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Vietnam reports initial success in creating African swine fever vaccine

An African swine fever vaccine being tested in Vietnam has shown positive results, with injected pigs not getting infected alongside sick ones.

Research center asks national expressway to move out of farm’s way

A vaccine research center in central Vietnam wants relocation plans for the North-South Expressway changed to avoid its farm.

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

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

Preference for non-subsidized vaccine injects chaos in Da Nang

Pandemonium ensued at a Da Nang health center when parents were asked to return home without getting their kids vaccinated.
March 30, 2019 | 03:11 pm GMT+7

Vietnam researching into incurable swine fever to develop vaccine

Vietnam is trying to develop a vaccine against African swine fever, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong said Tuesday.
March 27, 2019 | 01:48 pm GMT+7

Measles is back in HCMC, doctors blame failure to get vaccinated

Ho Chi Minh City is in the grip of a measles epidemic.
January 16, 2019 | 04:22 pm GMT+7

Measles outbreak burdens major Saigon hospital

One Saigon hospital is treating 60 to 70 measles patients a day, 50 times higher, year-on-year.
January 15, 2019 | 08:41 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

India bans vaccine imports from tainted China company

India has banned the import of a rabies vaccine from a Chinese manufacturer embroiled in a safety scandal.
August 01, 2018 | 03:04 pm GMT+7

China launches nationwide vaccine sector inspection after scandal

China's drug regulator said it has launched a nationwide inspection of vaccine production as authorities step up the response to an outragous fraud case.
July 26, 2018 | 09:41 am GMT+7

15 detained in China vaccine scandal

Chinese authorities have arrested 15 people including the chairwoman of a rabies vaccine producer under fire for fraudulent quality control in the country's latest drug-safety scandal.
July 25, 2018 | 10:32 am GMT+7

New cancer 'vaccine' completely eliminates tumors in mice

Stanford University researchers successfully used immune stimulators to eliminate cancerous tumors.
February 09, 2018 | 09:05 am GMT+7
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