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Last Coronavirus Patient in Vietnam Tests Negative

All 16 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) in Vietnam have now tested negative. 

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Vietnam Continues Nationwide School Shutdown Due to Covid-19

Schools and university campuses were supposed to reopen on February 17 in several provinces.

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Coronavirus Update: Public Schools Close, 8th Patient Confirmed

Vietnam experienced a dramatic weekend related to the coronavirus spreading out of Wuhan, China.

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Coronavirus Update: Public Schools Close, 8 Cases in Total, 1 New Patient in Saigon

Vietnam experienced a dramatic weekend related to the coronavirus spreading out of Wuhan, China.

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3 Vietnamese, All Home for Tet From Wuhan, Test Positive for Coronavirus

Three Vietnamese nationals are now being treated for the novel coronavirus (nCoV).

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Vietnam's 2nd Coronavirus Patient Recovers; Doctors Suspect Inter-Human Transmission

The fast-spreading illness has had a limited impact on Vietnam thus far, but doctors are concerned that this could change.

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Being Human: Facing the Black Mirror of Technology Addiction

The second edition of ‘Being Human,’ our new series dedicated to mental health, focuses on the growing issue of technology addiction.

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New Draft of Medical Treatment Law to Require Foreign Doctors to Speak Vietnamese

Foreign medical professionals working in Vietnam might be required to learn Vietnamese in the future.

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Fourth Person Dies of Swine Flu This Year, Dozens Quarantined

A Buddhist nun in the Central Highlands died of swine flu on Tuesday, bringing the total number of deaths caused by the disease this year to four.

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Vietnam Among Top 15 Countries With Lowest Average Height, Official Says

All heights are beautiful.

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With Steady Increase in Healthcare Seekers, Saigon Embraces Medical Tourism

The number of international visitors who travel to Vietnam for medical services is on the rise.

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[Video] A Poignant Insight Into the Life of an Undocumented Young Man

What is life like for those who weren't registered at birth, and therefore lack an official identity, even as an adult?

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Vietnam Sees Over 300,000 Abortion Cases Annually, Health Ministry Says

Despite improving maternity health, high abortion rates remain one of Vietnam’s biggest challenge.

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New Draft Decree Requires Alcohol Ads to Include Health Warnings

The oft-debated new draft Law on Preventing Alcohol's Harmful Effects has seen new proposals from the Ministry of Health.

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African Swine Fever Has Infected All 63 Provinces and Cities in Vietnam

Ninh Thuan, Vietnam’s last stronghold against African swine fever, has fallen.

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Hanoi Health Center to Offer Rewards to People Who Bring in HIV Patients

The health center is positive their new reward system will help increase detection rates for the dangerous virus.

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Toddler Hospitalized with Poisoning After Parents Fed Him Rhino Horn Powder

Folk medicine still plays a major role in daily Vietnamese life, but inappropriate usage of these ingredients can create serious consequences.

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Vietnam Hopes to Develop African Swine Fever Vaccine in 2 Years

Despite some positive results, Vietnam is playing catch-up in finding a vaccine to control the outbreak that is devastating the nation's pork industry. 

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Vietnam's Obesity Rates Increased the Fastest in Southeast Asia in 5 Years

Between 2010 and 2014, the country's number of obese individuals rose 38%.

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New Study Reveals 29% of Primary School Students in Vietnam Are Overweight

According to a recent study by the Vietnam National Institute of Nutrition, the substantial obesity rate among elementary school students is due to a lack of physical exercise and imbalanced diets.