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Warning signals from the volatile world of influenza viruses February 2015

Warning signals from the volatile world of influenza viruses February 2015

The current global influenza situation is characterized by a number of trends that must be closely monitored. These include: an increase in the variety of animal influenza viruses co-circulating and exchanging genetic material, giving rise to novel strains; continuing cases ..

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Vietnamese practices could lead to spread of Ebola, Ebola will arrive in Viet Nam as an uninvited guest

Vietnamese practices could lead to spread of Ebola, Ebola will arrive in Viet Nam as an uninvited guest

In February 2003, Viet Nam was the first country to address the SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) epidemic. SARS had begun in southern China, spread to Hong Kong, and then from Hong Kong to Viet Nam

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13 June 2014 Update on MERS-CoV transmission from animals to humans, and interim recommendations for at-risk groups

13 June 2014 Update on MERS-CoV transmission from animals to humans, and interim recommendations for at-risk groups

Over the past year, several investigations into the animal source of MERS-CoV have been conducted. MERS-CoV genetic sequences from humans and camels in Egypt, Oman, Qatar and Saudi Arabia

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Viet Nam Government and International Partners on High Alert for Avian Influenza A (H7N9) Ahead of Lunar New Year (Tet)

Viet Nam Government and International Partners on High Alert for Avian Influenza A (H7N9) Ahead of Lunar New Year (Tet)

Hanoi, 28 January 2014 –Viet Nam’s Government and international organizations are on high alert as human cases of H7N9 surge in China, and preparations for the Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday begin. A prime ministerial-level directive issued late last week has instructed all ..

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Global Alert and Response (GAR)

Global Alert and Response (GAR)

9 MAY 2013 - The Ministry of Health in Saudi Arabia has informed WHO of an additional two laboratory confirmed cases of infection with the novel coronavirus (nCoV).

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Mekong holds health summit

Mekong holds health summit

Nearly 800 domestic and international doctors, researchers, medical managers and hospital leaders exchanged notes and shared experiences at the National Scientific Conference held yesterday in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta city of Can Tho.

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Medical workers work around clock to be ready for Ebola prevention

Medical workers work around clock to be ready for Ebola prevention

No one is quarantined in the Tropical Disease Hospital after a worker who returned from Liberia which is one of Ebola-hit countries arrived at the hospital for willing isolation

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NOTIFICATION on two Nigerian passengers onset of fever arriving at Tan Son Nhat airport, Viet Nam

NOTIFICATION on two Nigerian passengers onset of fever arriving at Tan Son Nhat airport, Viet Nam

On 19th August 2014, Emegency Operational Office (EOC), the General Department of Preventive Medicine, Ministry of Health notifies of two Nigerian passengers with fever entering Viet Nam through Tan Son Nhat airport. These two Nigerian passengers took the seats 25B and 26D ..

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Vietnam officials give green light to feverish Nigerian

Vietnam officials give green light to feverish Nigerian

Following a string of sensationalist stories, health officials assured the Vietnamese public that an Ebola-stricken patient cannot dodge Vietnam's thermal imaging cameras by taking a Tylenol.

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Myanmar, Vietnam Test Travelers for Ebola

Myanmar, Vietnam Test Travelers for Ebola

Fears of an Ebola outbreak have spread from West Africa to as far away as southeast Asia.

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