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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.

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).

Vietnam culls 1.7 million pigs as more provinces detect African swine fever

Soc Trang and Kien Giang in the Mekong Delta are the two latest localities where African swine fever has been detected in Vietnam.
May 27, 2019 | 03:36 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

Vietnam health facility overwhelmed by vaccination registrations amidst side-effects scare

A Thua Thien-Hue health center was overrun on Wednesday by people trying to register for on-demand vaccine shots for their children.
May 09, 2019 | 10:35 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

African swine fever spreads to another Vietnam province

The African swine fever has spread to the north-central province of Thanh Hoa with the first outbreak detected on a farm this week.
February 26, 2019 | 06:37 pm GMT+7

Incurable African swine fever detected in northern Vietnam

An incurable strain of African swine fever has been detected in Hung Yen and Thai Binh provinces, it was announced Tuesday.
February 20, 2019 | 03:53 pm GMT+7

Poultry infected with bird flu in province near Saigon

Thousands of poultry are infected with H5N1, otherwise known as bird flu, in a province near Saigon.
January 08, 2019 | 09:07 am GMT+7

Hanoi to catch unattended dogs to fight rabies

Hanoi is set to hire dogcatchers to round up stray and unattended canines as part of efforts to combat rabies.
November 28, 2018 | 01:35 pm GMT+7

Vietnam set to launch indigenous swine, avian flu vaccines

Indigenously produced vaccines for swine and avian flu have passed clinical trials and could be launched next year.
September 23, 2018 | 07:48 am GMT+7
 
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