

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Japan orders chicken cull after bird flu outbreak

Japan on Tuesday ordered the slaughter of some 4,000 chickens after officials confirmed bird flu at a poultry farm in the southwest of the country.

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Mosquito-borne dengue targeted by antibody with hope for vaccine

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Mosquito-borne dengue targeted by antibody with hope for vaccine

Scientists have discovered new antibodies that neutralize viruses that cause dengue, potentially putting a universal vaccine within reach for a mosquito-borne illness that strikes an estimated 400 million people a year.

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Time names Ebola fighters as 'person' of 2014

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Time names Ebola fighters as 'person' of 2014

Time magazine on Wednesday named as its "Person of the Year 2014" the medics treating the Ebola epidemic that has killed more than 6,300 people, paying tribute to their courage and mercy.

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Ebola death toll now highest in Sierra Leone

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Sierra Leone now leads Liberia as having the highest number of deaths from Ebola and western health experts say, the virus there is still spreading.

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Malaria deaths halved since 2000 but Ebola risks gains: WHO

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Malaria deaths halved since 2000 but Ebola risks gains: WHO

The number of people dying from malaria has almost halved since 2000, although progress in west Africa risks being reversed by the Ebola outbreak, the World Health Organization said Tuesday.

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Bird flu virus discovered in Tra Vinh Province

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A flock of poultry at Phong Thanh Commune in Cau Ke District of the Mekong delta province of Tra Vinh has been tested positive with H5N1 virus , said the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.

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Avian flu reported in Mekong Delta province

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Avian flu reported in Mekong Delta province

Avian influenza virus subtype H5N1 appeared in the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh as 177 chickens in Phong Thanh commune, Cau Ke district, were tested positive for the virus, the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development affirmed.

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Hanoi benefactors lend hand to HIV/AIDS patients

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Hanoi benefactors lend hand to HIV/AIDS patients

More than 200 organisations and individuals donated over 3.3 billion VND (157,100 USD) to Hanoi’s support fund for people living with HIV on December 4 as a way to extend their assistance to the target group.

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Three nations to tighten border health checks

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

Representatives from Viet Nam, Laos and Cambodia yesterday said that there was poor co-operation between bordering provinces on controlling diseases.

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Egypt reports four new bird flu deaths

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Egypt reports four new bird flu deaths

The latest deaths from H5N1, a strain that has killed more than 400 people worldwide since first appearing in 2003, were reported in the North African country in the past two weeks.

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Obama urges Congress over US$6 billion Ebola war chest

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Obama urges Congress over US$6 billion Ebola war chest

US President Barack Obama on Tuesday (Dec 2) called on Congress to approve emergency funding to help battle the Ebola virus, saying the West African outbreak remained a threat.

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Obama urges Congress over US$6 billion Ebola war chest

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Obama urges Congress over US$6 billion Ebola war chest

US President Barack Obama on Tuesday (Dec 2) called on Congress to approve emergency funding to help battle the Ebola virus, saying the West African outbreak remained a threat.

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HIV evolving 'into milder form'

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HIV evolving 'into milder form'

HIV is evolving to become less deadly and less infectious, according to a major scientific study.

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