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More kids have pneumonia caused by virus RSV
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More kids have pneumonia caused by virus RSV

The National Children Hospital in Hanoi said that lately, more neonates have pneumonia due to virus RSV.

Dengue, Zika virus infections escalates in HCMC
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Dengue, Zika virus infections escalates in HCMC

Dengue fever and diseases caused by Zika virus are escalating in these days in Ho Chi Minh City with 19,021 cases of dengue and 130 Zika infections.

HCM City: Nine pregnant women contract Zika virus
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HCM City: Nine pregnant women contract Zika virus

HCM City (VNA) – Nine out of 83 people infected with the Zika virus in Ho Chi Minh City are pregnant, according to the municipal Preventive Medical Centre. The nine patients are under treatment at

HCMC records 62 Zika virus cases
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HCMC records 62 Zika virus cases

The Ho Chi Minh City Preventive Medicine Center yesterday said that as of November 21, districts reported five more cases of Zika virus, bringing total infection cases to 62 citywide.

9 pregnant women in Ho Chi Minh City contract Zika virus
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9 pregnant women in Ho Chi Minh City contract Zika virus

In one of the cases, a healthy baby has been born with no abnormalities.

Binh Phuoc works to tackle dengue, Zika virus
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Binh Phuoc works to tackle dengue, Zika virus

Binh Phuoc (VNA) – The health sector of the southern province of Binh Phuoc is implementing campaigns to fight dengue fever and zika virus-related diseases as the number of dengue cases is high. The

Zika cases rise to 62 in Ho Chi Minh City; virus hits 16 districts
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Zika cases rise to 62 in Ho Chi Minh City; virus hits 16 districts

The number of Zika cases in Ho Chi Minh City has risen to 62 as of Sunday, health officials said, adding that five new patients have been confirmed.

City steps up Zika virus prevention efforts
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City steps up Zika virus prevention efforts

Health officials in HCM City have been instructed to take serious measures against the Zika virus in wards and communes that have had no reported Zika cases.

WHO declares end of Zika emergency but says virus remains a threat
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WHO declares end of Zika emergency but says virus remains a threat

The World Health Organization on Friday declared that Zika no longer constitutes an international emergency, but it stressed a need for a long-term effort to address the virus, which has been linked

HCM City: Zika virus infections continue to rise
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HCM City: Zika virus infections continue to rise

HCM City (VNA) – Ho Chi Minh City’s Preventive Medicine Department has announced eight new cases of Zika virus infection, raising the total Zika-affected cases as of November 18 to 46. According to

First case of Zika virus in Ba Ria-Vung Tau
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First case of Zika virus in Ba Ria-Vung Tau

Health authority in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau announced the first case diagnosed with the mosquito-borne virus yesterday.

Quang Ninh province moves to prevent Zika virus
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Quang Ninh province moves to prevent Zika virus

Quang Ninh (VNA) – The northern province of Quang Ninh is ramping up anti-Zika efforts given that it is a popular destination among tourists. Asides from increased examination of tourists from

Binh Duong, Dak Lak take measures against Zika virus
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Binh Duong, Dak Lak take measures against Zika virus

Binh Duong (VNA) –The southern province of Binh Duong has instructed its health department to coordinate with relevant agencies in implementing measures to prevent and fight Zika virus. The province

HCM City steps up screening for Zika virus
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HCM City steps up screening for Zika virus

HCM City (VNA) – Ho Chi Minh City is offering more advice and tests for pregnant women amidst fear of the Zika virus, with 17 cases reported in the southern city by October 31. Hung Vuong Hospital,

Zika virus infection count in HCM City reaches 17
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Zika virus infection count in HCM City reaches 17

Seventeen people have tested positive for the Zika virus in HCM City as of yesterday, according to the city-based Pasteur Institute.

Man's Death from 'Heartland Virus' Shows Wide-Ranging Effects on the Body
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Man's Death from 'Heartland Virus' Shows Wide-Ranging Effects on the Body

The death of a 68-year-old Tennessee man in 2015 sheds light on a rare tick-borne pathogen known as the Heartland virus, according to a new report of the man's case. The Heartland virus was first

Ho Chi Minh City declares end of Zika virus at ward level
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Ho Chi Minh City declares end of Zika virus at ward level

HCM City (VNA) – The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has declared the end of Zika virus outbreak at commune-ward level in Phuoc Long Ward, District 9. However, the outbreak still remained in An

First Zika virus case reported in Long An province
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First Zika virus case reported in Long An province

Hanoi (VNA) – The first Zika virus infection in the southern province of Long An was announced by the provincial Health Department at a press conference on October 24, raising the total number of

HCM City expands Zika virus monitoring network
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HCM City expands Zika virus monitoring network

HCM City (VNA) – Ho Chi Minh City’s Health Department said it launched 15 more points for screening and detecting Zika virus infections in the context of increasing number of infections in the city.

4-year-old girl in southern Vietnam tests positive for Zika virus
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4-year-old girl in southern Vietnam tests positive for Zika virus

The country has confirmed nine cases so far as outbreaks continue in Asia.