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    Many people in the U.S. who are fully vaccinated and boosted for COVID have been waiting—eagerly in some cases—to receive another layer of protection as they pass the six-month mark after their last booster in fall 2022.

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    A new study conducted in England shows that the risk of death due to COVID-19 remains very low for children and young people, and most deaths occur in those with underlying...

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The Vietnam Public Health Association (VPHA)

Vietnam Public Health Association (VPHA) is a professional social organization established in 2002 under the management of the Ministry of Home Affairs. We are members of the Central Committee of the Vietnam Fatherland Front and members of the World Federation of Public Health Association (WFPHA).

Our vision is to become the best, friendliest, and most informative public health knowledge and practice hub in Vietnam and the region, where professionals and people can lean on whenever needed.

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All About COVID-19

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What is COVID-19 and Long COVID?

COVID-19, short for “coronavirus disease 2019,” is caused by a virus called SARS-CoV-2. It’s a respiratory illness that primarily spreads…

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COVID-19 may cause some people to experience long-term symptoms and conditions from their infection, known as long COVID…

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COVID-19 vaccines in Vietnam

COVID-19 may cause some people to experience long-term symptoms and conditions from their infection, known as long COVID…

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COVID-19, caused by the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, has brought about a global health crisis. To protect yourself, your loved ones, and the wider community, it’s essential to follow these prevention measures and recommendations

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The COVID-19 pandemic, caused by the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, has prompted an unprecedented global research effort to better comprehend the virus, develop effective treatments, and formulate strategies for prevention and control.

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Long COVID-19 syndrome (Long COVID)

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From: https://vpha.org.vn/covid-19/hoi-chung-covid-19-keo-dai-long-covid.html Definition The World Health Organization (WHO) has released the first official definition of Long Covid-19 Syndrome , published in October…

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Other Infectious Diseases

 Learn about Vietnam’s most common infectious diseases: Understanding, Preventing, and Navigating Health Safely

Dengue

Deadly dengue virus hacks mosquito saliva to spread sickness

The saliva of mosquitoes infected with dengue viruses contains a substance that thwarts the human immune system and makes it easier for...

Tuberculosis

Portable device provides rapid, accurate diagnosis of tuberculosis, other bacterial infections

A handheld diagnostic device that Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators first developed to diagnose cancer has been adapted to rapidly diagnose tuberculosis (TB) and other important infectious bacteria...

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