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Dầu Gió, a Poignant Link Between My Family Legacy and Traditional Medicine

This is an excerpt from Chapter 2 of the book Pills, Teas, and Songs: Stories of Medicine Around the World by Debby Nguyen, republished with permission. Debby's family of pharmacists and doc...

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Vietnam Begins Covid-19 Vaccinations With Hospital Staff in Hanoi, Saigon, Hai Duong

Less than two weeks after the first batch of vaccine doses landed, Vietnam officially began its national vaccination campaign against COVID-19.

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First Covid-19 Vaccine Doses Arrive in Vietnam. Who Will Get It First?

Vietnam's COVID-19 vaccination drive is about to begin.

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Vietnam to Receive 1st Batch of Oxford Covid-19 Vaccine Doses This Sunday

We are ready!

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Vietnam's Covid-19 Vaccine Strategy Gains Clarity

Vietnam's COVID-19 vaccine strategy is becoming clearer.

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All Airport Staff Nationwide to be Tested for Covid-19

It's the latest step in efforts to combat the pandemic.

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Vietnam Approves Oxford Vaccine; First Batch to Arrive This Quarter

Good news.

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2nd Made-in-Vietnam Covid-19 Vaccine Candidate Enters Human Trials

A second COVID-19 candidate vaccine has officially entered the human trial phase. 

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Vietnam Is Negotiating to Secure 30m Doses of the UK's Covid-19 Vaccine

We are ready and waiting.

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Vietnam Detects First Case of New Covid-19 Variant Discovered in UK

The individual in question was quarantined upon arrival, posing no threat to the community.

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21 Vietnamese Students Test Positive for Covid-19 in South Korea Dorm Cluster

The infections are part of 1,078 new COVID-19 cases reported on Wednesday, the highest single-day total for South Korea.

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Vietnam's Covid-19 Vaccine Not Ready for Mass Distribution Until 2022

As they say, patience is a virtue.

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All F1 Contacts of Recent Saigon Covid-19 Cases Test Negative

Saigon health authorities are in the process of testing F2 contacts.

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Saigon: 2 New Community Covid-19 Cases; Several Universities Suspend Classes

Both cases are direct contacts of Case 1,347.

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How a Simple Toilet Improved the Life of a Small Ben Tre Family

Do you ever pause for a second when using the toilet?

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5.3m Vietnamese Citizens Are Prediabetic, Expert Says

About 5.3 million Vietnamese, or 8.6% of the entire population, have prediabetes. 

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Saigon Hospital Resumes Program to Provide Free IVF Treatment for 60 Couples

The Ươm Mầm Hạnh Phúc (Nurturing Happiness) program will cover the costs for in vitro fertilization (IVF) for 60 qualified married couples at My Duc Hospital in Saigon.

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First Covid-19 Vaccine Candidate in Vietnam Moves to Human Trials

Sixty Vietnamese have volunteered to participate in the first human trial of the vaccine to begin this month.

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Saigon Quarantines 47 Direct Contacts of Suspected Covid-19 Case in Japan

A rapid test in Japan recently showed that a South Korean national who arrived from Vietnam might have been infected with COVID-19.

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Saigon to Open New 1,000-Bed Oncology Hospital With Helipad Next Month

After years of delay, the second campus of the Ho Chi Minh City Oncology Hospital will finally open its doors to patients next month.