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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.

African swine fever reaches central Vietnam

Veterinary authorities on Monday detected African swine fever on a farm in Thua Thien-Hue Province after a few pigs were found dead there.

Animal health, provincial officials differ on reasons for swine fever outbreak

The reasons cited by animal health officials for the African swine fever outbreak do not match local conditions, provincial authorities say.
March 16, 2019 | 10:59 am GMT+7

‘Unpredictable’ African swine fever spreads to two more Vietnamese provinces

The incurable African swine fever has spread to the northern provinces of Hoa Binh and Dien Bien, bringing the total number of infected localities to nine.
March 07, 2019 | 06:30 pm GMT+7

London HIV patient becomes world's second AIDS cure hope

A man in Britain has become the second known adult worldwide to be cleared of the AIDS virus after he received a bone marrow transplant from an HIV resistant donor.
March 05, 2019 | 09:36 am GMT+7

New ransomware spreading in Vietnam, nearly 4,000 computers infected

More than 3,900 computers in Vietnam have been infected with the GandCrab data encryption virus, which takes data hostage for ransom.
December 12, 2018 | 01:32 pm GMT+7

World's first human case of rat disease found in Hong Kong

A Hong Kong man has developed the world's first ever human case of the rat version of the hepatitis E virus, a research found.
September 28, 2018 | 11:44 am 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

Vietnam vulnerable as new cyber security threat emerges

Cryptocurrency mining malware is the new threat and Vietnam’s weak cyber security makes it particularly vulnerable.
September 06, 2018 | 01:54 pm GMT+7

Virus alert: 80 percent of USBs in Vietnam are infected

USB the leading cause of system malware because it takes advantage of human trust, an expert says.
June 14, 2018 | 10:15 am GMT+7

Vietnam reports outbreak of H5N1 bird flu in north

The virus was detected at a backyard location with 1,135 birds, directly killing 300 birds, with the rest of the flock slaughtered.
July 13, 2017 | 11:39 am GMT+7

Cyber attack sweeps globe, researchers see 'WannaCry' link

Virus spreads to major global companies.
June 28, 2017 | 10:24 am GMT+7

Zika virus threatens to spread to northern Vietnam

The virus may inevitably find its way up to mosquito-infested northern provinces and cities.
October 10, 2016 | 03:34 pm GMT+7

Why the Zika virus is causing alarm

Vietnam's third case of the Zika virus was confirmed August 4 in the southern province of Phu Yen. 
August 04, 2016 | 07:30 am GMT+7

Software security suffers as upstarts lose access to virus data

A number of young technology security companies are losing access to the largest collection of industry analysis of computer viruses, a setback industry experts say will increase exposure to hackers.
May 10, 2016 | 09:23 am GMT+7
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