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Vietnam suspends vaccine after 9 kids die
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Vietnam suspends vaccine after 9 kids die

May 9 2013, 8:50am CDT | by

Hanoi, May 9 (IANS) Vietnam has suspended the use of Quinvaxem vaccine until the World Health Organisation (WHO) gives a report, following the death of nine children after receiving the vaccine since November 2012, state media reported.

Hanoi, May 9 — Vietnam has suspended the use of Quinvaxem vaccine until the World Health Organisation (WHO) gives a report, following the death of nine children after receiving the vaccine since...

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Vietnam suspends vaccine after 9 kids die

May 9 2013, 8:50am CDT | by

Hanoi, May 9 (IANS) Vietnam has suspended the use of Quinvaxem vaccine until the World Health Organisation (WHO) gives a report, following the death of nine children after receiving the vaccine since November 2012, state media reported.

Hanoi, May 9 — Vietnam has suspended the use of Quinvaxem vaccine until the World Health Organisation (WHO) gives a report, following the death of nine children after receiving the vaccine since November 2012, state media reported.

Quinvaxem is a preventative inoculation against diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis or whooping cough, hepatitis B and H and influenza Type B.

According to Xinhua, Quinvaxem is manufactured by the Berna Biotech Korea Corporation and was licensed for use in Vietnam's immunisation programme sponsored by the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization.

Since June 2010, Vietnam has imported 16.2 million doses of Quinvaxem, 15.2 million doses of which have already been distributed, state-run Voice of Vietnam reported.

The WHO has sent experts to Vietnam to investigate the alleged side-effects of Quinvaxem.

Batches of Quinvaxem have also been sent to Britain for tests.

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Historic audio: Robin Williams talks with Alexis Muellner in 1987

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Here is the full audio from my interview with Robin Williams in 1987, part of a never-before-heard recording. It was part of a longer project on the role of radio in Vietnam. I focused on Williams' role in the film "Good Morning, Vietnam." Click here for the more than 30-minute interview. ...
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Reflecting on my 60 minutes with Robin Williams

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HANOI, Vietnam – The European Union is making progress in free trade talks with Vietnam but a concerted push would be needed to reach an agreement this year, the EU’s top diplomat said Tuesday. Speaking to reporters in Hanoi during a one-day visit, Catherine Ashton said the negotiations will be given “new impetus” by EU President Jose Manuel Barroso’s visit to Vietnam later this month. “Negotiations are making good progress although acceleration of talks would be required to reach a ...
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Value Added: Home security leads to retirement security for Vietnam vet, former Treasury employee

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