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Vietnam confirms 54 new A/H1N1 cases

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Vietnam confirms 54 new A/H1N1 cases

Vietnamese health authorities on August 15 confirmed 54 new cases of A/H1N1 influenza and warned the public to take preventive measures strictly to protect themselves against the disease.

63 more cases of A/H1N1 flu reported

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63 more cases of A/H1N1 flu reported

The Ministry of Health (MoH) reported 63 new infections of the A/H1N1 influenza, bringing the total number of cases to 1,363 nationwide with two deaths as of 5pm on Aug. 14.

HCM City queries pricing of Tamiflu

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HCM City queries pricing of Tamiflu

The municipal Department of Health will carry out inspections of all pharmacies to check the pricing and quality of the anti-viral drug Tamiflu next week, according to officials.

US supports Vietnam in blood safety

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US supports Vietnam in blood safety

A US-sponsored blood safety workshop is underway in Can Tho city to strengthen the capacity of laboratory officers and technicians of military hospitals nationwide, the American Embassy said on August 10.

Vietnam confirms 39 new A/H1N1 cases

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Vietnam confirms 39 new A/H1N1 cases

Vietnamese health authorities on August 6 confirmed 39 new cases of A/H1N1 influenza and warned the public not to buy Tamiflu anti-viral medication without a doctor’s prescription.

Food safety checks let consumers down

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Food safety checks let consumers down

A shortage of food hygiene and safety inspectors nationwide has contributed to 29 deaths from food poisoning and more than 2,500 people hospitalised in the first six months of this year, the Ministry of Health’s Food Hygiene and Safety Department has revealed.