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A/H1N1 flu future deems unpredictable

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A/H1N1 flu future deems unpredictable

It is difficult to predict future developments of A/H1N1 flu in the coming time, though the epidemic has showed signs of waning in recent time, said a health official on Dec 23.

A/H1N1 flu claims 49 lives in Vietnam

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A/H1N1 flu claims 49 lives in Vietnam

Vietnam’s health ministry has confirmed 49 deaths from the A/H1N1 flu as of December 15, with two recent victims were pregnant and the other already suffered from the African fever.

WHO’s new therapy cures 36 million TB patients

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WHO’s new therapy cures 36 million TB patients

An estimated 36 million people have been cured of tuberculosis since the World Health Organisation (WHO) developed the Directly Observed Therapy Short-course (DOTS) in 1994, according to the WHO’s release on Dec. 9.

Ethnic women take to prenatal care

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Ethnic women take to prenatal care

The number of ethnic pregnant women in Central Highland Gia Lai province having regular medical check-ups at clinics is increasing, but 58 percent of them still give birth at home.

E-pharmaceuticals trading floor to open soon

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E-pharmaceuticals trading floor to open soon

An electronic trading floor for pharmaceuticals, the first of its kind in the country, will open at the end of this month as part of an initiative by the Vietnam Pharmaceutical Production and Trading Association (VPPTA).

Bird flu claims fifth fatality

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Bird flu claims fifth fatality

The Ministry of Health on Nov. 30 reported that a 23-year-old man had died from avian influenza type H5N1 in the northwestern province of Dien Bien , bringing the total number of fatalities this year in the country to five