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Measles Outbreak Kills More Than 100 in Vietnam

A measles outbreak sweeping through Vietnam is now blamed for 108 deaths, many of them children, far more than the 25 reported by the Health Ministry just last week. Vietnam however, has yet to declare the disease an epidemic despite an online outcry and appeals from health experts, including doctors who met with the minister of health on Wednesday. The director of Vietnam's National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Nguyen Tran Hien, told VOA's Vietnamese service that an...

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