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Diphtheria claims first death of the year in Vietnam

A seven-year-old girl in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak has become the first victim of diphtheria this year.

Infected meat poisoned school kids in north Vietnam

An infection causing bacteria has been found in a school lunch that sickened 352 children in northern Vietnam last Friday.

Prolonged flooding leaves Hanoi residents suffering skin diseases

Walking in the water for days to save their farm animals and other belongings has given many Hanoians serious leg infections. 
August 05, 2018 | 11:56 am GMT+7

Swine flu detected in HCMC’s largest hospital

Cho Ray hospital is second site for an outbreak of A/H1N1 influenza in Ho Chi Minh City.
June 23, 2018 | 05:02 pm GMT+7

Vietnam reports first human death of swine flu in years

Saigon woman died from A/H1N1 influenza after attempting self-treatment at home for five days.
June 09, 2018 | 07:03 am GMT+7

Antibiotics sales in Vietnam double over 9 years, exacerbate superbug epidemic

Many patients have been given unnecessary antibiotics, or more than they need.
May 17, 2018 | 02:45 pm GMT+7

Southeast Asia needs to up its game to combat Zika: experts

Vietnam is listed among countries with 'possible endemic transmission or evidence of local mosquito-borne Zika infections'.
August 29, 2016 | 10:46 pm GMT+7

Questions grow about Zika's risk to future pregnancy

Few women have competed in the Olympics while pregnant, but the suspicion that the Zika virus in mothers is causing birth defects is central to calculations by athletes and others planning travel to Brazil in August for the summer games.
March 10, 2016 | 06:40 pm GMT+7
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