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mardi 28 janvier 2020

Vietnam’s efforts to stop the spread of the coronavirus still inadequate

Two confirmed cases have been reported, but 11 people are under observation.

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lundi 27 janvier 2020

Da Nang hotel causes stir for refusing service to Chinese tourists over new coronavirus fear

A hotel in Da Nang has recently become a topic of debate after it denied Chinese tourists service for fear of a new coronavirus epidemic that has been hitting Wuhan City in China very hard.

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jeudi 23 janvier 2020

Vietnam says two Chinese citizens in Vietnam confirmed to have coronavirus

Two Chinese citizens in Vietnam have tested positive for coronavirus but are in “good condition, Vietnam’s health ministry said on Thursday.

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mardi 21 janvier 2020

Vietnam’s tough new drunk-rriving law is hurting beer sales

Vietnam’s new get-tough-on-drunk-driving law is reining in one of the world’s fastest-growing beer markets.

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jeudi 16 janvier 2020

Vietnam isolates two chinese visitors with fevers in Danang

Two Chinese visitors from Wuhan city have been put in isolation by Vietnam’s Ministry of Health and are under observation for the new coronavirus after landing at Danang International Airport Tuesday.

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vendredi 3 janvier 2020

Vietnam takes caution against suspected SARS epidemic in China

Vietnamese health authorities have announced they are keeping themselves updated on reports of patients contracting viral pneumonia in a central Chinese province, which many speculate could be linked to SARS, a flu-like virus that killed hundreds of people a decade ago.

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jeudi 7 novembre 2019

The pain of surging pork prices Is now being felt in Vietnam

African swine fever, the deadly pig disease that drove up China’s pork prices to record levels, is now taking another major consumer of the meat hostage.

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lundi 21 octobre 2019

Vietnam’s growing alcohol and salt addiction

The news that almost 60 percent of Vietnamese consume excessive salt and alcohol is one of the negative consequences of its remarkable economic progress.

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vendredi 19 juillet 2019

Obesity is climbing faster in Vietnam than anywhere in Southeast Asia

Obesity is rising fast in Southeast Asia, putting strain on healthcare systems and government budgets, particularly in countries like Malaysia and Indonesia, according to research from Fitch Solutions Macro Research.

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samedi 13 juillet 2019

Baby Hoai An, found in plastic bag and treated in Singapore, dies in Vietnam

A Vietnamese baby girl who was treated at a Singapore hospital after being left for dead in Vietnam in March has died.

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vendredi 31 mai 2019

Vietnam culls 2 million pigs, urges whole nation to fight swine fever

Vietnam said on Friday (May 31) it has culled 2 million pigs in a bid to curb an outbreak of deadly African swine fever and called on the entire nation to join the fight against the rapidly spreading disease.

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jeudi 25 avril 2019

Vietnam's top tourist destinations hit by alarming UV levels

Tourism hotspots took on a new meaning in Vietnam Wednesday with the ultraviolet index there jumping to “extremely dangerous” levels.

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vendredi 12 avril 2019

Cancer-causing herbicides banned in Vietnam

Authorities to recall and destroy herbicides a year after ban takes effect, while Thailand says it will ban glyphosate, paraquat and chlorpyrifos in 2021

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jeudi 7 mars 2019

Vietnam calls for 'drastic measures' to fight African swine fever

Vietnam’s prime minister has called for “drastic measures” to fight the spread of African swine fever in the Southeast Asian country, state media reported on Tuesday.

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mercredi 20 février 2019

Vietnam confirms first African swine fever cases on three farms

African swine fever has been detected on three farms in Vietnam, authorities said on Tuesday, the first confirmed cases of the highly contagious disease in the Southeast Asia country.

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mercredi 30 janvier 2019

Patient sings during first awake brain surgery in Vietnam

A male patient sang as he underwent an operation on his brain tumour while fully conscious, the first such procedure in Vietnam.

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mardi 29 janvier 2019

Graying Vietnam can’t afford to get old

Vietnam's socialized healthcare system looks hale on the surface but shifting demographics and financial woes point to ill-health ahead

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lundi 28 janvier 2019

Vietnam to install microchip in patients’ health insurance cards by 2020

The Vietnam Insurance Agency said that it would complete the issuance of electronic health insurance cards which will be installed with microchips to follow patients’ health records by early 2020.

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jeudi 24 janvier 2019

Public healthcare in Vietnam drops ‘the public’

The ruling Communist Party of Vietnam increasingly sees public health as a financial burden and is now weaning the country’s healthcare system off of its subsidies, Minh Vo writes.

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samedi 12 janvier 2019

More than 6 million Vietnamese are disabled

About 13 per cent of the Vietnamese population, or almost 12 million people, live in households with disabled members.

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vendredi 7 décembre 2018

Vietnam steps up measures to prevent African swine fever

Vietnamese authorities on Wednesday conducted drills to prevent the spread of African swine fever should there be an outbreak of the disease in the country, as the risks of transmission from neighboring China increase.

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lundi 29 octobre 2018

Food poisoning deaths in Vietnam fall in 10 months

Ten people died among 2,237 food poisoning sufferers in Vietnam between January and October, the country's Preventive Health Department said Monday.

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dimanche 28 octobre 2018

Across Vietnam, squalid school toilets endanger students’ health

Children dread using them even if there are enough to go around, which there often aren’t.

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lundi 25 juin 2018

Soft drinks set to give Vietnam very hard time

WHO rings alarm bells, saying skyrocketing consumption can trigger obesity epidemic and attendant health risks.

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lundi 4 juin 2018

Vietnam reports more suspected bird flu cases

Five more medical workers here have shown A/H1N1 influenza symptoms, raising the total suspected and confirmed cases to 28, including 16 confirmed ones, the municipal Preventive Medicine Center said Monday.

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dimanche 3 juin 2018

Smoke smoking : WHO wants Vietnam to raise tobacco taxes

Vietnam’s current tobacco tax only accounts for 35 percent of retail prices, while the world average is 56 percent.

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vendredi 1 juin 2018

Vietnam gets less kid friendly

Malnutrition seems to be the biggest childcare problem in the country.

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jeudi 31 mai 2018

Spirited argument on liquor consumption between Vietnam’s health ministry, businesses

Liquor industry believes stricter controls over alcohol sale and consumption are not called for.

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dimanche 15 avril 2018

Vietnam weighs overnight alcohol ban

The health ministry says it’s time to tackle the costs of excessive late night drinking.

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mardi 6 mars 2018

Air pollution is Vietnam’s silent killer

Grave air pollution in Vietnam’s cities and towns, especially Hanoi, continues to cause severe health problems for Vietnam’s growing urban population. However, no effective measures have been taken to deal with the situation.

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