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All Vietnam localities but one infected by African swine fever

Tay Ninh has become the latest Vietnamese locality to be infected with African swine fever, leaving just one left.

Vietnam hospitals a hotspot of antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Vietnamese hospitals are teeming with antibiotic-resistant bacteria, and the chances of infection rise with a patient’s length of stay, a study found.

Hanoi culls 10,000 pigs with African swine fever every day

Hanoi is killing around 10,000 pigs infected with African swine fever every day this week, up from 6,000 in previous weeks.
June 27, 2019 | 07:17 pm GMT+7

Only three Vietnam provinces free of African swine fever

Lam Dong Province in the Central Highlands is the latest to report outbreaks of African swine fever, which leaves only three provinces unaffected.
June 25, 2019 | 11:47 am GMT+7

Vietnam to foot $1.1 bln bill for diabetes by 2025

Given the high rate of diabetics in Vietnam, treatment costs for the disease are expected to soar to $1.1 billion by 2025.
June 17, 2019 | 06:59 pm GMT+7

All but one Mekong Delta province infected with African swine fever

Long An is the latest African swine fever victim, leaving Ben Tre as the only Mekong Delta locality untouched by the incurable disease.
June 17, 2019 | 02:30 pm GMT+7

Vietnam estimates $154 million loss from African swine fever

The African swine fever epidemic, which has claimed the lives of over 2.2 million pigs, has cost Vietnam VND3.6 trillion ($154 million).
June 05, 2019 | 08:08 am GMT+7

Vietnam culls 2 million pigs as African swine fever threatens large-scale farms

Vietnam has culled two million pigs infected with African swine fever as the virus continues to spread, the agriculture minister said.
May 31, 2019 | 01:54 pm GMT+7

Swedish pharma firm plans $220 mln investment in Vietnam

Leading Swedish pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca will invest $220 million to expand its presence in the country.
May 28, 2019 | 07:28 pm GMT+7

Farmers riled as Vietnam commune bans slaughter, sale of pigs

Farmers in a central Vietnam commune are unhappy with local authorities’ uncalled for response to African swine fever.
May 26, 2019 | 10:02 pm GMT+7

African swine fever spreads to two more southern provinces

Two more southern provinces, Binh Duong and An Giang, have reported outbreaks of African swine fever.
May 23, 2019 | 08:56 am GMT+7

African swine fever spreads to Khanh Hoa, 44 pigs culled

Khanh Hoa, home to the popular beach town Nha Trang, has become the latest province in Vietnam to report African swine fever.
May 16, 2019 | 10:38 am GMT+7

Malawi rolls out ground-breaking malaria vaccine

Malawi on Tuesday rolled out the world's first licensed malaria vaccine in a landmark campaign against a disease that each year kills hundreds of thousands of people, especially African children.
April 24, 2019 | 01:56 pm GMT+7

Anti-vaccination trends risk return of eradicated diseases, warn health experts

Falling vaccination rates in Vietnam could destroy herd immunity and cause eradicated diseases to return, health officials warned.
April 23, 2019 | 01:08 pm GMT+7

Global measles cases up 300 percent year-on-year: WHO

Measles cases rose 300 percent worldwide through the first three months of 2019 compared to the same period last year, the U.N. said Monday.
April 16, 2019 | 03:06 pm GMT+7
 
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